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Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Training Kit (Exam 70-461) publishing delay


Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Training Kit (Exam 70-461) publishing delay

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I've been waiting patiently for this training kit coming out for months now, expectantly waiting for it's arrival end of November. Now i find out it's being delayed. When exactly is the training kit being made available to us I wonder ?

I'm trying desperately to make a start on some self-study and want to make a proper start soon.
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I pre-ordered Training Kit (Exam 70-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012, right now the delivery estimate is Wednesday December 12, 2012. They've changed the date several times now, so I'll believe it when I have the book in my hands :-D

I've been reading Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fundamentals and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions to get a head start.

KatieAndEmil also created an excellent tutorial. http://www.katieandemil.com/katie-and-emil-tutorial-to-70-461-querying-microsoft-sql-server-2012
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I speculate that the delay is due to all the errors found in the 70-462 book that was released in July. There are so many errors in this book it is almost worthless.

Here is the list of errors:
http://oreilly.com/catalog/errata.csp?isbn=0790145345134

If it takes longer for them to release the 70-461 book without all the errors, I think the delay is worth the end result of trustworthy information.



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My 463 book is also delayed. It's release date was Nov 1, but my estimated ship date is the 22 Dec. At least I have the 462 book to read in the meantime.
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Why is this book $900? It was around $50 before, I was not fast enough to buy.

Available from these sellers.

1 new from $900.00

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0735666059/ref=s9_simh_gw_p14_d0_i1
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Why is this book $900? It was around $50 before, I was not fast enough to buy.

Available from these sellers.

1 new from $900.00

Link:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0735666059/ref=s9_simh_gw_p14_d0_i1



That must be some mistake somewhere, because although the book probably is pretty good, it won't be worth $900 :-)


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the $900 book is 100% errata free :-)
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Even used copies are nearing $900.


Available from these sellers.



1 new from $900.00 1 used from $877.61
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This book is being reprinted in January 2013 due to the chapters and page numbers being out-of-order, but you can buy the e-book today for $55.99

http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0790145345059.do



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That is great! Jan 2013 is tomorrow! Price again $50!?

Or more like Jan 31, 2013?

I am sure it is a very good book, but $900 is a bit steep for me.

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