Robert Frasca (12/17/2009)
I have the book on my desk. I also have had the pleasure of speaking with Grant and hearing him speak at the New England SQL Server User Group and a SQL Code Camp. He also has anothe book out which is equally good. SQL Server 2008 Query Performance Tuning Distilled.
Nice review and you really did a great job of identifying the value of the book.
I've read that one cover to cover, as well. As you say, it's equally as good.
Thanks for your comment on the review, Robert.
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