Database Programming

Reading: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions by Itzik Ben-Gan

Reading: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions by Itzik Ben-Gan

Score: 5/5 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions Author: Itzik Ben-Gan 244 pages Publisher: Microsoft Press, May 2012 Buy on Amazon: Paperback , Kindle ITBookworm Score: 5/5 Anyone who knows me knows the truth: I’m a Ben-Gan fan, and for good reason. Itzik has a consistently understandable and concise writing style. He simplifies...
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Inside MS SQL Server 2008: T-SQL Querying by Itzik Ben-Gan, with Lubor Kollar, Dejan Sarka, Steve Kass, and Kalen Delaney

Inside MS SQL Server 2008: T-SQL Querying Authors: Itzik Ben-Gan, with Lubor Kollar, Dejan Sarka, Steve Kass, and Kalen Delaney Paperback: 832 pages Publisher: Microsoft Press; 1 edition (March 25, 2009) Language: English ITBookworm Score: 5/5 I’m a big fan of Itzik Ben-Gan’s 2005 book of the same name, so I’ve been waiting for this...
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SQL Server 2005 Service Broker by Roger Wolter

SQL Server 2005 Service Broker by Roger Wolter

SQL Server 2005 Service Broker Author: Roger Wolter Softcover: 224 pages Publisher: Rational Press (Jul 15 2005 12:00AM) Book dimensions: 8.7 x 6.1 x 0.5 inches ISBN: 1932577203 ITBookworm score: 4.0 /5 Score Reasoning There are a couple things that kept this book from getting 5 stars. First, there’s no index. I really think...
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Scripting SQL Server 2005 Integration Services by Donald Farmer

Scripting SQL Server 2005 Integration Services by Donald Farmer

Scripting SQL Server 2005 Integration Services Author: Donald Farmer Softcover: 192 pages Publisher: Rational Press (Jul 15 2005) Book dimensions: 8.7 x 6.1 x 0.5 inches ISBN: 1932577211 ITBookworm score: 4.0 /5 Score Reasoning I really wanted to give this book 5 stars. It has almost everything you need in a book of this...
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Learning SQL by Alan Beaulieu

Learning SQL by Alan Beaulieu

  Learning SQL Author: Alan Beaulieu Softcover: 289 pages Publisher: O’Reilly(August 22, 2005) Book dimensions: 9.2 x 7.0 x 0.8 inches ISBN: 0-596-00727-2 ITBookworm score: 3.0 /5 Synopsis This is one of those books that seems to not have a solid home. The biggest question I asked myself when I got it was, do...
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