Popular SQL Server Books

The following 7 SQL Server books are the current best-sellers. If you are looking for books about SQL Server, then these books will certainly help! If you know more books about SQL Server which are missing from the list below, please let us know!

Popular SQL Server Books

  • SQL and Relational Theory: How to Write Accurate SQL Code
    SQL and Relational Theory: How to Write Accurate SQL Code

    How can image relations help you formulate complex SQL queries. SQL supports “quantified comparisons,” but they’re better avoided. Database theory and practice have evolved considerably since Codd first defined the relational model, back in 1969.

  • Getting Started with SQL: A Hands-On Approach for Beginners
    Getting Started with SQL: A Hands-On Approach for Beginners

    You will quickly master the fundamentals of SQL and learn how to create your own databases. Not only will you learn how to use key SQL statements to find and manipulate your data, but you’ll also discover how to efficiently design and manage databases to meet your needs. You’ll also learn how to: Explore relational databases, including lightweight and centralized models Use SQLite and SQLiteStudio to create lightweight databases in minutes Query and transform data in meaningful ways by using SELECT, WHERE, GROUP BY, and ORDER BY Join tables to get a more complete view of your business data Build your own tables and centralized databases by using normalized design principles Manage data by learning how to INSERT, DELETE, and UPDATE records.

  • PowerShell for SQL Server Essentials
    PowerShell for SQL Server Essentials

    Manage and monitor SQL Server administration and application deployment with PowerShell About This Book Create scripts using PowerShell to manage and monitor server administration and application deployment Automate creation of SQL Database objects through PowerShell with the help of SQL Server module (SQLPS) and SQL Server snapins A fast paced guide, packed with hands-on examples on profiling and configuring SQL Server Who This Book Is For This book is written for SQL Server administrators and developers who want to leverage PowerShell to work with SQL Server. What You Will Learn Create scripts using PowerShell to manage and monitor server administration and application deployment Automate the creation of SQL Database objects through PowerShell with the help of the SQL Server module (SQLPS) and SQL Server snap-ins Use PowerShell to work with SQL Server specific providers and cmdlets Identify and manage SQL Server services, instances, settings, and confi gurations Profile your SQL Server instances and export current configurations to a file Monitor SQL Server jobs and alerts Manage logins, database users, and instance security and permissions Invoke T-SQL queries from PowerShell and export results Accomplish tasks from your DBA daily/weekly/monthly/yearly checklists with PowerShell In Detail PowerShell for SQL Server Essentials helps us to manage and monitor server administration and application deployment. Use PowerShell along with SQL Server to perform common DBA tasks.

  • Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development
    Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development

    Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development teaches you through clear step-by-step exercises to create business intelligence solutions using Analysis Services. Getting Started with SQL Server 2012 Cube Development begins with an introduction to business intelligence and Analysis Services, the world’s most-used cube engine. You will learn everything you need to get started with cube development using SQL Server 2012.

  • PostgreSQL Server Programming – Second Edition
    PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition

    Extend PostgreSQL using PostgreSQL server programming to create, test, debug, and optimize a range of user-defined functions in your favorite programming language About This Book Acquaint yourself with all the options to extend PostgreSQL using the programming language of your choice such as C++ and PL/Python Work with PostgreSQL 9. What You Will Learn Write functions in the built-in PL/pgSQL language or your language of choice Define and use user-defined functions (UDF) Scale your data with PL/Proxy Extend PostgreSQL to overcome the limitations of classical SQL servers Debug using NOTIFY and using PL/pgSQL debugging extensions Discover the new features in PostgreSQL 9. This book explores all possible ways to extend PostgreSQL and write server-side code using various programming languages with concrete and easy-to-understand examples.

  • SQL Server 2016 Developer’s Guide
    SQL Server 2016 Developer's Guide

    Get the most out of the rich development capabilities of SQL Server 2016 to build efficient database applications for your organization About This Book Utilize the new enhancements in Transact-SQL and security features in SQL Server 2016 to build efficient database applications Work with temporal tables to get information about data stored in the table at any point in time A detailed guide to SQL Server 2016, introducing you to multiple new features and enhancements to improve your overall development experience Who This Book Is For This book is for database developers and solution architects who plan to use the new SQL Server 2016 features for developing efficient database applications. It is also ideal for experienced SQL Server developers who want to switch to SQL Server 2016 for its rich development capabilities. This book introduces you to new features of SQL Server 2016 which will open a completely new set of possibilities for you as a developer.

  • SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook
    SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook

    What You Will Learn Key capabilities, architecture, and components of Reporting Services New features that have been added to Reporting Services Design the architecture for reporting solutions Design the architecture for BI solutions Implement reporting solutions using Reporting Services Improve the performance, availability, and scalability of the reporting solution Enhance reporting solutions with custom programming and improved security In Detail Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services comes with many new features. SQL Server 2016 also has a surfeit of new features including Mobile Reporting, and Power BI integration. This book also has recipes for enhanced mobile reporting solutions, accessing these solutions effectively, and delivering interactive business intelligence solutions.

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