Get up to speed on the extensive changes to the newest release of Microsoft SQL Server
The 2012 release of Microsoft SQL Server changes how you develop applications for SQL Server. With this comprehensive resource, SQL Server authority Robert Vieira presents the fundamentals of database design and SQL concepts, and then shows you how to apply these concepts using the updated SQL Server. Publishing time and date with the 2012 release, Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Programming begins with a quick overview of database design basics and the SQL query language and then quickly proceeds to show you how to implement the fundamental concepts of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
You'll explore the key additions and changes to this newest version, including conditional action constructs, enhanced controls for results paging, application integration with SharePoint and Excel, and development of BI applications.
- Covers new features such as SQL Azure for cloud computing, client-connectivity enhancements, security and compliance, data replication, and data warehouse performance improvements
- Addresses essential topics including managing keys, writing scripts, and working with store procedures
- Shares helpful techniques for creating and changing tables, programming with XML, and using SQL Server Reporting and Integration Services
Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Programming demystifies even the most difficult challenges you may face with the new version of Microsoft SQL Server.
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Get the tools to change the way you develop database applications This step–by–step tutorial will show you how to create more productivemanagement applications and gain business intelligence from your SQLServer database environment. You′ll learn the foundation objects of SQL and basic queries and joins. You′ll then add objects to your database and use items that are important to the physical design. Next, you′ll explore SQL Server scripting. By the end, you′ll have gained the necessary skills to build a world–class database for your world–class application, using the full capabilities of SQL Server 2012. Beginning Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Programming : Explores the key concepts for developing SQL Server applications, including conditional action constructs, enhanced controls for results paging, application integration with SharePoint and Excel, and the development of Business Intelligence applications Walks you through client–connectivity enhancements, security and compliance, and data warehouse performance improvements Addresses essential topics including managing keys, writing scripts, and working with stored procedures Shares helpful techniques for creating and changing tables, programming with XML, and using SQL Server Reporting and Integration Services wrox.com Programmer Forums Join our Programmer to Programmer forums to ask and answer programming questions about this book, join discussions on the hottest topics in the industry, and connect with fellow programmers from around the world. Code Downloads Take advantage of free code samples from this book, as well as code samples from hundreds of other books, all ready to use. Read More Find articles, ebooks, sample chapters and tables of contents for hundreds of books, and more reference resources on programming topics that matter to you. Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that guides you through all the techniques involved.