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MCSA Guide to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-462), International Edition Paperback – 31 May 2013

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  • Paperback: 550 pages
  • Publisher: Course Technology (31 May 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1133131093
  • ISBN-13: 978-1133131090
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 2.3 x 27.7 cm
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1. Introduction to SQL Server 2012. 2. Deploying SQL Server 2012. 3. Architecture and Configuration. 4. Creating SQL Server 2012 Databases. 5. Transact-SQL Primer. 6. SQL Server Security. 7. Performance Monitoring and Optimization. 8. Backup and Recovery. 9. Extracting, Transforming, and Loading Data. 10. Monitoring SQL Server 2012. Appendix. Glossary. Index.

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Faisal Akkawi, Ph.D., is Executive Director of Information Systems Programs at Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies. He holds a doctorate in computer science and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Akkawi is an accomplished educator with experience in classroom instruction, curriculum development, faculty and course scheduling, faculty and student recruitment, and budgetary development. An active researcher, his work focuses on knowledge management, concurrent object-oriented software systems, aspect-oriented technology, and the evolution of technological education. Dr. Akkawi has been honored with two NASA Faculty Fellowships, completing projects within the Avionic Offices of both Johnson Space Center and the Ames Research Center. His fellowship work included designing and implementing a framework used in the Advanced Diagnostic and Advanced Caution and Warning System for the International Space Station (ISS), as well as the Integrated System Health Management (ISHM) Testbed project to develop next-generation technologies for the Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV), lunar habitats and human missions to Mars.

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