Tag Archives: Book Review

The Red Gate Guide to SQL Server Team-based Development

This was one of the first tech-books which I have read entirely in electronic format.   This is slightly odd considering the number of Simple Talk publishing books that I have now read.  Like the others in the simple talk publishing … Continue reading

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SQL Antipatterns: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Database Programming

One of the things that I have been looking at over the last several months is the list of books which have been compiled into a reading list for the Microsoft Certified Master program (Robert Davis (@SQLSoldier) has compiled the … Continue reading

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Performance Tuning with SQL Server Dynamic Management Views

Performance Tuning with SQL Server Dynamic Management Views By Louis Davidson and Tim Ford I’m not 100% certain what it was that I was expecting from this book.  From one review I had read on amazon, I was halfway expecting … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals by Kalen Delaney et al. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals took me a good six weeks to finish as it had so much information to consume that I would often find myself reading for ten … Continue reading

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SQL Server Tacklebox

SQL Server Tacklebox – Essential tools and scripts for the day–to–day DBA by Rodney Landrum. I have read a lot of SQL books by now, so a lot of what I get from them is just picking up on little … Continue reading

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Data Quality: The Field Guide

Data Quality: The Field Guide by Thomas Redman I started Data Quality: The Field Guide after seeing it mentioned in a few other texts which I have read on the subject of Data Quality. I have become more and more … Continue reading

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Book Reviews and Data Modeling Essentials, Third Edition

Thoughts on Book Reviews A few years ago I attempted to put down my thoughts on the various books which I was reading.  I did this for anything and everything which I was reading.  Then I found a few different … Continue reading

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