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Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2008: T-SQL Querying

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Tackle the toughest set-based querying and query tuning problems—guided by an author team with in-depth, inside knowledge of T-SQL. Deepen your understanding of architecture and internals—and gain practical approaches and advanced techniques to optimize your code’s performance.

Discover how to:

- Move from procedural programming to the language of sets and logic
- Optimize qu
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Paperback, 798 pages
Published March 25th 2009 by Microsoft Press
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Deep dive into the internals of SQL Server 2008 with this excellent tome from the ever reliable Itzik Ben-Gan. A tough read but ultimately rewarding, this book exposes the SQL Server optimizer and teaches you how to tame the beast.
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Itzik Ben-Gan is a Mentor and Co-Founder of SolidQ. A SQL Server Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) since 1999, Itzik has delivered numerous training events around the world focused on T-SQL Querying, Query Tuning and Programming. Itzik is the author of several books including Microsoft SQL Server 2012 High-Performance T-SQL Using Window Functions and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 T-SQL Fundam ...more
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