Discover the advanced features of SQL 2014 using Packt’s new book and eBook

May 2014 | Enterprise, MySQL

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started with SQL Server 2014 Administration, a hands-on guide that will help readers to design advanced SQL Server 2014 infrastructures by combining both on-premise and Windows-Azure-based technology. The book is out now and available from Packt in print and all popular eBook formats. The print book is 114 pages long and is competitively priced at $26.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $16.99.

About the author:
Gethyn Ellis is a SQL Server consultant who specializes in database administration, visualization, and performance. He has been involved in various projects related to SQL Server migration throughout his career. Gethyn is also an instructor with Learning Tree and teaches various SQL Server courses.

Microsoft SQL Server is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft. There are many different editions of Microsoft SQL Server which are aimed at different audiences and workloads, ranging from small single-machine applications to large Internet-facing applications with many concurrent users.

Getting Started with SQL Server 2014 Administration is a step-by-step guide that will take readers through both the basic aspects and the new features of SQL Server 2014 so they can achieve the best possible performance from their databases. It will train programmers to use a cloud-based replica for building an AlwaysOn availability group and will help them implement the delayed durability feature so as to improve the transaction latency.

This book is ideal for database professionals and system administrators who want to create a hybrid environment and who want to create an efficient database server to boost the performance of their database.

The book consists of the following chapters:

Chapter 1: SQL Server 2014 and the Cloud
Chapter 2: Backup and Restore Improvements
Chapter 3: In-Memory Optimized Tables
Chapter 4: Delayed Durability
Chapter 5: AlwaysOn Availability Groups
Chapter 6: Performance Improvements

Packt has also published the following titles related to this topic:

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Hadoop
Instant Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2012 Dimensions and Cube

Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.

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