The Handbook for Reluctant Database Administrators
Feeling reluctant? The Handbook for Reluctant Database Administrators provides you with a solid grasp of what you'll need to design, build, secure, and maintain a database. Author Josef Finsel writes from an understanding point of view; he also crossed over from programming to database administration. Furthermore, database administration veteran Francis Stanisci comments throughout the book, sharing insight from his own years of experience.
Author is a VB programmer turned database administrator who keeps his hands in both the VB and SQL Server realmsThe table of contents is formatted as a series of questions making it easy for readers to find the answers they needConcrete examples take the programmer from how they expect something to work from what they know, and lead them to understand how they work in SQL Server