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Books Written, Reviewed, or Contributed To

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Recommended Reading
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Internals (Microsoft Press, 2009) – Written by Kalen Delaney: can be found in a paperback print edition or Kindle book.
  • Professional SQL Server 2008 Internals and Troubleshooting (Wrox, 2010) – Excellent book by a bunch of SQL Server folks including SQL luminaries Brent Ozar, Cindy Gross, and Jonathan Kehayias; paperback print edition or Kindle book.


SQL Server Links

  • Brent Ozar PLF – This is the home base of Brent Ozar, Jeremiah Peschka, Kendra Little, and Tim Ford.
  • Confio – Confio makes tools for SQL Server, and is home to SQL Server MVP Tom LeRock.
  • Data Education – SQL Server MVP Adam Machanic’s training company offering courses in the Boston, MA area from many of the top SQL experts in the world.
  • Idera – Idera makes tools for SQL Server.
  • SolidQ – Allan sometimes does work with the folks over at SolidQ.
  • Quest – Quest makes tools for SQL Server and is home to SQL Server MVP extrodinaire Kevin Kline.
  • Redgate – Redgate makes tools for SQL Server, and is home to such SQL Server MVPs as Steve Jones andGrant Fritchey.
  • SQLPeople – SQL Server MVP Andy Leonard‘s new community focused page for SQL Server.
  • SQL Sentry – SQL Sentry makes tools for SQL Server, including the ever-useful Plan Explorer. SQL Server MVP Aaron Bertrand works for SQL Sentry.
  • SQL Skills – This is the home base of Kimberly Tripp, Paul Randal, Jonathan Kehayias, and Joe Sack.


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