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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.

Presentation Decks


  • Pro SQL Server 2005 High Availability – This is a ZIP file containing all of the scripts from the book Pro SQL Server 2005 High Availability.
  • Update Schedule Tool – This is a ZIP file containing a simple tool you can use to get a holistic look at your upgrades and create an easy to use schedule.

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