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The Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Performance Optimization and Tuning Handbook

Learn from a SQL Server performance authority how to make your database run at lightning speed. Ken England's SQL Server 6.5 Performance Optimization and Tuning Handbook is recognized by SQL Server administrators as the indispensable guide to tuning and optimization. Now he's revised the book for Microsoft's new SQL Server 2000, the most advanced and powerful version yet of SQL Server, which takes full advantage of Windows 2000's new processing capabilities. The book details the factors that determine database performance and offers readers tools, techniques and best practices they can use to tweak and tune SQL Server's configuration and operation. Readers will learn how to enhance performance through good physical design and effective internal storage structures. The book spells out methods for creating efficient indexes and techniques for tuning SQL Server's new query optimizer.

Audience
SQL Server administrators, programmers and system designers

Paperback, 320 Pages

Published: March 2001

Imprint: Digital Press

ISBN: 978-1-55558-241-8

Reviews

  • This book provides tools, techniques, and best practices that you can use to tune SQL Server's configuration and operation. -SQL Server This book is a real gem and derserves a wide audience - Joe Karam, MCSD, MCDBA, MCT

Contents

  • Preface; Introducing Performance Tuning and Physical Database Design; SQL Server Storage Structures; Indexing; The Query Optimizer; SQL Server and Windows NT; Transactions and Locking; Monitoring Performance; A Performance Tuning Checklist

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