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Wednesday, 6 July 2011

More SQL Server 2008 Reading

More articles to read to expand your SQL knowledge which may help through the administration certification process.

Configuring linked servers for delegation
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms189580.aspx

Linking Servers
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188279.aspx

Distributed Queries
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188721.aspx

Guidelines for using Distributed Queries
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175129.aspx

Troubleshooting SQL Server 2005/2008 Query Performance/Scalability Issues
http://sqlcat.com/files/folders/280/download.aspx

A cheat sheet for SQL Server developers
http://www.dotnet4all.com/snippets/2008/04/factsheet-for-sql-server-developers.html
http://www.pinaldave.com/sql-download/SQLServerCheatSheet.pdf

Filestream Overview
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb933993.aspx

Using filestream with other SQL Server Features
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb895334.aspx

Administering Servers by using Policy Based Management
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb510667.aspx

Kerberos Authentication and SQL Server
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc280744.aspx

Alter Database Set options
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb522682.aspx

DDL Triggers and Logon triggers
http://blogs.technet.com/b/vipulshah/archive/2007/12/04/ddl-triggers-and-logon-triggers.aspx

Introduction to Change Data Capture in SQL Server 2008
http://www.bradmcgehee.com/2010/04/an-introduction-to-sql-server-2008-change-data-capture/

Enabling change data capture
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc627369.aspx

Examples of Restore Sequences for Several Restore Scenarios
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190960.aspx

Policy Based Management Security
http://sqlserver-qa.net/blogs/sql2008/archive/2009/02/23/4979.aspx
http://sqlserver-qa.net/blogs/sql2008/archive/2008/10/13/4895.aspx

Generic T-SQL Query Collector Type
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb630356.aspx

Max degree of Parallelism option
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms181007%28SQL.90%29.aspx

Ownership chains
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188676.aspx

Trustworthy database property
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187861.aspx

Using Mirrored Backup Media Sets
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175053.aspx

Verifying backups
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms189587.aspx

Considerations for restoring the model and msdb database
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190749.aspx

Resource Governor concepts
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb934084.aspx

Distributed Transactions
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188386.aspx

How it works SQL Server 2005 NUMA Basics
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/psssql/archive/2008/01/24/how-it-works-sql-server-2005-numa-basics.aspx

How to Configure SQL Server to use soft NUMA
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms345357.aspx

Alter server configuration
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee210585.aspx

Understanding how to set the sql server I/O Affinity Option
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/298402

How it works IO Affinity mask should I use it
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/psssql/archive/2010/11/19/how-it-works-io-affinity-mask-should-i-use-it.aspx

How it works soft NUMA I/O completion thread. lazy writer workers and memory nodes
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/psssql/archive/2010/04/02/how-it-works-soft-numa-i-o-completion-thread-lazy-writer-workers-and-memory-nodes.aspx

Filestream Design and Implementation Considerations
http://sqlcat.com/whitepapers/archive/2011/02/22/filestream-design-and-implementation-considerations.aspx

Introducing the sql server 2008 performance data collector
http://www.bradmcgehee.com/wp-content/uploads/presentations/Mastering%20the%20SQL%20Server%202008%20Performance%20Data%20Collector.pdf

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