Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All in One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Robert D. Schneider
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118051947
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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If you’re in charge of database administration, developing database software, or looking for database solutions for your company, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies can help you get a handle on this extremely popular relational database management system. Here you’ll find what’s new in the latest version; how to choose and install the right variation for your needs; how to monitor, maintain, and protect your data; and what it takes to keep your database healthy. You’ll discover how to: Build and maintain tables Design a database and communicate with it Retrieve, analyze, and report data Build solid, robust database applications Use the SQL Server Optimizer and Query Designer Navigate SQL Server with Visual Studio Develop useful reports with the Report Builder and Report Designer Create Business Intelligence solutions with Business Intelligence Development Studio Configure your server and perform major administrative tasks To help you quickly find what you need, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies is divided into nine minibooks: Essential Concepts Designing and Using Databases Interacting With Your Data Database Programming Reporting Services Analysis Services Performance Tips and Tricks Database Administration Appendixes Microsoft SQL Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies gets you started, helps you solve problems, and will even answer your questions down the road!

Windows Server 2008 All In One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: John Paul Mueller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118051979
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If you’ve been waiting impatiently for the arrival of Windows Server 2008, wait no more! It’s here, and so is Windows Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies to help you install it, configure it, network with it, secure it, command it with Windows PowerShell, and more. Services best practices and the cool IIS Web server are covered too. The eight powerful quick-reference manuals in this one-stop guide cover all the information you need to perform common administrative tasks with Windows Server 2008. You’ll find sure-handed guidance and considerable detail on everything from installation to figuring out why a user can’t gain access to resources on the server. You also see procedures for all common tasks — everything from setting up Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) to promoting your server to a domain controller. Discover how to: Use Windows Server virtualization Perform a complete PC restore Configure server roles and features Measure system performance Add network clients and protocols Keep your server operating at peak performance Monitor network interactions with others Work with Active Directory RMS Use best practices for implementing security Implement scripts and cmdlets with PowerShell Uncloak viruses masquerading as services Windows Server 2008 contains so many features that it’s sometimes hard to know which one to install. No problem! Just flip open Windows Server 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies and find your answer in a flash!

Visual Studio 2008 All In One Desk Reference For Dummies

Author: Rick Leinecker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052129
Format: PDF, ePub
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Visual Studio 2008 is packed with features that help you create better software and do it with less repetition and drudgery. Visual Studio 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies shows you how to make the most of this cool suite of tools! It’s all here! This comprehensive, seven-books-in-one guide gets you up and running with Visual Studio 2008 in no time. You’ll discover Microsoft’s vision for Visual Studio, get familiar with the .Net environment and languages, and learn how to install, browse, and make connections with Visual Studio. Soon, you’ll be building applications for Vista, Office 2007, and mobile devices; using AJAX and LINQ; and testing and debugging your programs. Discover how to: Understand Visual Studio’s role in software development Work with .Net languages Develop applications for Vista Build smart client interfaces Use the visual data designer Use Ajax controls Streamline application deployment Debug your applications Explore ASP. NET services Work with strongly typed data sets Access data with Visual Studio Program with Visual Studio 2008 Build professional reports with Crystal Reports Fully updated with new information on Vista and .NET Framework 3.0 development, MS Office application development, and more, Visual Studio 2008 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies also features a companion Web site packed with sample projects, supplemental podcasts, and a support forum. You’ll never find a smarter way to get up to speed with Visual Studio 2008!

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies

Author: Mike Chapple
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470486658
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If you’re a database administrator, you know Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is revolutionizing database development. Get up to speed on SQL Server 2008, impress your boss, and improve your company’s data management — read Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies! SQL Server 2008 lets you build powerful databases and create database queries that give your organization the information it needs to excel. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies helps you build the skills you need to set up, administer, and troubleshoot SQL Server 2008. You’ll be able to: Develop and maintain a SQL Server system Design databases with integrity and efficiency Turn data into information with SQL Server Reporting Services Organize query results, summarizing data with aggregate functions and formatting output Import large quantities of data with SSIS Keep your server running smoothly Protect data from prying eyes Develop and implement a disaster recovery plan Improve performance with database snapshots Automate SQL Server 2008 administration Microsoft SQL Server 2008 For Dummies is a great first step toward becoming a SQL Server 2008 pro!

Replication For Dummies

Author: Robert D. Schneider
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470678054
Format: PDF, ePub
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Add value to your IT organization with database replication Understand how database replication can solve your organization's business and technological challenges Organizations today have a growing need to move and synchronize data across the enterprise in real-time without the risk of system downtime or performance degradation. Database replication is the solution, but up until now, it's been costly and difficult to administer. This friendly guide explains how database replication will add value to your distributed organization in a cost-efficient and simple way. Understand the different techniques for database replication Reduce the likelihood of a major system or data outage Do real-time reporting without degraded application performance Consolidate and synchronize data from multiple data sources through replication Follow best practices to ensure your replication rollout is effective

QuickBooks 2008 For Dummies

Author: Stephen L. Nelson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111805203X
Format: PDF
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Does your small business need big help with accounting and financial management services? QuickBooks 2008 For Dummies to the rescue! Here’s just what you need to get up and running with the latest version of QuickBooks, the bestselling small business accounting software for more than a decade. With QuickBooks, you can build a budget, process payroll, track income and outgo, and make tax time a little less stressful. Even though it’s a pretty intuitive system, QuickBooks—like all accounting software—requires a bit of set-up to make it run efficiently and tailor it to your business. QuickBooks 2008 For Dummies shows you how to Work with accounts payable and receivable Handle credit card transactions Keep your business checkbook Build a perfect budget Print checks and generate reports Manage your payroll and prepare payroll tax returns Estimate, bill, and track jobs Prepare customer invoices, record sales, and pay bills Take care of those necessary tasks that happen at the end of the week, the month, the year, or the billing cycle QuickBooks 2008 For Dummies covers QuickBooks Basic, Pro, Premier, and Enterprise flavors. Whether you’re the business owner or the manager or employee charged with making QuickBooks work, this friendly guide helps you get going and keeps a smile on your face.

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author: Theresa A. Husarik
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470281723
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.