Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Your essential guide to key programming features in Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012

Take your database programming skills to a new level—and build customized applications using the developer tools introduced with SQL Server 2012. This hands-on reference shows you how to design, test, and deploy SQL Server databases through tutorials, practical examples, and code samples. If you’re an experienced SQL Server developer, this book is a must-read for learning how to design and build effective SQL Server 2012 applications.

Discover how to:

  • Build and deploy databases using the SQL Server Data Tools IDE
  • Query and manipulate complex data with powerful Transact-SQL enhancements
  • Integrate non-relational features, including native file streaming and geospatial data types
  • Consume data with Microsoft ADO.NET, LINQ, and Entity Framework
  • Deliver data using Windows® Communication Foundation (WCF) Data Services and WCF RIA Services
  • Move your database to the cloud with Windows Azure™ SQL Database
  • Develop Windows Phone cloud applications using SQL Data Sync
  • Use SQL Server BI components, including xVelocity in-memory technologies

Table of Contents
Part I: Core SQL Server Development
Chapter 1. Introducing SQL Server Data Tools
Chapter 2. T-SQL Enhancements
Chapter 3. Exploring SQL CLR
Chapter 4. Working with Transactions
Chapter 5. SQL Server Security

Part II: Going Beyond Relational
Chapter 6. XML and the Relational Database
Chapter 7. Hierarchical Data and the Relational Database
Chapter 8. Native File Streaming
Chapter 9. Geospatial Support

Part III: Applied SQL
Chapter 10. The Microsoft Data Access Juggernaut
Chapter 11. WCF Data Access Technologies
Chapter 12. Moving to the Cloud with SQL Azure
Chapter 13. SQL Azure Data Sync and Windows Phone 7 Development
Chapter 14. Pervasive Insight
Chapter 15. xVelocity In-Memory Technologies

Book Details

  • Paperback: 816 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (July 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735658226
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735658226
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