Get every available Book of the SQL 2008 Development series in this one package and save. This new approach has vivid pictures on almost every page showing what you should see on your computer screen as you work through the material. You also get downloadable content, home practice labs, software, and fun review games from the Joes2Pros website. Regardless of your skill level, you too can evolve from “Joe” to “Pro” by following the steps outlined in these books.
The combo set includes the follow 5 titles:
1) Beginning SQL Joes 2 Pros: The SQL Hands-On Guide for Beginners – SQL Exam Prep Series 70-433 – Volume 1
Several years ago a challenge was given to technology instructor Rick A. Morelan. Take downsized workers with little or no experience with computers or technology and turn them into industry certified technology experts. The proven material from this venture is now available to you as the Joes 2 Pros series of books and videos. This new approach has vivid pictures on almost every page that shows what you should see on your computer screen as you work through the material, and downloadable content, home practice labs, software, and fun review games available from the joes2pros web site. Starting with the basic lesson: “What is a Database? ” this book helps beginners get comfortable with the SQL language. From there, you will walk step-by-step through the basics. ‘Beginning SQL Joes 2 Pros’ is the second edition of the popular ‘T-SQL Joes 2 Pros’ with updated content and a lower price. The language examples in this book can be used with any standard SQL engine. Regardless of your skill level, you too can evolve from “Joe” to “Pro” by following the steps outlined in this book.
2) SQL Queries Joes 2 Pros: SQL Query Techniques For Microsoft SQL Server 2008 – SQL Exam Prep Series 70-433 – Volume 2
Once you know the basics of the SQL language, it’s time to take the next step toward specialization: query writing! All objects in SQL support the need to get data in and out of databases, and writing queries is the key to capturing the data you want. “SQL Queries Joes 2 Pros” shows you a proven roadmap that has helped many beginning SQL students get their certifications and launch their careers. If you want to get ready for MCTS certification, this is the second book of the Joes 2 Pros series. This book is totally focused on providing a fun, hands-on experience as it evolves your basic SQL skills and amps up your level of query writing expertise. This is Volume II of the Joes 2 Pros certification track designed to prepare you for the 70-433 SQL 2008 exam. If you are a total beginner, we recommend you first become familiar with the material in the “Beginning SQL Joes 2 Pros.”
3) SQL Architecture Basics Joes 2 Pros: Core Architecture concepts – SQL Exam Prep Series 70-433 – Volume 3
As companies grow and do more business, the data they store in databases similarly grows. If you want to be a go-to person on the inner workings of SQL Server, then this book will be your partner in achieving that goal. If you have completed the SQL Queries Joes 2 Pros book you have written some advanced queries. This book builds on that knowledge and will show you more about the parts of SQL Server at work behind the scenes when you are running queries and creating new database objects. Most importantly, you will learn how to make the essential queries for your business run most efficiently and at the fastest speed possible.
4) SQL Programming Joes 2 Pros: Programming and Development for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 – SQL Exam Prep Series 70-433 – Volume 4
The SQL developer needs to be able to create processes for the working database by using one of the many programming objects (like functions, stored procedures, constrains, or triggers). By creating objects that talk with SQL you simply the way other programs (like applications or web pages) can interconnect. These eternal programs only need to call on the names of your programming objects by name rather than needing to submit large pieces of advance code. With SQL Programming Development (Volume 4 of 5) in the SQL Server Joes 2 Pros development series, you learn how programming objects work in SQL Server.
5) SQL Interoperability Joes 2 Pros: A Guide to Integrating SQL Server with XML, C#, and PowerShell – SQL Exam Prep Series 70-433 – Volume 5
Some of the best paid SQL developers know how to integrate SQL with other automation areas of today’s modern languages. With SQL Interoperability (Volume 5 of 5) in the SQL Server Joes 2 Pros ® development series, you will learn how SQL integrates with XML, C#, and PowerShell. Each lesson and chapter builds sequentially until you know how to use interoperate SQL Server with XML, C# and PowerShell. The good news is we don’t assume you know a single thing about any of these other languages. Those basics and the terms will be taught in the first chapter of each language and build from there into how SQL can use them.