Another Book

SQL Server 2008, SQLServerPedia Syndication
Well, part of one anyway. I wrote three chapters of Rob Walter's new book, Beginning SQL Server 2008 Administration. I think I've mentioned it before. Well, my copies showed up in the mail. Nothing like holding that book in your hands as proof that you've done it. When everything is electronic and we stop printing dead tree books... I don't think it's going to be nearly as satisfying to finish a book. Please, look it over. I think it's going to be a good resource for people just getting started as DBA's.
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Debuting: Beginning SQL Server 2008 Administration

SQL Server 2008
The new book is up on Amazon. I only worked on three chapters of Rob Walter's new book and that was after begging to only work on two, so I can't take much credit for the effort that went into this book. However, thanks to our editor Jonathan Gennick, I was privileged to work with Rob & Carmen, if pretty indirectly. I know I mentioned the book before when it was put up on the Apress web site, but this is Amazon. Once it's up on Amazon, it's real.
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A Book

Misc
It's only the E-Book, the print version won't be available for another couple of weeks, but... I HAVE A BOOK PUBLISHED! It's also available here. I can not possibly thank the man who gave me the opportunity, carried my sorry-ass down the track, made me write something that closely approximated English, challenged just about every assumption that I walked in with, in other words, did more to make the book happen than I did, Tony Davis. I also had some simply amazing help from Brad McGehee. Brad must have looked up and double checked every single fact I wrote down because I think he found a correction for most of them. Amazing guys. Thanks so much. When you consider how much time & effort these guys put in, I'm not…
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