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What reference book should every DBA/Dev have?

Can be a focused topic like tuning or cover all levels of SQL experience.

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answered Oct 22 '09 at 03:55 AM

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SQL Server MVP Deep Dives. All the money goes to charity.

http://sqlservermvpdeepdives.com

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answered Oct 22 '09 at 03:59 AM

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This is a good book as a worth cause, but I have found the quality, and depth, of the articles to vary widely.
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Books on design by Louis Davidson are great.

http://www.amazon.com/Louis-Davidson/e/B001K80LFK

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answered Oct 22 '09 at 04:04 AM

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You can't go past the late, great Ken Henderson

http://www.amazon.com/Ken-Henderson/e/B001IOFJL2

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answered Oct 22 '09 at 05:20 AM

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This is SQL Server 2008 Administration in Action by Rod Colledge. Definitely a good resource. +1
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