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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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asked Oct 22, 2009 at 03:28 AM in Default

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MS SQL Server 2005 Administratores Poket Consultant William R. Stanek ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-2107-7

MS SQL Server 2008 Administratores Poket Consultant William R. Stanek ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-2589-1

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answered Oct 22, 2009 at 10:02 PM

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Over at SQL University I've seeded the Bookstore with books recommended by fellow DBA/Devs as books to have:

http://sqlchicken.com/sql-university/bookstore

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answered Oct 25, 2009 at 11:17 AM

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MDX Solutions - George Spofford

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answered Oct 25, 2009 at 12:22 AM

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SQL Pocket Guide by Jonathan Gennick (O'Reilly). Small, good examples, and includes: Oracle, DB2, SQL Server, MySQL, and PostgreSQL - never know when you may have to deal with one or all of them.

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answered Nov 12, 2009 at 03:53 PM

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"The Art of War".
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answered Jun 30, 2010 at 03:25 PM

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