We’re pleased to announce that Training Kit (Exam 70-462): Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases (ISBN 9780735666078) is now available for purchase!
Written by Orin Thomas, Peter Ward and boB Taylor, this training guide will help you gain the skills you need in these areas:
•Install and configure SQL Server
•Maintain instances and databases
•Optimize and troubleshoot SQL Server
•Implement high availability
You can purchase the book from O’Reilly Media, our official distributor, here.
To see a detailed table of contents for this book and to search for topics within it, click on this link to the book in the Microsoft Press library at Safari Books Online:
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Nice Book ...
Have you read through the book? The training portion of the book requires 4 virtual machines, domains, etc... I have not read through everything yet, but the requirements are excessive.
Jason - If you knew anything about SQL Server AlwaysOn this would come as no surprise and it is NOT excessive.
@Jason - I bought this book. The lab requirement is not excessive. A laptop with at least i3 processor and 8GB of RAM would run the VM environment decently.
Is there any revised version for PRACTICE TESTS,
there are some issues about this in
Is there an errata to the book? I found a couple of "typos" that are more like errors.
E.g. p.298 Chapter 7 Lesson 1 Question 2: Instead of "SQL Server Agent service" should read "SQL Server service".
Chapter 9 Lesson 2 answers are almost all wrong (answers do not match questions)