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  • Blog Post: Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud, Preview 2

    Greetings! The second preview of Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud is now available for download. Enjoy! With Microsoft SQL Server 2016, a variety of new features and enhancements to the data platform deliver breakthrough...
  • Blog Post: ebook deal of the week: The Definitive Guide to DAX

    Save 50%! Buy here. This offer expires Sunday, February 7 at 7:00 AM GMT. The Definitive Guide to DAX is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to Microsoft's DAX language for business intelligence and analytics. While other books cover only the basics, this guide offers expert guidance on everything...
  • Blog Post: Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud, Preview Edition

    Update: Find a second preview version of this ebook here - we've added more content! The final version is still scheduled to be available Spring of 2016. Greetings! With Microsoft SQL Server 2016, a variety of new features and enhancements to the data platform deliver breakthrough performance, advanced...
  • Blog Post: Sample chapter: The VertiPaq Engine in DAX

    This chapter from The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI covers the internal architecture of the VertiPaq engine: the in-memory columnar database that stores and hosts your model. At this point in the book, you have a solid...
  • Blog Post: Sample chapter: Understanding Evaluation Contexts in DAX

    This chapter from The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI covers evaluation contexts, which are the basis of all of the advanced features of DAX. At this point in the book, you have learned the basics of the DAX language. You...
  • Blog Post: Save 30% on PASS Summit 2015 speaker titles

    PASS Summit 2015 is this week! In honor of the event–and all of our wonderful authors who are speaking this week–save 30% on PASS Summit 2015 speaker titles at microsoftpressstore.com . Use discount code PASS2015 during checkout to apply savings. Offer ends October 31, 2015. Featured...
  • Blog Post: New book: The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI

    We’re pleased to announce the availability of The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI (ISBN 9780735698352), by Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes &...
  • Blog Post: Quick news: T-SQL Querying overview video with Itzik Ben-Gan

    T-SQL insiders Itzik Ben-Gan, Adam Machanic, Dejan Sarka, and Kevin Farlee help you tackle your toughest queries and query-tuning problems with T-SQL Querying . In this video , author Itzik Ben-Gan provides an overview of the book and explains some of the thought that went into its development.
  • Blog Post: Sample chapter: T-SQL Querying: TOP and OFFSET-FETCH

    This chapter from T-SQL Querying starts with the logical design aspects of the filters. It then uses a paging scenario to demonstrate their optimization. The chapter also covers the use of TOP with modification statements. Finally, the chapter demonstrates the use of TOP and OFFSET-FETCH in solving practical...
  • Blog Post: New book: T-SQL Querying

    We’re pleased to announce the availability of T-SQL Querying (ISBN 9780735685048), by Itzik Ben-Gan, Adam Machanic, Dejan Sarka, and Kevin Farlee. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local T-SQL insiders help you tackle...
  • Blog Post: eBook Deal of the Week: last chance before deal expires for Training Kit Exam 70-461Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012

    NOTE: This deal has expired, but we have a new ebook each week. Check this blog or www.MicrosoftPressStore.com for the current deal. Learn more Buy Ace your preparation for Microsoft Certification Exam 70-461 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press. Work at your own pace through a...
  • Blog Post: eBook Deal of the Week: Training Kit (Exam 70-461) Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (MCSA)

    NOTE: This deal has expired, but we have a new ebook each week. Check this blog or www.MicrosoftPressStore.com for the current deal. Buy Ace your preparation for Microsoft® Certification Exam 70-461 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press®. Work at your own pace through a series...
  • Blog Post: Azure SQL database resources from author Eric Boyd

    Microsoft Press author, Eric Boyd, taught a session on Performance Tuning Azure SQL Database recently for the AzureConf on Channel 9 on MSDN. This session can be viewed on-demand here:  http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Microsoft-Azure/AzureConf-2014/Performance-Tuning-Microsoft-Azure-SQL-Database...
  • Blog Post: Sample chapter: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals: Special Storage

    This chapter from Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals looks at how SQL Server stores data that doesn’t use the typical FixedVar record format and data that doesn’t fit into the usual 8 KB data page. Click here to read this chapter: https://www.microsoftpressstore.com/articles/article.aspx?p=2225060 ...
  • Blog Post: From the MVPs: PowerShell and SQL Stored Procedure

    This is the 45 th in our series of guest posts by Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs). You can click the “MVPs” tag in the right column of our blog to see all the articles. Since the early 1990s, Microsoft has recognized technology champions around the world with the MVP Award . MVPs freely share...
  • Blog Post: Programming books and ebooks lineup

    Here is the lineup of programming titles from Microsoft Press. We offer reference and training for core skills. Check out all programming titles or view them by topic below. C# C++ HTML, JavaScript and web development SQL Server Visual Basic Visual Studio and .NET Windows C#        ...
  • Blog Post: From the MVPs: SQL Server High Availability in Windows Azure Iaas

    This is the 44 th in our series of guest posts by Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs). You can click the “MVPs” tag in the right column of our blog to see all the articles. Since the early 1990s, Microsoft has recognized technology champions around the world with the MVP Award ...
  • Blog Post: New book: Microsoft Azure SQL Database Step by Step

    We’re pleased to announce the availability of Microsoft Azure SQL Database Step by Step (9780735679429), by Leonard G. Lobel and Eric D. Boyd. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Your...
  • Blog Post: eBook deal of the week: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Step by Step

    List price: $39.99 Sale price: $20.00 You save 50% Buy Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to building applications with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Teach yourself the programming fundamentals of SQL Server 2012--one step at a time. Ideal for beginning SQL Server database administrators and developers...
  • Blog Post: From the MVPs: Updated Column Store Indexes in SQL Server 2014

    This is the 42nd in our series of guest posts by Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs). You can click the “MVPs” tag in the right column of our blog to see all the articles. Since the early 1990s, Microsoft has recognized technology champions around the world with the MVP Award . MVPs freely share...
  • Blog Post: From the MVPs: SQL Server 2014 Performance Enhancements

    This is the 41 st in our series of guest posts by Microsoft Most Valued Professionals (MVPs). You can click the “MVPs” tag in the right column of our blog to see all the articles. Since the early 1990s, Microsoft has recognized technology champions around the world with the MVP Award . MVPs freely share...
  • Blog Post: Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014

    We’re pleased to announce our next free ebook – Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2014 – by Ross Mistry and Stacia Misner. Download the PDF (8.08 MB) Download the EPUB file (8.22 MB) Download the Mobi for Kindle file (12.3 MB) Or download all formats (PDF, Mobi and ePub) hosted by...
  • Blog Post: Event: Accelerate Your Insights

    Drive your business in real-time, from apps to insights, using all your data, big and small. Hear from CEO Satya Nadella, COO Kevin Turner, and CVP Quentin Clark on how to transform data into action by combining the power of SQL Server 2014 with the familiarity of Power BI for Office 365. Mark your calendar...
  • Blog Post: New book: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals

    We’re pleased to announce that Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals (9780735658561) is available for purchase. Purchase from these online retailers: The Microsoft Press Store Amazon.com Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Description Dive deep inside...
  • Blog Post: New book: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services

    Purchase at The Microsoft Press Store Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services, by Stacia Misner, is available for purchase. Use your SQL Server skills to create and manage key data reports Deliver interactive business intelligence reports using SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services, and...
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