New Feature Overview


The release of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 has introduced many new features that increase scalability, manageability, availability, programmability, and security across the enterprise. With many organizations focused on consolidation and virtualization, this couldn’t have come at a better time. As the demand for data keeps growing and security and compliance keep tightening, the role of the database administrator (DBA) has become an increasingly critical part of the organization. It is important for every DBA to have a good understanding of the tools available to help maintain a highly available, secure environment.


Execution Plan Query Optimizer Query Performance Query Plan Change Tracking 
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© Ken Simmons and Sylvester Carstarphen 2009

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