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Topic # 106221 19-Jul-2012 16:32 Send private message

Hi guys,

I've been asked by the boss to find some SQL (specifically MSSQL) training material (books, courses etc) in order to upskill my knowledge. I know the basics enough so am looking for coverage of Indexes, constraints, stored procedures, functions, management tools, joins etc etc.

Any help would be appreciated.







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  Reply # 658611 19-Jul-2012 17:49 Send private message

Search the MSDN blogs - they have a few links to free MS SQL training and books. I've downloaded a few, in PDF format.






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  Reply # 658662 19-Jul-2012 19:59 Send private message

Thanks for the advice. Just to add if I have to pay I get reimbursed, so no biggy :)




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  Reply # 659391 21-Jul-2012 01:32 Send private message

Have you considered online video training like: 
http://www.pluralsight-training.net/microsoft/Courses#sql-server 

Microsoft has a lot of SQL Server related video content on Channel9 too:
http://channel9.msdn.com/Tags/sql+server

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  Reply # 659393 21-Jul-2012 01:44 Send private message

To add to what Ragnor has said, can also look at www.cbtnuggets.com , they have all manner of useful training videos. And I believe it's only a few hundred a year...

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