Once you know the basics of the SQL language, it's time to take the next step toward specialization: query writing! All objects in SQL support the need to get data in and out of databases, and writing queries is the key to capturing the data you want. "SQL Queries 2012 Joes 2 Pros Volume 2" shows you a proven roadmap that has helped many beginning SQL students get their certifications and launch their careers. If you want to get ready for MCTS certification, this is the second book of the Joes 2 Pros series. This book is totally focused on providing a fun, hands-on experience as it evolves your basic SQL skills and amps up your level of query writing expertise. This is Volume II of the Joes 2 Pros certification track designed to prepare you for the 70-461 SQL 2012 exam. If you are a total beginner, we recommend you first become familiar with the material in the "Beginning SQL Joes 2 Pros."
About the Author
Rick has worked more than 12 years at Microsoft and has attained over 30 Microsoft technical including certifications in applications, networking, databases and .NET development (MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP, MCAD, MOE, MCSE, MCSE+I). He has also provided training for NW University, Volt Technical Education, and Microsoft. In 1994, you could find Rick Morelan as an Alaska commercial fisherman. His computer skills were non-existent back then. You too can go from Joe to Pro in the world of computing.
Pinal Dave is a Developer Evangelist and Technology Enthusiast. He has written over 2 thousand articles on the subject on his blog at http://blog.sqlauthority.com. Along with 9+ years of hands on experience he holds a Masters of Science degree and a number of certifications, including MCTS, MCDBA and MCAD (.NET). He is co-author of three SQL Server books - SQL Server Programming, SQL Wait Stats and SQL Server Interview Questions and Answers. Prior to joining Microsoft he was awarded Microsoft MVP award for three continuous years for his contribution in community.
Pinal Dave, Rick A. Morelan, Lessica Brown, Lori Stow, Richard Stockhoff, Tony Smithlin, Sandra Howard.