SQL Server 2008 - White Papers


 

[Updated on 01/07/2009]

I would like to list here some of the new white papers that are available about SQL Server 2008:

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Auditing in SQL Server 2008
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd392015.aspx

Tuning the Performance of Change Data Capture in SQL Server 2008
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd266396.aspx

The Data Loading Performance Guide
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd425070.aspx

Implementing a SQL Server Fast Track Data Warehouse
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd459178.aspx

SQL Server White Paper: SQL Server 2008 Compliance Guide
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=6E1021DD-65B9-41C2-8385-438028F5ACC2&displaylang=en

SQL Server 2008 Management Data Warehouse
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd939169.aspx

SQL Server 2008 Policy-Based Management
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd938891.aspx

Understanding and Using PowerShell Support in SQL Server 2008
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd938892.aspx

Disk Partition Alignment Best Practices for SQL Server
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd758814.aspx

Data Compression: Strategy, Capacity Planning and Best Practices
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd894051.aspx

SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services Performance Guide
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd542635.aspx

Enterprise Policy Management Framework with SQL Server 2008
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd542632.aspx

A small note regarding Enterprise Policy Management:

Automating SQL Server 2005/2000 Policy Evaluation

http://sqlblog.com/blogs/lara_rubbelke/archive/2009/06/13/automating-sql-server-2005-2000-policy-evaluation.aspx

“…. The Enterprise Policy Management Framework version 3.0, a new version of the framework to support policy automated policy evaluation for SQL Server 2000 and 2005 …”

“… The EPM Framework leverages the Central Management Server, PowerShell, Reporting Services 2008, and Policy-Based Management.  You will need at least one instance of SQL Server 2008 and an instance of SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services to support the framework. …”

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But these ones are also very important:

SQL Server 2008 Upgrade Technical Reference Guide
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=66D3E6F5-6902-4FDD-AF75-9975AEA5BEA7&displaylang=en

Running SQL Server 2008 in Hyper-V Environment
http://download.microsoft.com/download/d/9/4/d948f981-926e-40fa-a026-5bfcf076d9b9/SQL2008inHyperV2008.docx

Regards,

 

 

 

 

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