Update on our free Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 ebook


Greetings. On January 31, we released a draft version of the Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 ebook containing the six boldfaced chapters below:

PART I DATABASE ADMINISTRATION (by Ross Mistry)

1. Denali Editions and Enhancements

2. High Availability and Disaster Recovery Enhancements

3. Scalability and Performance

4. Security Enhancements

5. Beyond Relational

PART II BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE DEVELOPMENT (by Stacia Misner)

6. Integration Services

7. Data Quality Services

8. Master Data Services

9. Analysis Services and PowerPivot

10. Reporting Services

That release is available in PDF only, and you can download it via our January 31 blog post.

In today’s post, we’re happy to say that we’re on schedule to release the final, full, and, yes, free 10-chapter ebook in three formats (PDF, MOBI, and EPUB) four weeks from today, on March 15. We’ll let you know via this blog and @MicrosoftPress when the final release is available. Enjoy the January 31 draft ebook in the meantime, tell your friends and colleagues about it, and check back with us later for the final ebook.

Comments (2)

  1. Nice to hear a full version will be available soon. Would be nice to link the January 31 draft ebook URL here;

  2. Okay here are the links of earlier posts related to this blog, if you are wondering how to get the draft version;

    1) Release schedule for our free Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (first DRAFT preview)

    blogs.msdn.com/…/release-schedule-for-our-free-introducing-microsoft-sql-server-2012-ebook.aspx

    2) Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (second DRAFT preview)

    blogs.msdn.com/…/free-ebook-introducing-microsoft-sql-server-2012-second-draft-preview.aspx