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.