sql server docs for oracle user
i have a long sordid history as an oracle and postgresql dba/programmer. i'm trying to wrap my brain around SQL server. what is a good book or online reference for sql server that assumes one already knows relational theory, and has a good handle on complex SQL?
The first thing I'd look at is the Books Online documentation that comes with product.
Managing SQL Server: Enterprise manager (right-click on a table, select "Query" and have some real fun that you can't have in Oracle!)
Book online is great. I liked "Inside Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000" http://www.microsoft.com/mspress/books/4297.asp and also have the "Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2000 Administrator's Pocket Consultant " http://www.microsoft.com/mspress/books/4660.asp , but only because I got it nearly free.
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