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Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud, Preview 2

With Microsoft SQL Server 2016, a variety of new features and enhancements to the data platform deliver breakthrough performance, advanced security, and richer, integrated reporting and analytics capabilities. In this Preview 2 ebook, we introduce three new security features: Always Encrypted, Row-Level Security, and dynamic data masking; discuss enhancements that enable you to better manage performance and storage: …

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SignalR Programming in Microsoft ASP.NET (Developer Reference)

Get definitive guidance on SignalR, a new library for ASP.NET developers that simplifies the process of adding real-time web functionality to your applications. Real-time web functionality enables server-side code to push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available. With this book, Microsoft .NET developers familiar with HTML and JavaScript will gain the skills to add real-time …

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Microsoft® ASP.NET Web Matrix Starter Kit (Bpg-Other)

Have you ever gone to a great Web site and said to yourself, “I sure wish I could do that!” This hands-on book shows you exactly how. It’s a task-oriented, no-frills introduction, specifically for programming novices, to the cool world of programming the Web by using the power of Microsoft® ASP.NET Web Matrix—an easy-to-use WYSIWYG development tool for …

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Introducing Microsoft WebMatrix

Your first look at the easy-to-use tools for building your own data-driven website Get a running start with Microsoft WebMatrix—the free, downloadable web development solution featuring all the tools you need for server-side programming. This practical book introduces the templates, helper libraries, and other tools in WebMatrix for building and customizing a data-driven site—including techniques for adding …

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Programming Microsoft LINQ in .NET Framework 4 (Developer Reference)

Dig into LINQ — and transform the way you work with data. With LINQ, you can query data from a variety of sources — including databases, objects, and XML files — directly from Microsoft Visual Basic or C#. Guided by data-access experts who’ve worked in depth with LINQ and the Microsoft development teams, you’ll learn how .NET …

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Introducing Microsoft LINQ

Get a head start on using the Microsoft Language Integrated Query (LINQ) Project with advance insights from two experienced developers. Data-rich applications can be difficult to create because of the tremendous differences between query languages used to access data and programming languages commonly used to write applications. This practical guide introduces LINQ, a set of extensions to the …

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Programming Microsoft® LINQ (PRO-Developer)

Get comprehensive guidance for using the Microsoft Language Integrated Query (LINQ) Project with in-depth insights from two experienced developers. Data-rich applications can be difficult to create because of the tremendous differences between query languages used to access data and programming languages commonly used to write applications. This practical guide covers the intricacies of LINQ, a set of extensions …

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The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI (Business Skills)

This comprehensive and authoritative guide will teach you the DAX language for business intelligence, data modeling, and analytics. Leading Microsoft BI consultants Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari help you master everything from table functions through advanced code and model optimization. You’ll learn exactly what happens under the hood when you run a DAX expression, how DAX behaves differently …

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Training Kit (Exam 70-463) Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (MCSA) (Microsoft Press Training Kit)

Ace your preparation for Microsoft Certification Exam 70-463 with this 2-in-1 Training Kit from Microsoft Press. Work at your own pace through a series of lessons and practical exercises, and then assess your skills with online practice tests—featuring multiple, customizable testing options. Maximize your performance on the exam by learning how to: Design and implement a data …

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Internals (Developer Reference)

Dive deep inside the architecture of SQL Server 2012 Explore the core engine of Microsoft SQL Server 2012—and put that practical knowledge to work. Led by a team of SQL Server experts, you’ll learn the skills you need to exploit key architectural features. Go behind the scenes to understand internal operations for creating, expanding, shrinking, and …

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