A collection of 53 Microsoft MVPs (myself included) have wrapped up authoring one of the greatest SQL Server books yet to hit the shelves – SQL Server MVP Deep Dives.
This book brings together the experience from all corners of SQL Server: Design & Architecture, Development, Administration, Performance Tuning & Optimization, and Business Intelligence. Each section contains unique topics ranging from avoiding common query mistakes, running SQL Server on Hyper-V, to SSIS performance tuning.
The book is available to pre-order here: http://www.sqlservermvpdeepdives.com
(EDIT: Save 50% by purchasing the book from the above site by the end of September when you use the code, pop0928)
All author royalties – and this is what really makes this book stand out – are being donated to War Child International, a charity involved in bringing food, health, and happiness to kids across the world involved in war.
Many thanks to the editors for pushing this book through to completion: Paul Nielsen, Kalen Delaney, Greg Low, Adam Machanic, Paul S. Randal, and Kimberly L. Tripp
For more information on the book, continue reading: