Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Free eBook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Press has released the second draft preview of “Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012”, by Ross Mistry and Stacia Misner, in pdf format. Six chapters of the book are available to download for free.


Microsoft SQL Server 2012 delivers significant enhancements to well-known, critical capabilities like high availability and disaster recovery. These enhancements promise to assist organizations in achieving the highest mission-critical confidence to date. Server Core support along with breakthrough features like AlwaysOn Availability Groups, active secondaries, and key improvements to features such as failover clustering now offer organizations a range of accommodating options to achieve maximum application availability and data protection for SQL Server instances and databases within a datacenter and across datacenters.

Table of Contents

  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery Enhancements
  • Scalability and Performance
  • Security Enhancements
  • Integration Services
  • Data Quality Services
  • Master Data Services

Book Details

Author(s): Ross Mistry and Stacia Misner.
Format(s): PDF
File size: 7.56 MB
Number of pages: 163
Link: Download.

One Response to “Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012”

  1. Gang, we’ll be releasing the full and final “Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012” ebook for free in just a couple of weeks: the PDF on March 15 and EBUB & MOBI by March 21. Watch our blog ( for the announcement and DL links.

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