Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft SQL Server 7 in 10 Minutes is a short but detailed reference to Microsoft SQL Server 7. This book brings together the most common commands and tasks that programmers and database administrators need to perform. Concise, goal-oriented lessons allow you to get up to speed quickly and efficiently. Application developers and administrators who are new to Microsoft SQL Server will learn to store, retrieve, and manipulate data in a Microsoft SQL Server database. This book serves as a reference guide even after you have become proficient.
William Robison is an MCSE, Senior Software Engineer and Technical Lead with TRW, Inc. He has been working with SQL Server since version 4.21. In the last three years, he has led development teams building high volume server applications in C++, web applications using Active Server Pages, and client software in C++ and Visual Basic -- all based on SQL Server. His other responsibilities include consulting and training activities in several areas, including relational databases and SQL Server.