Your essential guide to key programming features in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Take your database programming skills to a new level-and build customized applications using the developer tools introduced with SQL Server 2012. This hands-on reference shows you how to design, test, and deploy SQL Server databases through tutorials, practical examples, and code samples. If you're an experienced SQL Server developer, this book is a must-read for learning how to design and build effective SQL Server 2012 applications. Discover how to: * Build and deploy databases using the SQL Server Data Tools IDE * Query and manipulate complex data with powerful Transact-SQL enhancements * Integrate n-relational features, including native file streaming and geospatial data types * Consume data with Microsoft ADO.NET, LINQ, and Entity Framework * Deliver data using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Data Services and WCF RIA Services * Move your database to the cloud with Windows Azure SQL Database * Develop Windows Phone cloud applications using SQL Data Sync * Use SQL Server BI components, including xVelocity in-memory techlogies
Leonard Lobel is a principal consultant at Tallan, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.