SQL Server Statistics by Holger Schmeling is a comprehensive guide that delves into the intricate world of statistical analysis within the realm of Microsoft SQL Server. Whether you’re a seasoned database administrator or a beginner looking to enhance your SQL Server skills, this book offers a wealth of knowledge and practical insights to help you optimize your database performance.

With SQL Server being a powerful and feature-rich database management system, understanding and effectively utilizing statistics is crucial for ensuring optimal query execution plans and overall system efficiency. Holger Schmeling, an esteemed expert in the field, brings his extensive experience to the forefront, providing readers with a clear and concise exploration of SQL Server statistics.

Through a meticulous blend of theoretical concepts and hands-on examples, Schmeling guides readers through the nuances of statistics collection, maintenance, and utilization. The book begins by establishing a solid foundation, covering the fundamentals of statistics and their role in query optimization. From there, it gradually progresses to advanced topics such as cardinality estimation, histogram analysis, and the statistics-related enhancements introduced in recent versions.

The author’s lucid explanations and practical demonstrations enable readers to grasp complex concepts easily. Schmeling demonstrates how to leverage statistics effectively to tackle common performance issues, fine-tune query plans, and optimize resource utilization within SQL Server. Additionally, the book offers valuable guidance on statistics maintenance best practices, empowering administrators to keep their databases running smoothly over time.

Featuring a wealth of code snippets, query examples, and real-world scenarios, This book serves as an indispensable companion for SQL Server professionals seeking to unlock the full potential of their databases. The book’s practical approach ensures that readers not only understand the theoretical underpinnings but also gain the necessary skills to apply that knowledge in real-world situations.

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