Administering a SQL Server is a time-consuming, complex task. Understanding the structure of the system and the proper tools and methods to extract and modify system information will help you manage your databases efficiently. The next chapter, "Creating and Managing Databases," takes an in depth look at this aspect of SQL Server administration.

    Part III: SQL Server Administration
    Part IV: Transact-SQL
    Part V: SQL Server Internals and Performance Tuning
    Part VI: Additional SQL Server Features