Long Description Announcing an all-new SELF-PACED TRAINING KIT designed to help maximize your performance on 70-432, the required exam for the new Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification for SQL Server 2008-Implementation and Maintenance. This 2-in-1 kit includes the official Microsoft study guide, plus practice tests on CD to help you assess your skills. It comes packed with the tools and features exam candidates want most-including in-depth, self-paced training based on final exam content; rigorous, objective-by-objective review; exam tips from expert, exam-certified authors; and customizable testing options. It also provides real-world scenarios, case study examples, and troubleshooting labs for the skills and expertise you can apply to the job. Focusing on implementing and maintaining a SQL Server 2008 database, this official study guide covers installing and configuring SQL Server 2008; managing SQL Server Agent jobs, alerts, and operators; implementing security features; backing up and restoring databases; monitoring and troubleshooting SQL Server; optimizing performance using the Resource Governor and Database Engine Tuning Advisor; and implementing high availability. Work at your own pace through the lessons and lab exercises. Then assess yourself using 300+ practice and review questions on the CD, featuring multiple, customizable testing options to meet your specific needs. Choose timed or untimed testing mode, generate random tests, or focus on discrete objectives. You get detailed explanations for right and wrong answers-including pointers back to the book for further study. You also get an evaluation version of SQL Server 2008 software and an examdiscount voucher-making this kit an exceptional value and a great career investment.