SQL Server Resources

We have a huge amount of free information on our site:

A collection of all the whitepapers we think you need to read to help you with design, implementation, and troubleshooting. Covering the current release and back to SQL Server 2000.

User Group Session Resources

Session PDFs, demos, and occasional recordings from user group sessions

Demo Scripts and Sample Databases
Conference demo scripts, example databases for performance demos, and all of Paul’s sample corrupt databases for you to practice disaster recovery.

Free Tools
Tools to support Availability Groups and Extended Events.

SQL Server MCM Training Videos
40 hours of free training videos SQLskills recorded for Microsoft in late 2010.

SQL Server MCM/MCSM Reading List
Our comprehensive list of reading materials, blogs, websites, and books we put together to help people study for the SQL Server 2008 MCM certification, but still very relevant even today.

SQL Server Books
Links to all the books written or edited by the SQLskills team.