SQL Server Resources

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

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

Demo Scripts and Sample Databases
Conference and class 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 to help you study for the SQL Server 2008 MCM certification.

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

SQL Server TechNet Webcasts
An 11-part series that Kimberly recorded: SQL Server 2005 for IT Professionals.