DBA 70-432 Materials TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance
MCTS Exam 70-432 Resources
Microsoft Certification Site
MCTS Self-Paced Training Kit, by Mike Hotek
This is essential “the blue book”
Introducting Microsoft SQL Server, by DeBetta, Low and Whitehorn
A free e-book. Free is good!
Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2, by Mistry and Misner
Another free e-book. Free is good!
SQL Skills MCM training videos.
40 hours of free, online presentations for SS08 MCM certification, many relevant to this.
Short online training videos on hundreds of SS topics.
Stairway to SQL Server
Sets of articles organized around key SS technologies.
SQL Server 2008 R2 Books Online
Because the training guides don’t cover all the command and syntax options available.
SQLServer Developer Center
Software downloads. Virtual labs. More articles than you have time to read.
Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Internals, by Kalen Delany, et. al.
Is recommended in Microsoft’s Training Guide.
The Real MCTS SQL Server 2008 Exam 70-432 Prep Kit, by Mark Horniger
Provide additional material. Watch out for inaccuracies. “the red book”