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Excellent SQL Server 2005 Express series of 13 free videos from Bob Tabor atLearnVisualStudio.Net. If you like these, you should check out thelifetimemembershipdeal that he offers where you can get access to over one hundred hours of video tutorials for less than a dollar per hour.The best hosting company that I have found for .NET applications isDiscountasp.net.Discountasp.netprovides many SQL tools that make it easy to remotely manage your sqldatabase directly from your computer that other hosting companies like GoDaddy do not.1.What is a Database?- This introduction covers the questions and terminology SQLServer beginners need to create and manage databases, such as: What is a SQL Server database? How is a SQL Server database different from an Excel spreadsheet? What doSQL Server databases do in my website or software applications? What’s SQL Server Express’ relation to Visual Studio Express? What do terms like “ADO.NET” mean?Duration: 28 minutes, 15 seconds2.Understanding Database Tables and Records- SQL Server beginners will learn abouttables and definitions of data types, properties, keys, etc. in this second video. Find outhow table rows, columns, and fields interrelate and whether columns can be empty.Duration: 24 minutes, 56 secondsDate: 29 March 20063.More about Column Data Types and Other Properties- SQL Server beginners willexplore data integrity, learn which data types to use for what, and avoid common datatype pitfalls.Duration: 21 minutes, 37 secondsDate: 22 February 20064.Designing Relational Database Tables- Why are relational databases the most popular?SQL Server beginners will learn to differentiate between primary and foreign keys,design relational database tables, and learn about normalization rules and de-normalization.
Duration: 34 minutes, 10 secondsDate: 29 March 20065.Manipulating Database Data- SQL Server beginners will learn about ADO.NETobjects and execution of SQL statement from ADO.NET. Explore SQL and learn aboutinsert, update, and delete statements.Duration: 40 minutes, 20 secondsDate: 29 March 2006This lesson requires Management Studio Express and MSXML6.More Structured Query Language- SQL Server beginners will discover more SQLstatements like sub-select and learn stored procedures and their counterparts in C# andVB methods.Duration: 23 minutes, 13 secondsDate: 29 March 20067.Understanding Security and Network Connectivity- SQL Server beginners will learnto differentiate between SQL Server database files and SQL Server processes. Explorescenarios for connecting to SQL Server Express databases, enabling and disabling user instances, login permissions, and other security precautions.Duration: 40 minutes, 59 secondsDate: 20 March 20068.Connecting your Web Application to SQL Server 2005 Express Edition- SQL Server beginners will walkthrough the entire workflow of creating a database driven Webapplication and use visual tools to quickly create an administration application.Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutesDate: 20 March 20069.Using SQL Server Management Studio- SQL Server Management Studio Express willtypically be your main interface into SQL Server Express. This lesson demonstrates theessential techniques and skills you’ll need to successfully connect to database instances,navigate the query window and scripting database objects, attaching, detaching and backing up databases, and much more.Duration: 40 minutes, 26 secondsDate: 23 October 200610.Getting Started with Reporting Services- SQL Server Reporting Services allows youto design and deploy nicely formatted and interactive reports representative of your data.Suitable for print or online distribution, these reports and it allows you to get professionalresults very quickly. This video demonstrates how to set up Reporting Services and theBusiness Intelligence Development Studio to build reports using the wizards anddesigners, and deploy them to your Report Server.Duration: 32 minutes, 51 seconds