This practical, hands-on book offers deep, thorough coverage of the internals of architecture and resource management in SQL Server 2005, focusing on the Storage Engine. The book features extensive code samples and table examples. Long Description Understanding the internals of storage in SQL Server helps database developers and administrators to better create, maintain, and mine information from enterprise data. This practical, hands-on book focuses on the SQL Server 2005 Storage Engine and delves deep into the structures used for storing data, including files, tables, indexes, and data types. Topics also include security details, with coverage of the new SQL Server 2005 security model, and data protection through the backup and restore algorithms. With pragmatic advice, best practices, extensive code samples, and table examples, developers and database administrators will find the guidance they need to better understand how to build powerful, efficient databases. SQL Server 2005 is Microsoft's next-generation data management and analysis solution that delivers enhanced security features, scalability, and availability to enterprise data and analytical applications while making them easier to create, deploy, and manage. Featuring key advances in enterprise data management, developer productivity, and business intelligence, SQL Server 2005 is part of the Microsoft Windows Server SystemTM--a comprehensive and integrated server infrastructure that simplifies the development, deployment, and operations of a flexible business solution.Delaney, Kalen is the author of 'Inside Microsoft SQL Server 2005 The Storage Engine', published 2006 under ISBN 9780735621053 and ISBN 0735621055.