As companies grow and do more business, the data they store in databases similarly grows. If you want to be a go-to person on the inner workings of SQL Server, then this book will be your partner in achieving that goal. If you have completed the “SQL Queries 2012 Joes 2 Pros® Volume 2” book you have written some advanced queries. This book builds on that knowledge and will show you more about the parts of SQL Server at work behind the scenes when you are running queries and creating new database objects. Most importantly, you will learn how to make the essential queries for your business run most efficiently and at the fastest speed possible. For those of you who have read the 2008 series for the 70-433 Exam you will find a lot of the same material from the SQL 2008 book in this SQL 2012 book. This is because much of the 70-461 test covers the same material as the 70-433. I have added material that is new to the test and removed material that is no longer relevant. If you have already read this series or have already passed the 70-433 exam you may choose to read my book which covers only the changes from 70-433 to 70-461 entitled “Joes 2 Pros SQL 2012 Queries 70-461 Exam for SQL 2008 Pros”.