This course is an introduction to Microsoft SQL Server for both the DBA and Developer. Key new features of SQL Server are introduced and explored, and the various editions of SQL Server are contrasted. In-depth coverage is provided on how to use the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio for both administrative and development tasks. Special emphasis is given to query optimization techniques. An introduction to SQL Integration Services, SQL Analysis Services and SQL Reporting Services is also presented. Prerequisites: ICT 4300, ICT 4405.