Introducing Kalen Delaney’s SQL Server Stairways Tutorial Series

In case you haven’t noticed, there is a new link on for a new series of tutorial articles called Kalen Delaney’s SQL Server Stairways. This series, edited by Kalen Delaney, brings together a large number of top SQL Server writers to introduce a wide variety of SQL Server topics. Some of the current Stairway Tutorials include:

  • Stairway to Database Design by Joe Celko
  • Stairway to Integration Services by Andy Leonard
  • Stairway to MDX by Bill Pearson
  • Stairway to Server-Side Tracing by Dan Guzman
  • Stairway to SQL Server Agent by Richard Waymire
  • Stairway to SQL Server Indexes by David Durant
  • Stairway to SQL Server Replication by Sebastian Meine
  • Stairway to SQL Server Reporting Services by Jessica Moss
  • Stairway to StreamInsight by Johan Ahlen

Each Stairway Tutorial is a series of articles that help you build the necessary skills you need to be an exceptional DBA. This is an on-going project, and expect to see additional Stairway Tutorials in the near future.