Beginning SQL Server 2005 for Developers by Dewson
SQL Server 2005 Express Edition is a free relational database management system from Microsoft and provides a major subset of full SQL Server 2005 functionality. Many users learn on SQL Server 2005 Express Edition and then move on to SQL Server 2005. This book is a comprehensive, clear and gentle introduction to all fundamental aspects of SQL Server 2005 Express and the T-SQL database language. It is highly readable yet technically thorough. The book assumes no prior experience in databases or programming and is ideal for any new SQL Server Express user, whatever their use of SQL Server Express.