Getting Assistance (Database Engine)
There are three principal sources of information from Microsoft about SQL Server:
The documentation, tutorials, and samples installed with SQL Server.
SQL Server information on other Microsoft Web sites.
You can also get help from others either through the SQL Server community or directly from Microsoft support.
In This Section
How Do I Browse by Job Role (Database Engine)
Contains links to the topics considered most useful for each of the roles of users of SQL Server 2008 Database Engine: architect, developer, administrator, and information worker.
How Do I Find Tutorials (Database Engine)
Contains links to the step-by-step tutorials that help you learn to get the most out of SQL Server tools, so you can work efficiently right from the start.
How Do I Find How-to Topics (Database Engine)
Contains links to Database Engine procedural topics that help you perform specific tasks, such as creating an index or tuning a query.