Free Book on SQL Server 2008 R2 from Microsoft

If you are looking for a good point to start to working on SQL Server 2008 R2, you can now download a completely free and legitimate E-Book from below Microsoft Press Website:

Chapters of this book are as follow:

PART I   Database Administration

CHAPTER 1   SQL Server 2008 R2 Editions and Enhancements
CHAPTER 2   Multi-Server Administration
CHAPTER 3   Data-Tier Applications
CHAPTER 4   High Availability and Virtualization Enhancements
CHAPTER 5   Consolidation and Monitoring

PART II   Business Intelligence Development

CHAPTER 6   Scalable Data Warehousing
CHAPTER 7   Master Data Services
CHAPTER 8   Complex Event Processing with StreamInsight
CHAPTER 9   Reporting Services Enhancements
CHAPTER 10   Self-Service Analysis with PowerPivot

This book is best suited for existing professionals who are already working with SQL Server and wish to enhance their skills with the new R2 release. You will get more description on this from

Thanks to Microsoft for offering this book for Free.