In this book, we have assumed that you have a basic working knowledge of relational databases; that you know
what you need to do as a DBA or a developer, but you want to know how to do it with SQL Server 2000.
To follow the text of the book, you'll need:
❏ Sysadmin rights to a PC running Windows, on which you can install SQL Server 2000
❏ A copy of SQL Server 2000 Personal, Standard, Developer or Enterprise Edition
❏ A database account with DBA rights
Some chapters need extra, or more specific, hardware (for example, Chapters 9,...