Here it is! The Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Pocket Consultant (ISBN 9780735663763; 592 pages) is a concise and easy-to-use reference from William R. Stanek. As so many of you know, William is just the best at delivering what you need to know without all the frills. If you are a SQL Server administrator, this book will help you save time, minimize system downtime, and get the job done! Below is an excerpt from Chapter 3: "Implementing Policy-Based Management." CHAPTER 3 Implementing Policy-Based Management Introducing Policy-Based Management 77 Working with Policy-Based Management 80 Configuring Central Management Servers 88 Managing Policies Throughout the Enterprise 92 Policy-Based Management is an extensible and scalable configuration ­framework that more