This course explains how SQL Server implements data compression, how it can improve performance, reduce disk space, and shows how it can be implemented. It provides sample scripts and demonstrations of the process. The course will take about 1.5 hours to complete. It consists of videos and video demos. It also includes T-SQL scripts you can download for use on your own systems. The course is intended for database administrators with an intermediate-level knowledge of SQL Server 2008, 2008 R2, or 2012.