Suggestion: T-SQL Reference Guide Book

I am looking for a T-SQL Reference Guide Book. What I am expecting is this:
1. Command Description
2. Examples (including results)

Any suggestion is welcome.
I am using SQL Server 2008 R2/2012

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Steve WalesSenior Database AdministratorCommented:
Have you tried SQL Server Books Online ?

The Microsoft Documentation is surprisingly good - each function / command usually comes with useful examples.  As a starting point, getting your information straight from the horse's mouth, as it were is the best idea.

Two other sites I often use as a quick cheat sheet for syntax and examples of functions and syntax are tech on the net and ss64.

I'm not going to provide links here - google both names, you'll find them.
Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Data DudeCommented:
Books aren't as important as they once were now that almost everything is on the Internet via Google, StackOverflow, EE, sqlservercentral, msdn, bidn, and other sites.

Any book by Itzik Ben-Gan or Brian Larson, and the SQL Server Deep Dives will be good, and I'm sure there are others that I haven't seen, but keep in mind that T-SQL has grown so huge that a single book will not be able to cover all topics.

Good luck.
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
That link above from Steve Wales is where I always go find info on T-SQL.
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Yes, BOL is very good. You can even install a local copy so you can press F1 over a SQL command and get an immediately description of the command.

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