They say that you get what you pay for but shared knowledge in the SQL Server Community is an exception to the rule. Thanks to its open nature and the generous sharing of resources by the different community members and vendors there is a wealth of great in-depth information that’s freely available. One of these great resources are free eBooks. These eBooks will definitely help you to understand SQL Server better. I have all of these and more in my digital library. There are many more great eBook available but these are some of the ones that I that I have used over the past year. In no particular order, here are eight great (and free) SQL Server eBooks.