Book: A First Look at SQL Server 2005 for Developers
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Sql server 2005 contains features that constitute the biggestchange since the internal server rewrite of SQL Server 7. This is truefrom both programmability and data model viewpoints. This chapterdescribes SQL Server 2005 in terms of .NET programmability, SQL:1999compliance, user-defined types (UDTs), and XML integration to present apicture of holistic data storage, manipulation, and access.The Microsoft .NET Development Series is supported and developed by the leadersand experts of Microsoft development technologies including Microsoft architects andDevelopMentor instructors. The books in this series provide a core resource of informationand understanding every developer needs in order to write effective applications andmanaged code. Learn from the leaders how to maximize your use of the .NET Frameworkand its programming languages.