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Learning SQL Server 2005

Everyone wants to get ahead of the curve with SQL Server 2005, but many people don't have the time or desire to dig through a Google search. Steve Jones has gotten quite a few requests for resources, so here is a compiled list of some places that might help you get started.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2006/09/08 (first published: 2005/04/21) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 44,921 reads

Comparison of SQL Server 2005 Editions

On February 24th, 2005, Microsoft announced the new editions and pricing of SQL Server 2005. There have been quite a few changes and MVP Brian Knight has put down a comparison as well as details about which features are included with each. Read about the 4 new additions and see which one might be right for your next project.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2006/09/01 (first published: 2005/02/28) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
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Don't Overdo It, SQL Server

With the release of SQL Server 2005, it is more of challenger to Oracle than ever before. Guru Haidong Ji takes a quick look at how these two products compare and gives a few words of wisdom for the next version of SQL Server.   Read more...
By Haidong Ji 2006/05/22 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
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SQL Server 2005 Books Online Update

Download an updated version of Books Online for Microsoft SQL Server 2005, the primary documentation for SQL Server 2005. The April 2006 update to Books Online contains new material and fixes to documentation problems reported by customers after SQL Server 2005 was released. Refer to "New and Updated Books Online Topics" for a list of topics that are new or updated in this version. Topics with significant updates have a Change History table at the bottom of the topic that summarizes the changes.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2006/05/04 | Source: MSDN Communities | Category: news
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Exception Handling in SQL Server 2005

SQL Server 2005 brings us a number of enhancements, but the most important to T-SQL developers may be the changes to error and exception handling. The addition of the TRY CATCH structure is an important change and Raj Vasant brings us a look at this enhancement.   Read more...
By Vasant Raj 2006/02/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
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The CLR in SQL Server 2005

Updated: Jan 2008. One of the big changes in SQL Server 2005 is the integration of the CLR into the relational engine itself. This is probably the biggest reason for the delays in completing the product and it is a controversial decision. Steve Jones spends a few minutes looking at the pros and cons of having the CLR integrated and possible implications for DBAs.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/01/25 (first published: 2005/05/02) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
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SQL Server 2005 Adoption Rates

How many people are getting ready to upgrade to SQL Server 2005? Why are they upgrading? Why not? Edgewood Solutions conducted a survey and the results are in. Read on for the executive overview and learn how to get a complete copy of the results.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2005/11/02 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,250 reads

Big SQL Server 2005 News

Confidential until the official release at 9:00am Pacific Time today. Check back after that time to get the big news!   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2005/09/14 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
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SQL Server 2005 Roadshows

Ongoing now, the SQL Server 2005 Roadshows in conjunction with PASS. Read Robert Pearl's notes from the show and if you are in Dallas or Houston or Europe, there is still time to attend on of these events.   Read more...
By Robert Pearl 2005/05/10 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: administration
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 16,022 reads

SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4

It's now available!! Find out what's in there and where you can get it.   Read more...
By Press Release 2005/05/09 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 16,986 reads

The CLR in SQL Server 2005

Updated: Jan 2008. One of the big changes in SQL Server 2005 is the integration of the CLR into the relational engine itself. This is probably the biggest reason for the delays in completing the product and it is a controversial decision. Steve Jones spends a few minutes looking at the pros and cons of having the CLR integrated and possible implications for DBAs.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2008/01/25 (first published: 2005/05/02) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 143,064 reads

Inside SQL Server Development

After the announcement last week by Microsoft that there would be no Beta 3 for SQL Server 2005 and that the CTP process would take over, Steve Jones had the opportunity to interview Thomas Rizzo and Allan Ros from the SQL Server development team about the CTP process and testing the SQL Server builds.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2005/04/26 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,649 reads

Learning SQL Server 2005

Everyone wants to get ahead of the curve with SQL Server 2005, but many people don't have the time or desire to dig through a Google search. Steve Jones has gotten quite a few requests for resources, so here is a compiled list of some places that might help you get started.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2006/09/08 (first published: 2005/04/21) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 44,921 reads

The April CTP is Here and No Beta 3

SQL Server 2005 is on everyone's mind, especially with SQL Server 2000 almost 5 years old. On Monday, April 18, Microsoft made an announcement that the April CTP was available, but there would be no Beta 3. Read Steve Jones take on this announcement as well as a few more details.   Read more...
By Steve Jones 2005/04/19 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 5,907 reads

SQL Server 2005 Editions and Integration Services

The SQL Server 2005 product family has now been announced, so with four editions available, what does this mean for SQL Server Integration Services? Starting from the bottom we have the free edition known as Express, and the entry level Workgroup edition, and neither include the full IS product. They have the Import/Export capabilities, but nothing more, so for simple loading and extraction of data this should suffice, but you will not be able to build packages.  Read more...
By Additional Articles 2005/04/07 | Source: SQLIS.com | Category: news
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Help Improve Yukon Setup

SQL Server 2005 is coming soon and the setup team is looking for some feedback on their process. If you can spare a few minutes for a survey, they would greatly appreciate the time. And you will be helping others avoid the problems in the Betas.   Read more...
By Press Release 2005/03/18 | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: (not yet rated) |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 3,041 reads

Comparison of SQL Server 2005 Editions

On February 24th, 2005, Microsoft announced the new editions and pricing of SQL Server 2005. There have been quite a few changes and MVP Brian Knight has put down a comparison as well as details about which features are included with each. Read about the 4 new additions and see which one might be right for your next project.   Read more...
By Brian Knight 2006/09/01 (first published: 2005/02/28) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
Rating: |  Discuss |   Briefcase | 61,732 reads

A list of the bugs that are fixed in SQL Server 2000 SP 4 Beta

This article contains information about the bugs that are fixed by Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 Beta. (SP4).   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2005/01/06 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: news
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Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer V1.2.1

The Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer has been updated to work with Windows XP SP2. If you use this tool be sure that you get the update to work with new patches and vulnerabilities.   Read more...
By Additional Articles 2004/09/10 | Source: TechNet Blogs | Category: news
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An introduction to using the ADO.NET - SqlCommand Object

Are you familiar with using the Command object in ADO? If so, migrating to ADO.NET should be a snap.   Read more...
By Jon Winer 2004/08/06 (first published: 2001/12/11) | Source: SQLServerCentral.com | Category: news
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