In SQL Server 2005 there is the concept of alias data types, which are similar to user-defined data types in SQL Server 2000. Yakov Shlafman brings us the first part of a series looking at these structures in SQL Server 2000.
2008-05-30 (first published: 2007-06-19)
It has been nearly 5 years since SQL Server 2000 was released and almost seven since Query Analyzer was introduced in SQL Server 7. Surely every trick, tip, technique, or secret has been published by now? Perhaps, but this might be a new one from Yakov Shlafman. Check out what he thinks is the best kept secret.
2007-10-02 (first published: 2005-10-26)