I agree with the SSC Rookie's post. sp_OAGetProperty is very soon to get deprecated. We shall replace such codes with CLR functions.
Thanks for the article though.
Heh... Microsoft continues to shoot people in the face with their deprecation policy.
RBAR is pronounced "ree-bar" and is a "Modenism" for Row-By-Agonizing-Row. First step towards the paradigm shift of writing Set Based code: ________Stop thinking about what you want to do to a ROW... think, instead, of what you want to do to a COLUMN.
"Change is inevitable... change for the better is not".
"Dear Lord... I'm a DBA so please give me patience because, if you give me strength, I'm going to need bail money too!" Helpful Links: How to post code problems How to Post Performance Problems Create a Tally Function (fnTally)