The following stored procedure will demonstrate the use of cursor metadata. Using cursor metadata we can get information about an SQL statement and use that information to dynamically generate other code such as HTML or other stored procedures.
In this month's article I will cover an aspect of SQL Server that always generates a great deal of, well, shall we say "discussion"—triggers. Love them or hate them, SQL Server 2000 will change they way you think about triggers and will probably alter the way you design your applications. Specifically, this month I will dive into cascading referential integrity (RI) and the new INSTEAD OF and AFTER trigger concepts in SQL Server 2000.
The downturn in the economy has left quite a few technical people out of work. This ongoing article describes the experiences over the past two years of Steve Jones. Reader experiences are requested and the article will be updated weekly.
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