SQL Server 2000 includes many new features that extend its capabilities as a high performance relational database system with a rich development environment. This article presents an overview of new product features including AWE support, new data types, new user-defined and built-in functions as well as enhancements in trigger functionality, indexing, collation, and property definition.
This document introduces SQL Server administrators and developers to the new security features of SQL Server 2000. In addition to outlining the new features, there is a detailed discussion about how to best implement security in a Microsoft Windows® 2000 domain environment as well as source code examples.
Designing your application so that Stored Procedures are the only database objects that are accessed is generally the best practice. Agree? Disagree? Read this article by guest columnist Mindy Curnutt to see what she thinks!