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Guru's Guide to SQL Server Architecture and Internals, The by Ken Henderson

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Knowledge Measure

  1. What interface does an application interact with when accessing a COM object via late binding?

  2. What three methods must all COM interfaces implement?

  3. What interface do all COM interfaces ultimately descend from?

  4. Describe what happens when data is marshaled from one process to another.

  5. What COM library is used by SQL Server's sp_xml_preparedocument stored procedure?

  6. True or false: Access to COM is limited to Microsoft programming language tools such as Visual Basic and Visual C++. Because COM is a proprietary Microsoft technology, you cannot create or access COM objects from third-party languages.

  7. What mechanism is used with COM objects to keep track of how many references are currently pending for a given object?

  8. Describe the purpose ...

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