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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 represents the completion of Microsoft SQL Server’s transformation into a leading database management system. The changes are extensive, completing the capabilities required for the most demanding enterprise applications and introducing a new application paradigm that affects how many new SQL Server applications will be implemented and deployed.
A major upgrade such as SQL Server 2005 brings many benefits to customers. It greatly improves classic “abilities,” such as availability, scalability, reliability, and so on. It introduces ...