by Mark Spenik
IN THIS CHAPTER
SQL Server's Object Model
Why Use SQL-DMO?
Creating Applications with SQL-DMO
Enhancing the SQL Server DBA Assistant
Using SQL-DMO with Stored Procedures
Have you ever felt that Microsoft left out a utility or some graphical display that you thought would really make your life easier? With SQL Server 2000, you might be able to write that utility yourself! “How?” you ask. The answer is an exciting feature added first to SQL Server 6.0 and extended with SQL Server 2000—SQL-DMO!
SQL-DMO stands for SQL Distributed Management Objects. SQL-DMO is based on Microsoft's Component Object Model (COM) and supports OLE automation. OLE stands for object linking and embedding, but in the past few ...