Chapter 21. Programming with SQL Server 2005


SQL Server 2005 adds a wealth of new features for developers and DBAs alike. One of the biggest new features of SQL Server 2005 of interest to C# developers is the integration of the CLR directly into the server. This gives SQL Server 2005 the ability to host stored procedures, user-defined functions, user-defined types, and much more—all written in managed code.

The ability to reuse your existing .NET and C# skills from within SQL Server 2005, as well as have ...

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