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Programming Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2008 by Leonard Lobel, Andrew Brust, and Stephen Forte

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A Book to Show You the Way

This book was carefully organized to present a potentially overwhelming array of new developer-oriented SQL Server 2008 features in the most coherent manner possible. To best achieve that, the chapters have been categorized into four primary sections, which are summarized at a high level in this overview.

Core Technologies

In Part I, we focus on core SQL Server technologies. These include enhancements to T-SQL, extended programmability with SQL CLR code in .NET languages such as Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and C#, server management, and security.

In Chapter 2, we explore the significant enhancements made to Transact-SQL (T-SQL)—which still remains the best programming tool for exploiting many new and old SQL Server features ...

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