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Deprecated Features in SQL Server 2008

My first ever post was about the features in SQL Server 2000 that were deprecated in SQL Server 2005 i.e. they wouldn’t be available in the next release (SQL Server 2008). In the same way there are SQL Server 2005 features that will be deprecated in SQL Server 2008, they will still work and be… Read more

What’s Missing from SQL Server 2008

I have just arrived on Eileen Brown’s team as the Data IT Pro evangelist. During my extensive  interview process I was asked by Keith Burns about the common language runtime (CLR) in SQL server 2005 and I replied with a quotation from his blog “that if it can’t be done in SQL it isn’t worth doing”.  That would seem… Read more