By Bob Beauchemin
Few applied sciences were as eagerly expected as Microsoft SQL Server 2005 ("Yukon"). Now, 3 SQL Server insiders convey the definitive hands-on preview - actual, finished, and filled with examples. a primary examine SQL Server 2005 for builders begins the place Microsoft's white papers and internet articles depart off, displaying operating builders the right way to take complete good thing about Yukon's key ideas. It attracts on extraordinary cooperation from Microsoft's Yukon builders and the authors' hands-on entry to Yukon considering that its earliest alpha releases. you will find functional factors of Yukon's new info version, integrated .NET webhosting, greater programmability, SQL-99 compliance, and masses extra. almost each key idea is illuminated through pattern code verified with Microsoft's public beta. Key insurance includes:* Yukon as .NET runtime host: improving safeguard, reliability, and function* Writing methods, services, and triggers in .NET languages* Leveraging robust new improvements to T-SQL* The XML information sort and XML question languages* SQL Server 2005 as an online companies platform* Client-side coding: ADO/ADO.NET improvements, SQLXML, mapping, ObjectSpaces, and extra * utilizing SQL Server 2005's integrated software server functions"