Archive for September 4th, 2005

Using Webservices and Xml Serialization in CLR Integration in SQL Server 2005 September 4th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

Catch this blog entry from the CLR Team. Even though I DONT support this big time I would recommend people to see how things are done. I share the same concerns of Srinivas Sampath over misuse of certain features. And I see CLR integration is one such area. This is the same question one person asked me at the TechEd India over serialization. My answer was simple, It is possible but dont misuse a feature like this … Dont use a feature for the heck of using it or showing demo’s …

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Are UDFs Harmful to SQL Server Performance? September 4th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

This is a very good topic by itself. This had been in my mind for sometime and I saw this article over SQL Server Performance and then thought why reinvent :) … Anyways I have couple more points which will get into my site sometime.

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Download the Microsoft WinFX SDK Beta 1 September 4th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

The Microsoft® WinFX™ SDK contains documentation, samples and tools designed to help you develop managed applications and libraries using WinFX, which is the set of next-generation managed APIs provided by Microsoft. This release includes documentation about using the .NET Framework 2.0, the Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly code named “Avalon”), and the Windows Communications Foundation (formerly code named “Indigo”).

Download it here.

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SSIS: Fuzzy Lookups and Groupings September 4th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

Catch this interesting article on SSIS on MSDN Magazine.

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