- Copyright 2010
- Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
- Pages: 832
- Edition: 1st
- ISBN-10: 0-7356-3924-8
- ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-3924-9
Get a detailed look at the internal architecture of T-SQL with this comprehensive programming reference. Database developers and administrators get best practices, expert techniques, and code samples to master the intricacies of this programming language—solving complex problems with real-world solutions.
Discover how to:
- Work with T-SQL and CLR user-defined functions, stored procedures, and triggers.
- Handle transactions, concurrency, and error handling.
- Efficiently use temporary objects, including temporary tables, table variables, and table expressions.
- Evaluate when to use set-based programming techniques and when to use cursors.
- Work with dynamic SQL in an efficient and secure manner.
- Treat date- and time-related data in a robust manner.
- Develop CLR user-defined types and learn about temporal support in the relational model.
- Use XML and XQuery and implement a dynamic schema solution.
- Work with spatial data using the new geometry and geography types and spatial indexes.
- Track access and changes to data using extended events, SQL Server Audit, change tracking, and change data capture.
- Use Service Broker for controlled asynchronous processing in database applications.
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Table of Contents
- Chapter 1: Views
- Chapter 2: User-Defined Functions
- Chapter 3: Stored Procedures
- Chapter 4: Triggers
- Chapter 5: Transactions and Concurrency
- Chapter 6: Error Handling
- Chapter 7: Temporary Tables and Table Variables
- Chapter 8: Cursors
- Chapter 9: Dynamic SQL
- Chapter 10: Working with Date and Time
- Chapter 11: CLR User-Defined Types
- Chapter 12: Temporal Support in the Relational Model
- Chapter 13: XML and XQuery
- Chapter 14: Spatial Data
- Chapter 15: Tracking Access and Changes to Data
- Chapter 16: Service Broker
- Companion to CLR Routines
- About the Authors