SQL Server 2005 offers the capability to write code in a .NETlanguage that can be compiled and run inside SQL Server. CLRIntegration, or SQL CLR, lets you create stored procedures,user-defined types, triggers, table valued functions, andaggregates using a .NET managed language. You can read and write toresources outside of SQL Server and enjoy a tighter integrationwith XML, web services, and simple file and logging capabilities.
Here's the reference you'll want on your desk as you develop SQLCLR solutions. It helps you decide whether to use SQL CLR, how tolock down security, and learn from real examples. If you want todevelop stored procedures or other objects in .NET for SQL Server2005, this book offers exactly what you need.
What you will learn from this book
- The concepts and architecture of SQL CLR
- Uses of .NET namespaces in SQL Server programming tasks
- How to develop and benchmark routines in T-SQL and .NET todetermine when CLR-based solutions are advantageous
- How to replace extended stored procedures using SQL CLR storedprocedures
- How to use SQL CLR objects in external applications
- How to restrict and secure SQL CLR object capabilities
- Processes and procedures for deploying SQL CLR objects
Who this book is for
This book is for developers and architects who are familiar with.NET concepts as well as DBAs who, although developers in their ownright, may be slightly less up to date on .NET. A solid groundingin T-SQL is necessary.
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