Pro SQL Server 2008 XML
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:5/16/2008 - Apress
By: Michael Coles
Knowledge and ability to apply XML are de rigueur in today’s world, and SQL Server developers and administrators are no exception to that rule. Pro SQL Server 2008 XML is your key to unlocking the powerful XML feature set first introduced in SQL Server 2005 and since refined in SQL Server 2008. Author Michael Coles> shows how to store XML using SQL Server’s built–in XML data type. Learn to query and manipulate XML data using standard technologies such as XQuery and XSLT. No SQL Server database professional can afford to be without knowledge of the XML feature set. Pro SQL Server 2008 XML delivers on the knowledge that you need to remain competitive in your career. Shows how to store, query, and manipulate XML documents in SQL Server Provides step–by–step examples showing best practices and advanced features Accurately discusses how SQL Server’s XML feature set stacks up against the ISO XML standards What you’ll learn Store XML documents using SQL Server’s built–in XML data type. Query those stored documents using SQL/XML and XQuery. Manipulate and transform XML using XSLT and XPath. Understand how SQL Server’s XML support compares to the ISO XML standards. Create SOAP endpoints for use in web services applications. Create primary and secondary XML indexes to improve performance of XML queries. Who is this book for? SQL Server SQL/T–SQL developers and .NET developers who want to take advantage of the specific server–side XML functionality available in SQL Server 2008 About the Apress Pro Series The Apress Pro series books are practical, professional tutorials to keep you on and moving up the professional ladder. You have gotten the job, now you need to hone your skills in these tough competitive times. The Apress Pro series expands your skills and expertise in exactly the areas you need. Master the content of a Pro book, and you will always be able to get the job done in a professional development project. Written by experts in their field, Pro series books from Apress give you the hard–won solutions to problems you will face in your professional programming career.