Pro SQL Server 2008 XML

  • Authors
  • Michael Coles

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Pages 1-16
  3. Pages 61-81
  4. Pages 83-114
  5. Pages 115-151
  6. Pages 177-192
  7. Pages 193-229
  8. Pages 231-244
  9. Pages 245-274
  10. Pages 275-293
  11. Pages 295-317
  12. Pages 319-339
  13. Pages 341-355
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 357-466

About this book


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


.NET Microsoft SQL Server SQL SQL Server 2005 SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Transact-SQL XML XPath XQuery

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