Most business applications store data in some kind of data store, which is usually a relational database. To that end, SQL Server is one of Microsoft's flagship products. With the increasing use of XML in business applications, Microsoft found it necessary to incorporate strong support for XML in their database engine also, with SQL Server 2000 being possibly the first version where this XML integration was clearly visible.
KeywordsRoot Element XPath Expression Select Query XQuery Expression Root Clause
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