June 2004 Blog Posts

  • Yukon - Is the DBMS still there?

    Just about every article and blog being written on Yukon is about XML or the CLR integration. If you didn't know better, you would swear that Yukon is just a .NET factory consuming managed chunks of code and spitting out XML. Fair dinkum that is so disturbing. What about the DBMS itself? The database mirroring, the TSQL extensions, backups, clustering, replication, online indexing and constraint support? You know, the stuff that DBMS's do... I have seen and read a few articles, but overwhelmingly it is the XML and CLR stuff. I really hope that this is not a direct reflection...