SQL SERVER – 64 bit Architecture and White Paper

In supportability, manageability, scalability, performance, interoperability, and business intelligence, SQL Server 2005 provides far richer 64-bit support than its predecessor. This paper describes these enhancements. Read the original paper here. Following abstract is taken from the same paper. Another interesting article on 64-bit Computing with SQL Server 2005 is here.…
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SQL SERVER – Search Text Field – CHARINDEX vs PATINDEX

We can use either CHARINDEX or PATINDEX to search in TEXT field in SQL SERVER. The CHARINDEX and PATINDEX functions return the starting position of a pattern you specify. Both functions take two arguments. With PATINDEX, you must include percent signs before and after the pattern, unless you are looking…
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