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Posted Jun 20, 2008

A first look at SQL Server 2008 (part 3 of 3)

By Staff

[From MSDN Blogs]

In this last part of the “SQL Server 2008 first look” series I will set the focus on the new SQL Server 2008 data types. If you missed the first 2 parts you can find them here: part1 & part2.

Let’s start by a really interesting feature, which is something developers would have been having since a long time. This new feature is known as SPARSE Column. But what are SPARSE columns? When can they be used?

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