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

June 20, 2008

[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?

The article continues at http://blogs.msdn.com/swiss_dpe_team/archive/2008/06/20/a-first-look-at-sql-server-2008-part-3-of-3.aspx