The IDENTITY property provides auto-generated values for a numeric column in your table based on initial (seed) and increment arguments that you supply. The first row that users insert into the table contains the value you supply as the seed argument in the identity column. As users insert new rows
Most programmers know that one of the major benefits of Extensible Markup Language (XML) is that it allows the complete isolation of a document's style and content. This means that information can be re-used and displayed as the programmer chooses, regardless of its storage format. Or more speci
IBM Corp. (stock: IBM) made seven nascent technologies–six of them based on XML — available for licensing through its alphaWorks unit.
XML Global Technologies, Inc. (www.xmlglobal.com), developers of the world’s premier XML based search and transformation e-business software products, goXML™ and expressXCHG™, today announced it has completed a software add-on to goXML™ version 2.0 that will allow arbitrary tables from any ODBC/JDBC
In revamping the way SQL Server implements security in the 7.0 release, Microsoft created a flexible and powerful method for managing users' access both to the SQL Server system and to the databases. The changes also created confusion as administrators tried to upgrade from SQL Server 6.5 securi
Devphiles, Sweden's leading company in the field of e-learning for developers and Konsultmarknaden have entered into a collaboration agreement. The agreement implies that Devphiles will be able to reach a larger proportion of Sweden's developers and therefore give the company a competitive e
SQL Server 2000 includes many new features that extend its capabilities as a high performance relational database system with a rich development environment. This article presents an overview of new product features including AWE support, new data types, new user-defined and built-in functions as we
The Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) format is a new XML grammar for defining vector-based 2D graphics for the Web and other applications. This article provides a brief introduction to SVG, followed by four examples of SVG graphics, and links to two code samples.
XML Global Technologies, Inc. (www.xmlglobal.com), developers of the world’s premier XML-based search and transformation e-business software products, today announced it has signed a strategic software development alliance with Aztec Software Inc. (www.aztecsoft.com) , an e-engineering solutions com
The Home Shopping Network (HSN) recently migrated from Oracle running on Sun Solaris to SQL Server 2000 running on Windows 2000 Advanced Server to reduce costs, increase performance, and decrease time to market for new functionality. SQL Server 2000’s Data Transformation Services (DTS) lets HSN coor