MERGE Statement – SQL Server 2008

In earlier versions of SQL Server in order to perform INSERT, UPDATE or DELETE we have to have separate T-SQL statements. With the introduction of SQL Server 2008 we have MERGE statement which helps in simplifying this. It allows us to perform DML operations based on certain JOIN conditions in single statement.

Policy Based Management – SQL Server 2008

This article discusses the new feature named Policy Based Management in SQL Server 2008. Policy Based Management is an extensive management configuration that can be used to manage servers, databases and objects. Policy Based framework provides a way to define policies that apply to servers, databases and objects. With Policy based Management framework, you can… Continue reading Policy Based Management – SQL Server 2008