Explaining the reasons behind some of XML datatype’s limitations

If you use XML in SQL Server 2005, and especially if you use it in association with schemas, I suggest you read Brandon’s recent blog post about the limitations that were placed on the XML datatype. Brandon is one of our developers and he’s got first-hand information about the design decisions that lie behind those limitations. On a…


If you leave me now…

A man named Vincent Ferrari is making headlines today. He called AOL’s costumer service to cancel his account and ran into a less than cooperative representative. The twist is, Vincent was taping the call and posted the recording on his blog. This article from MSNBC.com quotes AOL’s response to the story. As expected the representative…

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