Answer: Fulltext and XML in SQL Server 2005

A little while ago I threw out this quiz regarding XML and SQL Server 2005’s full text search support.  As I stated in the quiz, there is a subtle difference between what you can get with contains() and the fulltext support.  Specifically, the difference lies in how our full text engine injects whitespace between element content. …


Jinghao blogs about SQL Server in Chinese

Jinghao (my manager here in the SQL Server Engine team) has started up a blog about SQL Server.  His blog is targetting Chinese speakers.  However, if you are like me and don’t read Chinese you can get the fish to translate it for you.


Peter Jackson to Exec Produce Halo movie!

This one is making the rounds here at work.  In case you don’t recognize the name, he is the guy who made the Lord of the Rings movies. Peter Moore, corporate vice president of Worldwide Marketing and Publishing for Xbox at Microsoft, also announced that triple Academy Award winners Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh…