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Ok, I am impressed with everything in SQL Server 2005, especially extended triggers to capture DDL actions. I was playing around with these today and I can see how this will be a nice feature, especially for audit trails. I've included a simple script below.
-- create sample dbcreate database trigtestdbgouse trigtestdbgocreate table tblextrig (eventid int identity, eventdata xml)go-- create event driven triggercreate trigger trig_ddl on database for create_table, drop_table, alter_tableas insert tblextrig values (eventdata())go
-- do some ddlcreate table ben (id int)drop table bencreate table ben (id int)go-- check if DML events have been logged by triggerselect eventid, eventdata from tblextriggo-- clean upuse mastergo
drop database trigtestdb
Hello again I'm pleased to announce that the latest build of SQL Server 2005 includes two new T-SQL commands, INTERSECT and EXCEPT. I'll talk about these a little later. I've just been on a great 2005 training course delivered by Niels Berglund of developmentor. Niels has introduced me to some great features which I'll talk about in this blog. I'm going to run through the labs again as I missed some of the slides on http endpoints and service broker. There are so many cool things in SQL Server 2005 that its difficult to know where to begin. SQLCLR is such a great enhancement P> I'll post again soon....