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MSDN India Chat Sessions

Visit the two part series of chat that  Vinod hosted for MSDN India. I co-hosted a topic on SQL Servers XML capabilities. Find the all the resource for the chat here. The transcripts for the same are present at:

SQL Server 2000 XML capabilities - Part I

SQL Server 2000 XML capabilities - Part II

To access the site you may require a passport account.

Yukon Links 

The next version of Yukon has arsenal of features that we could have never imagined in the SQL Server world. I too have been searching for any resource on Yukon. Here are some of the links that interested me ... The next generation is here ...


Yukon Ho! SQL Server v.Next - By Mary Chipman and Andy Baron

.NET Server Chat with Paul Flessner, Vice President of the .NET Enterprise Server Division

What's new in SQL Server Yukon

Yukon Demo at PASS

A Talk With Database Guru Jim Gray

'Yukon' to Add Run-Time, XML Support

From David Campbell, Microsoft product unit manager for the SQL Server Engine 

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SQL Server MVP Site !!!

Over a period of time, I'am still learning SQL Server 2000 and each of the below individuals have contributed in one way or the other in making  SQL Server a pleasure to learn. Visit these MVP ...

Aaron Bertrand

Anith Sen

Bryant Likes

Darren Green


Erland Sommarskog's

Itzik Ben-Gan

Miguel Egea

Gianluca Hotz

Brad M. McGehee

Kalen Delaney

Keith Kratochvil

Michael Hotek

Narayana Vyas

Umachandar Jayachandran

Srinivas Sampath

Steve Kass

Fernando G. Guerrero

Gustavo Larriera

Olivier Matrat

SQL Server Books - These are some interesting books I recommend ...

   SQL for Smarties - Celko

   SQL Server 2000 Resource Kit - MS Press

   SQL Server 2000 Reference Library - Iseminger

   SQL Server: Common Problems, Tested Solutions -Pike

   SQL Performance Tuning - Peter Gulutzan, Trudy Pelzer

   SQL 2000 XML Distilled - Williams, Likes

   The Guru's Guide to SQL Server Stored Procedures, XML, and HTML - Henderson

   The Guru's Guide to Transact-SQL - Henderson

   Advanced Transact-SQL for SQL Server 2000 - Ben-Gan & Moreau

   SQL Server 2000 Performance Tuning Technical Reference - MS Press

   Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2000 with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET - Dobson

   SQL Server 2000 Performance Optimization and Tuning Handbook

   Inside SQL Server 2000 - Delaney

   SQL Queries for Mere Mortals: A Hands-On Guide to Data Manipulation in SQL - Michael J. Hernandez, John L. Viescas

   SQL Server 2000 Optimization Guide - Fields

   Hitchhiker's Guide to Visual Basic and SQL Server, 6th ed. - Vaughn

   Instant SQL Programming - Joe Celko

   Writing Stored Procedures for Microsoft SQL Server - Shepker