Eric Brown

Eric
Brown

Eric Brown is a Microsoft product manager for SQL Server working on Yukon readiness. He has worked with the database system since SQL Server 7.0 launched in 1999.

Articles
Off by Default
Summary of Yukon's primary security concepts.
Scoping Out Service Broker 3
To handle the needs of highly scalable business applications, Yukon’s SQL Server Service Broker lets internal and external processes send and receive reliable, asynchronous messages through extensions to T-SQL DML.
SMO Replaces SQL-DMO
One of the most exciting new technologies in SQL Server Yukon provides a programmatic access layer that lets database administrators and developers work directly with database objects in any Microsoft .NET language.
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