Matthew Harris

has more than 8 years of experience with database development and administration. He is cofounder and head of technology at College Miner, a data mining and business intelligence company. He holds a master of science from Boston University.

Articles by Matthew Harris
Using Table-Valued Parameters to Update Multiple Rows 4
With SQL Server 2008’s table-valued parameters, you can pass a table as a parameter to a stored procedure to update multiple field values in thousands of files. And you can easily add this functionality to an application to let users update the transactions themselves, rather than sending a request to the DBA.
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