Thiru Thangarathinam

Thiru Thangarathinam is an MVP who specializes in architecting, designing, and developing distributed enterprise-class applications using .NET-related technologies. He is the author of Professional ASP.NET 2.0 XML from Wrox and has co-authored a number of books in .NET-related technologies. He has also been a frequent contributor to leading technology-related online publications. He can be reached at thiruthangarathinam@yahoo.com. 

Articles by Thiru Thangarathinam
T-SQL Code or Managed Code?
Here are some factors to consider when deciding whether to use traditional T-SQL or a .NET language such as Visual Basic .NET or C# for writing stored procedures, triggers, and UDFs.
Creating UDFs in SQL Server 2005
Take advantage of SQL Server 2005's new ability to use classes written in .NET languages.
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