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Links to useful SQL Server related resources:

DTS (Data Transformation Services)
The Data Transformation Services resource on the web. This site is aimed at all DTS users regardless of experience. Hopefully there is something here for everyone.

SWYNK: Darren Green
The original DTS resource on the web

Mosaic Interactive Technologies:
Extending the Microsoft Data Warehousing Framework through meta data conversion tools and DTS Custom Tasks DTS Topics
SQL Server Magazine, Topic Index for DTS


MSDN Magazine:
"SQL Server and DMO: Distributed Management Objects Enable Easy Task Automation" by Francesco Balena

Microsoft Knowledge Base:
SQL-DMO List Available Servers example in VB and VC

Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Q248241 - INF: Enabling SQL DMO Clients Without Installing the Client Side Utilities

DbaMgr: Andrea Montanari
An alternative Administrative Console for Microsoft MSDE 1.0 and MSDE 2000 written in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 using SQL-DMO

Exploiting MS SQL Server 7 DMO - part 1 + 2
Using SQL-DMO from Delphi

XP's (Extended Stored Procedures)

Microsoft Knowledge Base:
INF: Extended Stored Procedures: What Everyone Should Know (Q190987);EN-US;q190987

Microsoft Knowledge Base:
INF: Use of Thread Local Storage in an Ext. Stored Procedure (Q163449);EN-US;q163449

Microsoft Knowledge Base:
INF: Moving Extended Stored Procedures Out Of Process (Q243428);EN-US;q243428

Microsoft Knowledge Base:
INF: Extended Procedure Error: "Cannot find the DLL 'xxx.dll'" (Q151596);EN-US;q151596

Enhance SQL Server with your own Extended Stored Procedures by Igor Livitz

Berend de Boer NederWare  (Inprise DevCon ‘99)
Download article "Writing MS SQL Server Extended Stored Procedures with Delphi"
Download source "Writing MS SQL Server Extended Stored Procedures with Delphi"

MC Programming Libraries (Leonid 'MC' Belousov)
Extended Stored Procedure component for Delphi 5 and 6
Extended Stored Procedure class for Visual C++ 6

SQL Server (general)

Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS)
"PASS is the definitive, global community for SQL Server professionals. It is the first independent, user-run, not-for-profit association committed to providing SQL Server professionals around the world with the resources and knowledge necessary to achieve unparalleled business results."
A large selection of original articles covering topics including high availablity and replication, product reviews, scripts and an excellent tutorial on T-SQL. This site also hosts a copy of Neil Pike's SQL Server FAQ.
 A site dedicated to helping you ensure your SQL Server's are secure.
Regular columnists with articles covering a wide range of subjects.
"Your Source for SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization Tips"
An active site with plenty of articles, and the ability to Ask SQL Team your questions.

UK Independent SQL Server User Group
Includes fully searchable version of Neil Pike's SQL Server FAQ, original KBase articles and Forums.

Umachandar's Technical Resources
An exceptional range of high quality scripts covering all aspects of SQL Server, as well as a selection of other useful resources as well.

Vyas's SQL Server Home
A selection of articles and code library covering topics as diverse as replication, interview questions, programming guidelines, and federated database servers on SQL Server 2000.

Microsoft MSDN:
International Features in Microsoft SQL Server 2000

Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Q232580 - INF: Storing UTF-8 Data in SQL Server

Data Access (ODBC, OLE-DB, ADO, etc)

Microsoft MSDN:
Pooling in the Microsoft Data Access Components

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