SQL Server & XQuery: XPath Axes, Node Tests, and Predicates

In order to really get a grasp on what’s going on within an XQuery method in SQL Server (like .exist()), we need to examine the relationship between XQuery and XPath.  Semantically, there’s little difference in the usage of the two names, since XQuery as a language uses XPath to navigate through an XML fragment; however, […]

June 20, 2013 · stuart · No Comments
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SQL Server XQuery: .exist() method

I’m trying to beef up my writing about XQuery in advance of the upcoming PASS Summit 2013; I got accepted to present, and I want to make sure that I start covering a lot of topics related to XML so that I’ve honed my focus a bit.  Unfortunately, blogging doesn’t come easy to me these […]

June 19, 2013 · stuart · No Comments
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