SQLXML 4.0 Programming

After the release of Microsoft SQL Server 2000, SQLXML 3.0 was offered as a Web release to provide additional client-side XML functionality and enhancements to existing features, such as annotated XSD schemas, XML bulk load, Web services (SOAP) support, and updategrams.

SQL Server 2005 introduces SQLXML 4.0, which continues to deliver the same functionality as SQLXML 3.0 plus additional updates provided to accommodate new features introduced with Microsoft SQL Server 2005, such as the xml Data Type.

This section provides information about SQLXML 4.0.

  • What's New in SQLXML 4.0
    Describes the updates and enhancements in SQLXML 4.0, and provides links to relevant topics in this documentation.
  • Using XPath Queries in SQLXML 4.0
    Describes how to use a subset of the XPath language to query the XML views created by an annotated XSD schema, and provides examples.