I'm building a program in C# with a local database backend. I was going to try to use MS SQL Server Express. However I need to store binary files in the database and the byte limit of Server Express is 8000 bytes. I was wondering if the standard edition would allow me to store files around 100 KB in size to binary fields. And if so can I use the Standard edition to deploy with my program as a local database.
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Let's review the features of new SQL Server 2012 (Denali CTP3). It listed as below:
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PERCENT_RANK() function value always in be…
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You can use SQL Server Initialize from Backup…
Using examples as well as descriptions, and references to Books Online, show the documentation available for datatypes, explain the available data types and show how data can be passed into and out of variables.