Unstructured information

SQL Server 2008 adds a series of new features and improves existing features that simplify the management of unstructured and semi-structured documents and hierarchical information. This presentation focuses on the language level functionality such as FileStreams, the new full-text search capabilities, the XML additions, large CLR UDTs, sparse columns, and hierarchyIDs. It presents the highlights and points to more detailed technical presentations covering some of the topics such as FileStream, Spatial Support, hierarchical data management, and fulltext search.