Posts in SQL CLR

Signing CLR Assemblies

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So you want to load a CLR assembly into SQL Server.  What’s that you say?  You DONT want to set your database to TRUSTWORTHY?  Well look no further, there is a much more secure alternative to the old TRUSTWORTHY fallback: sign your assemblies with a secure certificate.

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A Non-Trivial SQL CLR Table Value Function Example

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In this post I would like to demonstrate how to create a simple yet non-trivial CLR table-valued function (TVF). There are several examples of CLR TVFs on the net but the majority of them show only a trivial example. It is very difficult, in some cases impossible, to apply the principles and code in those examples to your own CLR TVF. The TVF outlined in this post is used to return the IP address for a given host name. Keep reading…

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