William Sheldon is a contributing editor for SQL Server Pro and a Microsoft MVP for Visual Basic .NET. He's coauthor of Professional Visual Basic 2010 and .NET 4 (Wrox) and an instructor at University of California, San Diego.
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The Common Language Runtime in SQL Server 2005 isn't meant to replace but rather complement T-SQL. Having the CLR integrated with SQL Server 2005 provides you with a new set of tools to improve the performance of your database applications.
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