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what is meant by meta data in sql server??

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what are metadata fnctions....how they can help the programming



thank you

regards rohit
Dec 14 '09 #1
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ck9663
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Very homework-ish...

What did google tell you?

--- CK
Dec 14 '09 #2

nbiswas
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Gerenal conception of metadata is data about data

SQL has two sources to view the metadata:
a) Various system tables (e.g.
sysdepends,sysobjects,syscomments,syscolumns etc.)

and the INFORMATION_SCHEMA views

For more details please visit Managing Metadata in SQL Server 2005
Dec 15 '09 #3

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