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Guru's Guide to SQL Server Architecture and Internals, The by Ken Henderson

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SQLXML Web Service (SOAP) Support

SQLXML's Web service support allows you to expose SQL Server as a Web service. This allows stored procedures, other procedural objects, and query templates to be executed as though they were methods exposed by a traditional SOAP-based Web service. SQLXML provides the plumbing necessary to access SQL Server data using SOAP from any platform or client that can make SOAP requests.

The advantage of this, of course, is that you don't need SQL Server client software to run queries and access SQL Server objects. This means that applications on client platforms not directly supported by SQL Server (e.g., Linux) can submit queries and retrieve results from SQL Server via SQLXML and its SOAP facility.

You set up SQL Server ...

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