Table 25-6 contains an alphabetical list of the most important system stored procedures and short descriptions of their parameters. The SQL Server Books Online help contains detailed information and practical examples as well as complete information about the possible parameters. It also contains information about other system stored procedures not listed in Table 25-6.
|Procedure Name||Description and Parameters|
|sp_addlinkedserver||Defines a linked server, which allows access to object linking and embedding database (OLE DB) data sources. Furthermore, stored procedures on the linked server can be executed. Linked servers are covered in detail in Chapter 24, “External Data ...|