SQL Server 2008 introduces new options to store unstructured data, in addition to the current BLOB support in SQL Server 2005.

In this post, I examine two previously existing options (IMAGE, VARBINARY(MAX)) and describe two new ones (VARBINARY(MAX) with FILESTREAM and RBS).

See the complete post at http://blogs.technet.com/josebda/archive/2008/03/17/sql-server-2008-and-unstructured-data.aspx.  

 

Jose Barreto