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Here are some notes on "SQL Server 2008 XML Indexing" I took while attending an advanced class on SQL Server taught by Adam Machanic (http://sqlblog.com/blogs/adam_machanic/default.aspx).
Please note that, although these notes were taken during the class, I might have added some of my own (mis)interpretation :-). Always check your facts on Books Online (I try to provide links when applicable). As with anything else you get from a blog, never use any of this in production before you thoroughly validate it a test environment. Please keep in mind that some of those will be hard to follow without the right pre-requisite knowledge and the right context. Reading the post from top to bottom will help.
XML Indexing - Details
XML Indexing – Demo
XML Indexing – Secondary Indexes
XML FullText Searching
Shred vs. Store Decision
Where to put the XML
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