Where'd that Feature Go?

Reading up on my notes today, I found an interesting post by Cristian Lefter that I thought I'd share. Cristian originally found this on a CTP version of SQL2008, but it should still apply. In Cristian's words: --- I was playing with the new options to track deprecated features in SQL Server 2008. I launched a Profiler and I was about to run SELECT DATABASEPROPERTY('master','IsAutoShrink'); Before I had the time to press Run, an event from Profiler itself was displayed: "TEXT, and IMAGE data types will be removed in a future version of SQL Server. Avoid using them in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use them." --- Read more about the incident at: http://sqlserver.ro/blogs/cristians_blog/archive/2007/10/24/cool-tracking-the-usage-of-deprecated-features.aspx And see the screencast that generated the incident at: http://sqlserver.ro/blogs/cristians_blog/archive/2007/10/22/tracking-the-usage-of-deprecated-features.aspx Thanks for sharing, Cristian! =^) Enjoy, -Kevin -Ke

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