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Re: Sending large notifications.

Subject: Re: Sending large notifications.
From: Joe Webb
Date: Thu, 29 Dec 2005 08:20:28 -0600
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
Since you're going to create a custom delivery protocol anyway, why
not have SLQNS only process the primary key for the row you're
interested in, and then have the custom delivery protocol grab the
rest of the information for the row?


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On 28 Dec 2005 01:33:43 -0800, "SQL Guy" <[email protected]> wrote:

>I have some clarifications on Notification services.
>Following is the scenario
>when a record is updated by a user, the same record needs to be sent to
>all the other online users. And here we are using notification services
>for pushing data from the server to the client machines.
>I have to send the entire dataset row(that got modified/added). So one
>way of doing that is to get the XML of the Dataset and send this as a
>part of the notification message by inserting the XML as one of the
>notification fields. Here the problem that I am facing is, notification
>fields have a restriction of 8000 characters. For the notification
>fields, the long data types (like text, ntext etc) are not supported.
>The questions that I have is
>Is there some way we can manipulate the notification message that is
>sent? Only way I could find is setting a notification field with the
>value. But the problem here is the 8000 characters' limit. Is there
>any other way?
>Thanks Much

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