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Re: Sending large notifications.

Subject: Re: Sending large notifications.
From: "Andy Wilbourn"
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 07:26:59 -0500
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
Joe's idea is the best method, but just thought I would share new features 
for SQL 2005. There is a new datatype XML that has a max of 2 GB. 

Again this is new to SQL 2005, but may be appropriate for your needs.

"Joe Webb" <[email protected]> wrote in message 
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> 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?
> HTH...
> -- 
> Joe Webb
> SQL Server MVP
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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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