February 11, 2005

Snapshot Isolation in SQL Server 2005, Part II

art I of this article (see “Snapshot Isolation in SQL Server 2005,” July/August, Volume 5, Issue 4) described the transaction-based SNAPSHOT isolation level. At the time Part I was written, just prior to the release of Beta 2, only the SNAPSHOT isolation level was fully documented. With the release of

Learn to Use the New Annotation Feature of Java 5.0

he new Java 2 Platform Standard Edition 5.0 (the developer version number is 1.5 and the code name is “Tiger”) provides many new features, among them is the ability to annotate Java program elements and to create custom annotation types. Development and deployment tools can then read annotated data (also