Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde , a novella by Robert Louis Stevenson
“ The work is known for its vivid portrayal of the psychopathology of a split personality; in mainstream culture the very phrase "Jekyll and Hyde" has come to signify wild or bipolar behavior”, Wikipedia.
Jekyll, represents our IT infrastructure good citizen and friend, Microsoft SQL Server.
Hyde is represented by the latest feature in SQL Server, SQLCLR , or the ability to write .NET code (as opposed to T-SQL) in the database.
SQLCLR is a tool, it needs to be used wisely !
DBAs cannot get rid of Mr. Hyde now that he is “out of the bottle”, so to speak, but they must learn to manage SQLCLR , understand it, and work to mitigate issues that can arise…