There is no contest. Catalog views are the winner.
They were introduced in SQL Server 2005 and they, along with Dynamic Management Objects, are the recommended way of accessing SQL Server metadata. 61 more words
We have seen in the earlier posts (https://codesilo.wordpress.com/2018/01/02/spring-boot-integration-with-salesforce-using-enterprise-jar/) on how we can use Enterprise.jar and REST API to connect to Salesforce. Going along the lines of Enterprise API, Salesforce provides Metadata API that allows us to use integration for getting metadata. 413 more words
Detail row expressions is one of the top new features of Analysis Services 2017 (1400 Compatibility Level) as it provides the equivalent of a drillthrough action for users to quickly view a custom row set comprised of columns and expressions relevant to a specific measure given the current filter context of the report. 839 more words