The January 2006 issue of MSDN Magazine is now posted online. My latest Data Points column answers a few questions I have received from readers reagarding how the XQuery works with the SQL Server 2005 XML datatype as well as the new large datatype enhancements.
You can read the article online here.
In the upcoming issues I'll be getting into some more of SQL Server 2005's new features including DDL triggers. I'll also focus on SQL Server Reporting Services article in the near future, too.