Difference between Database Mail and SQLMail ?

 Posted by Rajkatie on 6/23/2012 | Category: Sql Server Interview questions | Views: 2436 | Points: 40

Database mail :
Based on SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol).
Introduced in Sql 2005.
No need to install Outlook.
Depend on Service Broker service.
More secure than Sqlmail.

SQLMail :
Based on MAPI (Messaging Application Programming Interface).
Used prior versions of Sql server 2005.
Require Outlook to be installed.
Leass secure than Database mail.

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