We have a couple of items for your discussion.
We noticed that calling a stored procedure creates and disposes of a subtask which each call. Performance issues prohibit the use of stored procedures for tasks that would call one regularly.
We develop PHP and .NET programs using SQL through CA Datacom's ODBC driver for VSE. Development of this driver for VSE seems to have halted at version 11. Are you planning to include the drivers in the SQL discussion?