Product Description Create and Use Stored Procedures for Optimal Database PerformanceDevelop complex stored procedures to retrieve, manipulate, update, and delete data. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Stored Procedure Programming in T-SQL & . NET identifies and describes the key concepts, techniques, and best practices you need to master in order to take full advantage of stored… Continue reading Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Stored Procedure Programming in T-SQL & . NET
idealprogrammer.com presents SQL Server 2005 Video Tutorial Series. In this first 10-minute video, you will learn how to install SQL Server 2005 Express and the SQL Server Management Studio.
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tst.codeplex.com This is a short demo of the TST tool. This is an open source tool that can be used to write and automate tests for T-SQL code. Similar to other tools like SPUnit but with a more mature set of features. Can be downloaded from http
I am completely confused on what T-SQL really is and how it is different from SQL and its variants. How do you guys program something using T-SQL language? I mean where do you actually ‘encode’ those T-SQL codes? In cobol I use notepad as the programming environment. Do I need to download something like that… Continue reading How do I get started in writing/programming in T-SQL?
IÂ am trying to create a job on SQL 2000 that will allow me to backup databases from 3 other computers in my domain. all running SQL 2000. i need help writing the T-SQL Statement to insert in the job step. Powered by Y! Answers
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How can write a SELECT statement that finds the n greatest values in a column? From what i’ve read, the TOP statement only returns the first n rows, it doesn’t take any regard to the values. For example, if a have a column with ages, i want to be able to find the 5 oldest… Continue reading T-SQL: How do I find the greatest values in a column?
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I wrote this little table and procedure to help me remember what style 104 did, or how to get HH:MM AM/PM out of a DATETIME column. Basically, it populates a table with the valid style numbers, then loops through those, and produces the result (and the syntax for producing that result) for each style, given… Continue reading Valid styles for converting datetime to string
In an SQL Server View, a problem is that the DateTime field has many Null values which is causing a problem with the parsing of the data in MSAccess. How to I use CAST (or CONVERT) to handle Null Date values in my SQL Server view? There is a way to use CAST or CONVERT… Continue reading Use CAST (or CONVERT) to handle Null Date values in Microsoft SQL Server
In SQL Server, if you have a column which has NULLs and instead of nulls, if you want to display ‘Nothing’, what would you do? The following query SELECT CASE Dept_Name WHEN NULL THEN ‘Nothing’ ELSE Dept_Name END Dept_Name FROM Inventory would still display the nulls and not ‘Nothing’. Workaround:
The SQL SELECT INTO statement can be used to create backup copies of tables. The SQL SELECT INTO Statement The SELECT INTO statement selects data from one table, creates a new table with the exact structure and size and inserts automatically the selected data into the new table. SQL SELECT INTO Syntax We can select… Continue reading SQL SELECT INTO Statement