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Posted by Andy Brown on 27 September 2016
If you want to group items in a SQL query, showing a comma-delimited list of ids for each, generating an XML file is not the obvious place to start - but it should be.
Posted by Andy Brown on 09 September 2013
Writing SQL in Management Studio could, Wise Owl feel, be made a little easier: here are 10 practical suggestions for how!
Posted by Andrew Gould on 04 February 2013
While SQL Server Management Studio is a powerful tool for writing queries, it has absolutely no concessions towards making the results of those queries remotely presentable! This blog describes several techniques for getting the results of a query into another application so that you can format them to your heart’s content.
Posted by Andy Brown on 15 May 2012
In a previous blog on new features of SQL 2012, I missed out the ability to insert code snippets, and also to embed or surround code in an IF, BEGIN or WHILE block. This blog rectifies this!
Posted by Andy Brown on 08 May 2012
SQL 2012 has 14 new functions, a new FileTable construct and new ways to sequence and fetch records - as this blog explains.