SQL | Archived exercise | Show directors and actors for given string

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Software ==> SQL  (198 exercises)
Version ==> Any version of SQL Server
Topic ==> Archived  (70 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> SQL training
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Create an in-line table-valued function which returns all of the film characters containing a given string of text.  For example:

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You could use your function to show all of the characters containing BEN

When you run the sample command shown above, for example, you should see:

SQL exercise - Table-valued functions (image 2)

Include the FilmDirectorId column in the results from the function

Now write a SELECT statement which joins the results of your function to the tblDirector table to show the people who have directed films containing characters with particular names!

SQL exercise - Table-valued functions (image 3)

The results for BEN again - Steven Soderbergh dominates!

Save the query containing all of this code as Character search, then close it down.

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