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SQL | Archived exercise | Show directors and actors for given string
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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:
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:
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!
The results for BEN again - Steven Soderbergh dominates!
Save the query containing all of this code as Character search, then close it down.