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SQL | Parameters and return values exercise | Creating a stored procedure parameter.
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- Go into SQL Server Management Studio;
- Open the SQL file you've just unzipped (you can press CTRL + O to do this); then
- Execute this script.
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Create a stored procedure to list out the EventName, EventDate and Country fields (to do this you will need to join the tblEvent and tblCountry tables together using CountryID):
The first five rows that you might see.
Once you have done this, add a parameter to your stored procedure that will take in the country name of interest and use this to filter the rows displayed:
CREATE PROC ProcName
Try passing in different countries or parts of country names to change the number of events returned. Concatenating % or _ onto the parameter will return more results.
Using the letter S should return 94 results. Try the first letter of your name!
Optionally, save your query as Country events.sql, then close it down.