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SQL | Stored procedures exercise | Create procedure to show August events
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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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The aim of this exercise is to create a stored procedure called uspAugustEvents which will show all events that occurred in the month of August:
The top 5 results you should get by executing uspAugustEvents.
First write the SQL script which will retrieve event information for the month of August.
Use DATEPART(MM, Expression) or Month(Expression) to extract the month.
Now add the following code at the top of your query:
CREATE PROC NameOfProcedure
Replace the name of the procedure with uspAugustEvents, and then run the code to create it. Check that your procedure has been created:
You should see your new procedure listed in Management Studio (you may need to refresh first).
Optionally, save your SQL as Nothing ever happens in August.sql, then close it down.