Advanced SQL (programming) videos | SQL Programming Part 18 - Dynamic Pivot Tables

Posted by Andrew Gould on 13 October 2014

The most annoying part of creating a pivot table in Microsoft SQL Server is listing out the column headings for the table. This video explains how to use dynamic SQL so you no longer have to repeat this laborious task. The video includes a quick recap of basic pivot tables, how to use the QuoteName function to generate a list of column headings, how to build an SQL statement and store it as a string of text and, finally, how to execute the dynamic SQL string.

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