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Query Hierarchical data Using CTE in T-SQL 2005

In response to Sam Stange's "An old and new way to query Hierarchical data", this script uses the new CTE feature of SQL Server 2005 to display the hierarchical data all at once. I have added a check to prevent infinite loop in case there is a loop in the data (actually, there is one […]

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Function Based Index in T-SQL

To build function based index in SQL Server, you can use indexed view (materialized view) or using a computed column. In this script, I give an exmaple of how to use the computed column to implement a function based index on a table to search through a free formated telephone number column. The basic step […]

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