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Script to sort by columns that may include NULLs

If you sort by in ASC order by column that may include NULLs and empty strings ( if type is varchar), the records with nulls will always appear before any others.This script will show how to chagne this pattern and move all records with NULLs to the bottom of your recordset

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2002-05-23

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Retrieve default value for parameter in procedure

This procedure will return DEFAULT value for the parameter in the stored procedure. Usage: Use pubs go declare @Value varchar(30) exec _GetParamDefault 'random_password','@password_type',@value OUTPUT SELECT @VALUE Also accepts different versions, by default, if not specified, first version info retrieved. exec _GetParamDefault 'random_password;2','@password_type',@value

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2002-05-10

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Creating Statistics on XML

I have a table in SQL Server 2022 that is an XML data type. I have an index on this column and want to create statistics using CREATE STATISTICS for some of the data in the column. What should I do?

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