Rob Sheldon

Stairway to XML

Stairway to XML: Level 8 - Deleting Data from an XML Instance

in order to use the modify() method to delete data from typed and untyped XML instances, you must pass an XML DML expression as an argument to the method. That expression must include the delete keyword, along with an XQuery expression that defines the XML component to be deleted. Robert makes it seem simple, as usual.

2012-11-05

2,240 reads

Stairway to XML

Stairway to XML: Level 3 - Working with Typed XML

You can enforce the validation of an XML data type, variable or column by associating it with an XML Schema Collection. SQL Server validates a typed XML value against the rules defined in the schema collection so that INSERT or UPDATE operations will succeed only if the value being inserted or updated is valid as per the rules defined in the Schema Collection.

2012-10-01

12,990 reads

Blogs

How a new custom PowerPoint template is helping us to be more effective presenters

By

DCAC recently had a custom PowerPoint template built for us. We use PowerPoint for...

New Event Calendar

By

Speaking Engagements Check out my new Event Calendar, to see my upcoming and past...

Databricks Delta Lake

By

Introduced in April 2019, Databricks Delta Lake is, in short, a transactional storage layer...

Read the latest Blogs

Forums

More Network Restrictions

By Steve Jones - SSC Editor

Comments posted to this topic are about the item More Network Restrictions, which is...

Finding out mismatch between time lines.

By koti.raavi

CREATE TABLE #Source ( PlanId BIGINT, StartDate DATE, EndDate DATE ) GO CREATE TABLE...

development of encrypted password field

By snomadj

I want to be able to: encrypt a password column display characters x &...

Visit the forum

Ask SSC

SQL Server Q&A from the SQLServerCentral community

Get answers