Sloan Holliday


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The Zero to N Parameter Problem

T-SQL has some well known limitations when working with parameters for a stored procedure, not the least of which is a variable number of parameters. While there are some solutions, they can be cumbersome to work with. Sloan Holliday brings us a creative solution using XML that can solve many issues.

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2006-02-28

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Leveraging XP Excel , XML, and OPENXML for Data Imports

DTS is a fantastic ETL tool and it is often used to import Excel documents. However this can be a manual process in many cases in setting up the package. New author Sloan Holliday brings us a way that you can leverage Office XP's automation facilities and XML to import data into SQL Server.

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2005-11-22

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Question of the Day

Writing to Clones

I run this code on SQL Server 2019:

DBCC CLONEDATABASE(imdb, imdb_dev)
I then change to the cloned database, imdb_dev, and run some queries. I then run this code while testing:
INSERT dbo.Title (TitleID, Title, DateReleased) VALUES (3234, 'Maestro', '2023')
GO
What happens?

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