Steve Jones

My background is I have been working with computers since I was about 12. My first "career" job in this industry was with network administration where I became the local DBA by default. I have also spent lots of time administering Netware and NT networks, developing software, managing smaller IT groups, making lots of coffee, ordering pizza for late nights, etc., etc.

I currently am the editor of SQL Server Central and an advocate/architect at Redgate Software. I am also the President of SQL Saturday, maintain the T-SQL Tuesday monthly party, and remember our colleagues at sqlmemorial.org.

You can find out more about me on my blog (www.voiceofthedba.com) or LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/in/way0utwest)
  • Interests: yoga, reading, biking, snowboarding, volleyball

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Question of the Day

Updatable Views II

I have this view:

CREATE OR ALTER VIEW dbo.City 
AS
SELECT TOP 10 
 cn.CityNameID, cn.CityName
 FROM dbo.CityName AS cn
 WITH CHECK OPTION
GO
How can I modify the view to make it is updatable with this code?
INSERT City (CityName) VALUES ('Dillon')

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