Piyush Tripathi

Hi, I am Piyush Tripathi, a Software Engineer (San Francisco) and expert in micro service base API design and development. 

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Extract parts of the strings from the SQL results directly by using SQL's substring-extraction API functions

If you need to extract a substring or create a longer string by combining multiple strings, there are a few methods you can use. To extract a specific portion of a string, you can utilize a substring-extraction function.

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2023-05-09 (first published: )

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Python 3 Script for Generating SQL Insert Statements from CSV Data

This Python 3 script is designed to take CSV file data pasted into the csv_data variable and generate SQL insert statements that can be used to insert the data into a MySQL database. The script is easy to use and can save you a lot of time when working with large amounts of data.

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2023-05-08 (first published: )

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Question of the Day

Multiple Query Trace Flags

I want to enable two trace flags, 4199 and 4137, for a single query. How should I do this:

-- A
SELECT
  a.AddressID
, a.AddressLine1
, a.AddressLine2
, a.City
, a.StateProvinceID
, a.PostalCode
, p.FirstName
, p.LastName
FROM
  Person.Address a
  INNER JOIN person.Person AS p
    ON p.rowguid = a.rowguid
WHERE
  City           = 'SEATTLE'
  AND PostalCode = 98104
OPTION (QUERYTRACEON 4199, 4137);

-- B
SELECT
  a.AddressID
, a.AddressLine1
, a.AddressLine2
, a.City
, a.StateProvinceID
, a.PostalCode
, p.FirstName
, p.LastName
FROM
  Person.Address a
  INNER JOIN person.Person AS p
    ON p.rowguid = a.rowguid
WHERE
  City           = 'SEATTLE'
  AND PostalCode = 98104
OPTION (QUERYTRACEON 4199, QUERYTRACEON 4137);

-- C
SELECT
  a.AddressID
, a.AddressLine1
, a.AddressLine2
, a.City
, a.StateProvinceID
, a.PostalCode
, p.FirstName
, p.LastName
FROM
  Person.Address a
  INNER JOIN person.Person AS p
    ON p.rowguid = a.rowguid
WHERE
  City           = 'SEATTLE'
  AND PostalCode = 98104
OPTION (QUERYTRACEON 4199), (QUERYTRACEON 4137);

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