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Determining the property syntax when modifying XML values in SQL Server can be time consuming if you don’t work with XML regularly. SQL Server includes a very flexible XML...
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What is the most efficient way to modify XML values? To allow for precise modification of XML nodes and values, the XQuery XML query language employs an extension known as the XML Data Modification Language (DML). The XML DML uses the XML modify() method, which makes use of three operational keyword sets: insert, replace value of, and delete. Seth Delconte takes a closer look.
Free download to all Simple Talk users. XML has been part of the SQL Standard since 2003, and is essential for any DBA because so many of the dynamic management views return XML data. Now that the industry is more used to data defined by document markup, it is becoming more important than ever for Database Developers and DBAs to understand the technology and to know where it makes sense to use XML.
Source xml is a rendition of a cross-tab report. I show the evolution of a Spackle solution for import as a SQL resultset.
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