Category Archives: SQL Server

How to combine multiple stored procedures into a single resulset

Let’s say, you have multiple stored procedures each of which is tied to a partial view or View Component in MVC. Now, while this may seem like a logical thing to do, but what if you want the entire payload … Continue reading

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How to pass delimited list to a Stored Procedure

Let’s write a Table-valued function below. This can be created by navigating to Functions – Table-Valued Functions inside SQL Management Studio. Just an FYI, I am using the AdventureWorks database, but this¬† sample can be used in any situation. CREATE … Continue reading

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Difference between Varchar and Nvarchar. When to use what?

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What are Nested Transactions in SQL Server?

As the name suggests, nested transaction is one that is nested within a transaction. Let’s illustrate this with an example. Let’s create a table: CREATE TABLE PERSON ( ID INT IDENTITY(1,1), FirstName VARCHAR(25), LastName VARCHAR(25), Gender CHAR(1) ) SELECT * … Continue reading

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How to partition the result set in SQL Server

To query the first row or the last row in a table is easy-piecey.¬† You simply select the Top 1 row and order the query by ascending or descending. But, how about selecting the second, third or tenth row from … Continue reading

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