DATETIME SELECT SELECT INTO DATE PAD STRING DYNAMIC SQL CURSOR MONEY FORMAT PERCENT STORED PROCEDURE SQL SERVER AGENT JOB OPTIMIZATION WHILE LOOP OVER PARTITION BY UPDATE
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How to purge data into history table?

Execute the following Microsoft SQL Server T-SQL script in Management Studio Query Editor to create tables for testing and demonstrate the purge into history table.

 

-- Create test tables with SELECT INTO

SELECT ProductID=CONVERT(int,ProductID), ProdName=Name, ProductNumber,

       ListPrice, Color

INTO tempdb.dbo.NewProduct

FROM AdventureWorks2008.Production.Product

-- (504 row(s) affected)

SELECT top (0) * INTO tempdb.dbo.ProductHistory

FROM tempdb.dbo.NewProduct

GO

-- (0 row(s) affected)

/**** DELETING & TRANSFERRING to History table in one statement ****/

-- The OUTPUT clause

DELETE tempdb.dbo.NewProduct

  OUTPUT deleted.* INTO tempdb.dbo.ProductHistory

WHERE ProductID > 800

GO

-- (199 row(s) affected)

SELECT * FROM tempdb.dbo.NewProduct

-- (305 row(s) affected)

SELECT * FROM tempdb.dbo.ProductHistory

-- (199 row(s) affected)

drop table tempdb.dbo.NewProduct

drop table tempdb.dbo.ProductHistory

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Related articles:

http://www.sqlusa.com/bestpractices2005/administration/deleteinbatches/

http://www.sqlusa.com/bestpractices2008/output/

 

Exam Prep 70-461
Exam 70-461
DATETIME SELECT SELECT INTO DATE PAD STRING DYNAMIC SQL CURSOR MONEY FORMAT PERCENT STORED PROCEDURE SQL SERVER AGENT JOB OPTIMIZATION WHILE LOOP OVER PARTITION BY UPDATE