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 export query results into a file?

The following SQL Server stored procedure will export the query results into a flat file in the built-in folder. It assumes Windows authentication.

-- T-SQL stored procedure to export query results to file

CREATE PROC ExportQueryResultToFile(

           @Query    VARCHAR(1024),

           @FileName VARCHAR(35))

AS

  BEGIN

    DECLARE  @FolderAndFileName VARCHAR(100)

    

    SET @FolderAndFileName = 'e:\data\export\' + @FileName

    

    SET @Query = 'sqlcmd -E -Slocalhost -q"SET NOCOUNT ON;' + @Query + '" -s"," -w3000 -n -o "' + @FolderAndFileName + '"'

    

    EXEC MASTER..xp_cmdshell

      @Query ,

      NO_OUTPUT

  END

 

GO

 

-- To execute it:

EXEC ExportQueryResultToFile

  'select * from pubs.dbo.authors where state=''CA''' ,

  'authors.txt'

 

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