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 stream data into XML document?

Execute the following SQL Server T-SQL script in Management Studio Query Editor to demonstrate of XML data storage in local variables and tables with XML column type.

-- SQL Server select to XML variable - SQL select to xml document - SQL select to xml

USE AdventureWorks

GO

 

DECLARE  @docXML XML

 

SET @docXML = (SELECT ShoppingCartID,

                      Quantity

               FROM   Sales.ShoppingCartItem

               FOR XML AUTO, ROOT ('CartItems'), ELEMENTS)

 

SELECT @docXML

GO

/* Results

 

<CartItems>

  <Sales.ShoppingCartItem>

    <ShoppingCartID>14951</ShoppingCartID>

    <Quantity>3</Quantity>

  </Sales.ShoppingCartItem>

  <Sales.ShoppingCartItem>

    <ShoppingCartID>20621</ShoppingCartID>

    <Quantity>4</Quantity>

  </Sales.ShoppingCartItem>

  <Sales.ShoppingCartItem>

    <ShoppingCartID>20621</ShoppingCartID>

    <Quantity>7</Quantity>

  </Sales.ShoppingCartItem>

</CartItems>

*/

 

-- Category xml data

DECLARE @CAT XML;

SET @CAT = (SELECT ProductCategoryID, Name FROM Production.ProductCategory

            FOR XML AUTO, TYPE)

SELECT @CAT

GO

/* Results

 

<Production.ProductCategory ProductCategoryID="4" Name="Accessories" />

<Production.ProductCategory ProductCategoryID="1" Name="Bikes" />

<Production.ProductCategory ProductCategoryID="3" Name="Clothing" />

<Production.ProductCategory ProductCategoryID="2" Name="Components" />

*/

 

-- Declare table variable with XML column type

DECLARE @Category TABLE (ID int, xml XML)

INSERT INTO @Category SELECT 1, ((SELECT ProductCategoryID, Name

                            FROM Production.ProductCategory FOR XML AUTO, TYPE))

 

SELECT * FROM @Category

GO

/* Results

ID    xml

1     <Production.ProductCategory ProductCategoryID="4" Name="Accessories" /><Production.ProductCategory ProductCategoryID="1" Name="Bikes" /><Production.ProductCategory ProductCategoryID="3" Name="Clothing" /><Production.ProductCategory ProductCategoryID="2" Name="Components" />

*/

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