Articles about MSSQL Databases

Edit multiple rows in MSSQL after filtering the table

The past days I had to change multiple rows of an MSSQL table after filtering its content with a WHERE clause.

For this task you get great support from MSSQL Management Studio by using the criteria view of the tables data.

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How to export the schema and the data of an MSSQL-DB into an .sql script

One way to make a back-up file of your MSSQL Database is by exporting its schema, and optionally its data, into a new .sql script. The script can be automatically generated via the MSSQL Management Studio tool. Here is how:

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How to rename a column in an MSSQL temporal table

Temporal tables is a neat feature that allows us to version the data of our MSSQL-tables so that we keep a history of changes made. The renaming of columns of a table which is backed up by a temporal table is not 100% straightforward since you do not get the “Design” option when you right click on the table in SQL Management Studio. To perform the renaming, do the following steps:

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Copy all rows from one table to another new table in MSSQL

When you want to create a new table in a Database B and fill it with the rows of another table in Database A, then you can use the SELECT … INTO format like in the following query:

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