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Can you please help me how to execute a stored procedure automatically in SQL database without any transaction in SQL? I want to execute on particular fix time.

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What database system are you using? SQL Server (Microsoft), MySQL, other? Please edit your question to add a tag for that. Also, what have you tried so far, what did you find in your research and why didn't that work? –  Mat Sep 20 '13 at 5:52
It's a stored procedure - a procedure stored inside your database system. It has nothing to do with a "store" per se ... –  marc_s Sep 20 '13 at 8:31
how about this? stackoverflow.com/a/8688446/2186023 and then just let task scheduler take control of that... –  DrCopyPaste Sep 20 '13 at 8:45
And you can not execute anything in SQL without a transaction. ANYTHING is in a transaction - explicit or implicit. –  TomTom Sep 20 '13 at 9:13
Cross-site duplicate of stackoverflow.com/q/4079363/164901 -- I recently implemented the Service Broker solution for one of our projects here, and I can tell you that it's not exactly newbie-friendly. It is a great solution, though. –  Jon Seigel Sep 20 '13 at 13:31

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If you are not comfortable using Powershell, then you can go for native service broker functionality.

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+1 for sqlcmd - I always forget about that! –  Max Vernon Sep 20 '13 at 16:48

With SQL Server Express, you could use powershell to execute a stored procedure automatically through Windows scheduler service.

There is a great article that shows how to use Powershell to EXEC stored procedures here:


You can also look at this question that deals with using Powershell:

Is there any collection of PowerShell scripts that help the task of SQL Server maintenance?

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Yes i am using sql server r2 express edition so how to execute store procedure...???? –  user28490 Sep 20 '13 at 4:56
Start reading the answer, you know. There are links there to more help. –  TomTom Sep 20 '13 at 9:14

Not sure what you mean by "without any transaction". But normally timed scripts / tasks are executed as jobs, through the SQL Server Agent. See here for an example and explanation.


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@Khan SQL Agent is not available in Express edition. –  Kin Sep 20 '13 at 13:03
Ah, tags. Good point. :) –  Kahn Sep 23 '13 at 4:40

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