I assume the best way to set my SSMS (SQL Server 2005) output file path during runtime of T-SQL, is to use SQLCMD mode. How do I use environment variables (e.g. %systemroot%) in the code? The ...
I am attempting to deploy a database to a machine by executing a script generated by the "Generate Scripts" tool in SQL Server Management Studio. Here is the command I've issued: sqlcmd -S ...
I created a database named testbase in sqlcmd in SERVER\MSSQLSERVER. However, I cannot access SERVER\MSSQLSERVER. I also could not find testbase inside the server connection using Microsoft SQL ...
From msdn I learn, that the Variable Precedence of :Setvar X Y is higher, than that of sqlcmd -v X=Y. I want to write a script, that uses the variables supplied to sqlcmd with the -v option, but ...
I've noticed something which i'm not sure about. can it be that running queries directly with SSMS is much faster than running queries with SQLCMD? I've noticed that the results of queries that ran ...
I don't consider "just to ensure that sqlcmd-mode is not required by a script" a valid reason. Any things to think of before giving the order to enable this setting to my coworkers?
SQLServer 2005 introduced something called SQLCMD Mode msdn link. At first glance this mode adds variable subsitution from command line batch files, and some escaping to OS commands. Is this ...