Short for 'eXtensible Markup Language.' A textual markup language for transferring structured data.

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Convert Byte Array From XML to VARBINARY

I receive image files as XML data, each byte of the image being a node with its decimal value, e.g. for this example .png file, , the xml I get is: DECLARE @xml XML = N'<?xml version="1.0" ...
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MySQL Load XML Infile with dynamic file name

I have a shell script which loops through a folder and picks up a set of files in turn. I then pass the filename to a .sql script so that the file can be imported into my database. BUT, I can't for ...
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XML load fails on postgresql 9.1, but not in 9.3, any workaround?

I have a problem loading an xml on an xml field of a table. The load is done by ruby code, but this is not the point. Everything worked well for years, but xml is increasing size.... So one day, ...
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How to deploy XSD from SQLCLR?

I have few SQLCLR functions implementing business logic that return SqlXml data. I would also like to make the Xml Schema Definitions in the dll available in Sql Server. It's not a '...
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How to extract xml attribute from a column?

I have a column called target_data in the sys.dm_xe_session_targets that returns the path where the pertinent file resides in the format of xml tags. This data is not in XML datatype. One has to cast ...
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Reading XML content

Please assist. I want to read the following xml file using Oracle database. Fields that I want to see are class, limit and sel. This Xml is stored in a database table as a field/column. Thank you &...
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Import XML files into SQL Server 2012

Every Friday I have to import a couple (sometimes more than 300) of XML files into 2 tables. The structure of one of the tables, R000000, looks like this: R00000010 | R00000020 | R00000030 | ...
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Exporting results to XML

I am trying to create an XML file from a SQL query. The out put should look like the image below Where the tag BranchID appears again as SubParentBranchID if there are more than one SubBranchID ...
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putting together contents of XML column - from all rows of a table - how to get it done without a “while”?

I have a table called sizeguide with the definition you can see below. I am interested in the SizeGuideXML column, which is type XML. I had a mission the objective was, for each SizeGuideDesc, get ...
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How to query the XML data type? - Example

I know this question might have already been asked, but I am still trying to figure it out how to query the xml data and I really need an example. I have the following XML code that is inside a ...
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Convert ASCII Bytes from XML to VARCHAR

I have XML data which includes strings as byte array, which I'd like to convert to VARCHAR in SQL Server 2012. Example snippet with text="2Hallo" and the code I tried: DECLARE @testxml XML = N' <...
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Replace value of strongly typed xml element in SQL Server with XQuery

Given a element, defined within an XML Schema Collection as such: <xsd:element name="xid"> <xsd:simpleType> <xsd:restriction base="xsd:string"> <xsd:...
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Why does assigning FOR XML to an XML variable warn about CONVERT_IMPLICIT(XML)?

SET STATISTICS XML ON; DECLARE @x XML = (SELECT 'hi' "@id" FOR XML PATH ('this'), root ('xml')); Type conversion in expression (CONVERT_IMPLICIT(xml,[Expr1001],0)) may affect "CardinalityEstimate"...
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Function Based Index with XPATH extractValue

// Oracle Version 11.2.0.4 Standard Edition // OS RedHat I am trying to create a function index on a large table, based on using an XML object. So I have done stuff such as: CREATE INDEX ...
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MySQL - include a default value in LOAD XML INFILE statement

I have the follwing table: CREATE TABLE `tab1` ( `id` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `DEFAULT` VARCHAR(25) DEFAULT NULL, `ITEM` varchar(25) DEFAULT NULL, `TIMESTAMP` TIMESTAMP ...
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Returning XML Value for Extended Event

I would like to get the filepath for my extended event event_file and put it inside a variable but I'm stuck. Here's what I have: DECLARE @ExpensiveXML XML SET @ExpensiveXML = (SELECT CAST(xet....
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How to call modify() on a nodelist in T-SQL?

I have a process step where I have an XML document in a SQL Server column and I need to alter the text of a node that could occur multiple times. Modify() with 'replace' DML only operates on single ...
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Should I use XML for data storage on client side?

I have to create a supplementary program that runs offline on a client machine (normally windows 7 or higher laptop). Of course, I don't want to create a pre-requisite for this program. Since this ...
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Database structure for object with dynamic attributes

I am developing a proof of concept for a personalized email sending web application (like MailChimp, but with premade dynamic templates). The general structure is that I have my templates (different ...
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SSIS - Best way to insert large number of rows

So here's the scenario: I have an XML file, which is in size of 500GB, and with data of around 600 million rows (once on a database table). I'm using SSIS for the operation, and since it consumes a ...
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How to update/insert/inject nodes into XML

I have an application which stores optional Site information in an XML field. Sample table: CREATE TABLE [dbo].[Sites]( [SiteID] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL, [SiteName] [nvarchar](80) NULL,...
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FOR XML could not serialize the data because it contains character (0x0000)

I have a big query (if necessary I will post it here) and I'm getting this error: Msg 6841, Level 16, State 1, Line 1 FOR XML could not serialize the data for node 'NoName' because it contains ...
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How do I import XML to a SQL Server table?

Can anyone help me work towards fixing my solution to import my XML data into a SQL Server Table? I have done my research, but this task has been very hard for me to accomplish. Everything I have ...
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sql org chart hierarchical table to xml json

I have a table of employees and managers: create table emp_mgr (emp varchar(99), mgr varchar(99)) insert into emp_mgr select 'Adam',NULL; insert into emp_mgr select 'Bob','Adam'; insert into emp_mgr ...
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Shreded system_health ExEvent not returning all node information

SQL Server is not returning all node information when I shred the deadlock XML from the 2012 system_health Extended event. When I run the following query SELECT CAST(event_data.value('(event/data/...
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Why is the secondary selective index not used when the where clause filters on `value()`?

Setup: create table dbo.T ( ID int identity primary key, XMLDoc xml not null ); insert into dbo.T(XMLDoc) select ( select N.Number for xml path(''), type ) from ( ...
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Querying XML with Unicode data

I'm trying to select attribute value from XML column using XPath with a parameter that can be a Unicode string. Could you please tell me how to make these two examples work? create table #test ( ...
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Collation conflict when running dynamic sql FOR XML PATH

I am getting the following error message when running the query below: Cannot resolve the collation conflict between "Latin1_General_CI_AS" and "Latin1_General_BIN" in the equal to operation ...
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How do I use a SP in SQL Server 2014 to call a external XML source?

I am attempting to retrieve Currency Exchange rates from http://www.floatrates.com/daily/usd.xml using a SP in SQL Server 2014. The result is in XML. So I created the following SProc: --DROP ...
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XML vs. Relational databases?

I feel like this isn't the best question to ask on a programming site like this, but I haven't really found a satisfying answer online and I would really like to get a different perspective on this. ...
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xml parameter to distributed query - difference between SQL2005 & SQL2012

I have inherited an old SQL2005 Enterprise database (on Windows 2003) that allows an xml parameter to a distributed query such as this: exec sp_executesql 'exec [server].[database].dbo.sproc @Id=@Id,@...
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Can SSRS XML data sources contain spatial data?

I've been given the task of producing a report which will extract data from a web service. The web service provides data from a list of sites including aggregates. Lets say total sales by month. ...
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Load specific element from XML

I have the following xml: <root> <123 type="line"> <aa type="item"> <value>1</value> </aa> </123> <234 type="line"> <bb type="item"> ...
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search xml column inside large table (7 million rows)

Database design: Table Name : Plays ( 6 million records) Columns: Play id, col1, col2......col7, PlayFieldValues PlayFieldValues xml column. sample xml stored in this column <PlayAttributes> ...
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sp_send_dbmail stored procedure send with attachment

I've been tasked with sending a small monthly report to for one of my customers. The report has previously been run manually on the instance, the output copied to a spreadsheet and send to the ...
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Create Nested XML in a Sql Server Indexed (Materialized) View

This page https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188276.aspx indicates that if you wanted nested XML (ie an XML Tree) then you need to setup your query like this: SELECT Col1, Col2, ...
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How do I optimise XPath Querying over a large dataset?

I have a table that has 220 M rows. Also the table has a xml column that has XML data. I have configured single file for data and another ndf for index. Table's primary key is guid column. When am ...
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SQL Server to XML files alternatives

I am currently looking for an alternative to writing a large, complex XML file based on a known specification. Currently the file is written in t-sql as a stored procedure. The output is in a results ...
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Can I split lines into Elements with For XML?

In this example I'm cribbing from a previous question, My source table has a varchar(max) field that I want to split by line into individual elements with FOR XML as I query it. Given this data- ...
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how to output 3 column into 3 element in xml format with the same name?

I have this code and I can't figure out how to get the expected result? declare @table table (TAG int, PARENT int,col1 varchar(100) ,col2 varchar(100) ...
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Improve performance of converting a large xml file (~300 MB) to relational table in SQL Server

So this is what I have so far: --Read xml content into a XML data type variable DECLARE @FileData XML SELECT @FileData = CONVERT(XML, BulkColumn) FROM OPENROWSET(BULK '\\file_path\test.xml', ...
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HTML entity decoding with oracle DBMS_XMLGEN.convert

Here, I am trying to convert the value, where I don't understand I am going wrong. Your help is highly appreciated! Here I am#44; THis is me there#39;s nowhere else on earth I rather be Here I am#44; ...
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How to avoid using Merge query when upserting multiple data using xml parameter?

I am trying to update a table with an array of values. Each item in the array contains information that matches a row in a table in the SQL db. If the row already exists in the table, we update that ...
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How to update a table with a stored procedure with XML parameter in SQL 2008?

I have the following Stored Procedure query. This query is incomplete. I need help completing this query. Problem: In this SP, I am receiving a well-formed XML string into the SP. My goal is to ...
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export data to xml by the use of query to xml then importing it using xpath

i have use QUERY_TO_XML function in order to export data to xml , after that i want to export this data. this data might contain reserved chars in the xml tags like "' & ..." ex electrical ' ...
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Help with SQL Query to XML output

I have the following query: SELECT [ID] AS [NewID] , ( CASE WHEN LEN([MiddleName]) > 0 THEN [LastName] + ', ' + [FirstName] + ' ' + LEFT([MiddleName],1) + '.' ...
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for xml missing null columns

When we use for xml clause to create xml from a row like as follows select * from Menus where MenuID=100 for xml path('') The xml will miss the columns which have NULL as the value. I have a found ...
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SQL Server 2008R2 XML Column Index strategy for large tables?

I am working with SQL Server 2008 R2 and some XML columns in a very large table. I understand that I cannot use Selective XML Indexes due to our SQL Server version being < 2012. I'm brand spanking ...
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XMLTABLE solution without getting right parenthesis missing error

I am trying to select from an XML type and produce multiple rows. Have searched for my specific scenario/issue with not much success. Environment: Oracle 12c. I have commented out the offending code. ...
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XMLDB - Nodes to Rows

I have an application that stores XML as XMLType in a table. This is the first time I'm using XMLDB and XMLType features, and was wondering if I could use the results from an XQuery FLWOR expression ...