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

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How do I track the usage of XML indexes?

My XML indexes are not listed in sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats Does this mean they aren't being used? Or does this particular DMV not track XML index usage? (Books Online doesn't appear to answer the ...
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How can I escape XML field in XML-output query?

I have following request: SELECT XMLAGG(data) FROM (SELECT XMLELEMENT(name item, XMLFOREST( title, body as description, date_created as date, 'http://example.com/news'||id as link )) AS ...
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SQL Server 2012 Error when creating Selective XML Index on XML Query Plan

I'm trying to create a database solution that will enable me to optimise high CPU/IO/Duration queries to improve overall performance of the database. Part of the optimisation requires persisting ...
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Loading XML documents to Oracle 11g DB with control file

I am using Oracle 11g XML database and trying to load XML documents to this DB with a control file and the sqlldr utility. All these XML files have an element that contains a date string with time ...
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Is it possible to get SQL Server 2008 to download a file from a URL

I have a set of XML based services running on my network. The data in these services needs to be mirrored into a Table on an SQL Server 2008 instance. Getting the XML into a table is no problem I ...
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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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OPENXML question for SQL Server

I am brand new to OPENXML, and have 90 % of what I want to do working...stuck on this: <ReportHost name="411.114.42.42"> <HostProperties> <tag name="HOST_END">Wed Nov 11 ...
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Select XML values when attribute involved

I have a table that stores XML values in field: OtherData. An XML value from one row: < file path="C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe" /> I would like to select all rows that have an ...
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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 ...
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XML queries with case insensitive tag

I have a requirement where i want XML tags to be case insensitive in my xml queries. For example: DECLARE @myTable TABLE ( yourXML XML ) INSERT INTO @myTable SELECT ...
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How to resolve this 'XML Validation: Declaration not found for element' error?

I'm new to SQL Server and I have this task to complete (for learning purposes), yet I'm unable to figure out this error due to inexperience with XML Schemas (I think) Here's what I'm trying to do - ...
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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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Stored Procedure which accept xml file as input

<?xml version="1.0"?> <catalog> <book id="bk101"> <author>Gambardella, Matthew</author> <title>XML Developer's Guide</title> ...
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Is there a way to validate XML using variable as schema?

Is there a way to declare XSD schema as variable inside a construct: DECLARE @xml XML(Books)? I need to make quick validation of XML using XSD schema which is declared as variable. I suppose there is ...
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Fast XML, slow XML

Our database update Windows application needs to transfer some data between two databases as part of the process for a certain one-time update. I chose XML as the intermediary to move the data. The ...
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Help with SQL Server and XML columns

I am writing a query to run against the SCOM 2012 OperationsManager database. SQL instance is Microsoft SQL Server 2012 - 11.0.5058.0 (X64). Within the database is a table called Monitors. The schema ...
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Full text search in XML documents

I would like to do full-text search in XML documents. However, I can't get matches for attribute values (I get a syntax error if I provide the full attribute value including the : and / characters in ...
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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 Return XML Node Ordinal, or delete node based on element value?

I have an XML document similar to this: <Root> <Sub> <Record> <Guid>aslkjflaksjflkasjfkljsd</Guid> </Record> <Record> ...
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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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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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SQL Server stored procedure working when run manually, not running from SQL Server Agent

I have a procedure that runs fine using the execute command in SSMS, however putting the same command in a job gives the following error. line 9, character 9, unexpected end of input The code ...
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How to remove xmlns from child elements with FOR XML

I have a TSQL query that I use to generate a SOAP document. I am using two namespaces. Namely: - http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/ for "packaging" the soap document - A custom one that ...
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Howto query xml

My source data in a SQL Server table has XML structured data. For each of the source rows I need to query the following sample XML structure in a way that I get a calculated value of all A sub ...
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Is it possible to use Oracle XMLTABLE and %type column type selector?

I am creating a stored procedure which gets an xml input and inserts the data to a table using XMLTABLE. I want to know how can i specify a field type according to a table column type when passing ...
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Ways to process XML into a relational structure in Postgres

I have a database that is comprised of ~10 tables, most of which have many-to-many relationships with each other (and an associated join table). I am inserting of the order 100k XML files into a raw ...
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Parsing Typed XML with a default namespace and inconsistent root node

I have a structured, typed xml file. <WebService xmlns="http://www.orbis-software.com/WebSvcCon"> <NewLeads> <OutputSchema> <root xmlns="" type="array"> <item ...
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Simplest way to edit single entry in XML column?

As I understand MS SQL Server Management Studio doesn't allow directly editing/replacing entries in XML columns via GUI (copy/paste doesn't work etc.). What is the easiest option to replace a single ...
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Incorrect syntax generating XML

I am trying to run below code in SQL server 2000 SP4 but getting error. Declare @Body varchar(8000); Declare @TableHead varchar(8000); Declare @TableTail varchar(8000); Set NoCount On; Set ...
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Possible to optimize SELECT query involving XQuery functions selecting from elements with arbitrary number of child elements

Suppose I have the following XML data, where <root> can have an arbitrary number of <child> children <child> can have an arbitrary number of <grandchild> children ...
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Trigger to audit table changes

I have created a trigger to audit changes to a table: CREATE TRIGGER [dbo].[iudt_AutoAuditChanges] ON dbo.CPTCategoryMaster AFTER INSERT,DELETE,UPDATE AS BEGIN SET NOCOUNT ON; ...
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XML queries with case insensitive tag- which is the best query

I had asked question about XML queries with case insensitive tag earlier and i found a solution too. But i also found some other solution. So table was something like DECLARE @myTable TABLE ( yourXML ...
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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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Store FOR XML result in xml variable (using WITH statement)

I am creating xml with a SQL query that works like this: First a CTE, then the SELECT statement that creates the XML. That works. However I would like to store the output in a XML variable (a table ...
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Would appreciate some advice on using external data with SQL Server 2005

I'm a web developer with a bit of DB experience, but this one is beyond my knowledge. We're trying to set up a new website. The data - products, prices, descriptions etc - are supplied by an external ...
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Query XML without namespace

I can query XML, which has defined xmlns tag with common table expression DECLARE @XML XML SET @XML = '<NodeA xmlns="https://XYZ.xsd"> <NodeB verzePis=""> <NodeC1 attrA="Hello" ...
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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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What is the difference between node types and atomic types in XML

Im Studying TSQL and I came to the chapter regarding XML, and here a question that I cannot find an answer: "What is the difference between node types and atomic types"? Thank you!
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FOR XML is generating a empty first line

I'm parsing with flash a XML file generated by this code: :XML ON USE MyDatabaseName GO SET NOCOUNT ON SELECT * FROM ProgramacionDia as programa order by hora FOR XML AUTO, ROOT ('toflash'), ...
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how to convert xml to database table

input: Declare @OUT xml select @OUT = N' <row> <kind>MainCat</kind> <sortid>1</sortid> <kind_id>1</kind_id> <PPoet>حافظ</PPoet> ...
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Is this a good way to store XML data in SQL SERVER 2008?

I'm doing a feasibility study for storing data in the following structure with SQL SERVER 2008: -MYTABLE |ID|RECORDS|BRANCH_OFFICE|MONTH|YEAR The RECORDS column has the XML data type and it will ...
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Where can I find information on shredding xml with .nodes?

I recently saw this answer on SO which uses the "local-name" value while shredding xml using .nodes(). I've never seen this before: select T.N.value('local-name(.)', 'varchar(128)') as Name, ...
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SQL statement to combine main table and child table as columns?

Having a main table and a child table in a Microsoft SQL Server database (2005+), I want to show the user a single table in a grid view which includes rows from the main table and rows from the child ...
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What's the relationship between Documents, XSDs and Collections?

I have a number of XML Schema Definitions describing business objects. It's unclear to me what the correct way to deploy these is if my intention is to make typed xml columns. The name Xml Schema ...
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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 ...
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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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How to convert html entities in Oracle?

I'm trying to decode html containing html entities. I've tried dbms_xmlgen.convert and utl_i18n.unescape_reference but the results are less than satisfactory. SET ESCAPE ON; SELECT ...
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What is the best way to insert a XML input to an oracle table in stored procedure?

I want to write a stored procedure which has a XML input (clob type) and inserts the data to a table. my XML structure is something like this: <rowset> <row> ...
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I would like to better understand the SQL Server security model in terms of users and groups to possibly replace an XML heirarchy model I am using

I am currently using XML in my database to represent metadata for individual products. I am using the below schema to enter the data. In each sub grouping of fields you will notice the cms_name ...
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Document versioning

I want to store in SQL Server 2008 XML files, but in a way that versioning is supported. For example, I have a XML document and I save it in the DB(in the XML datatype column). After that, I edit it. ...