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

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Can FOR XML PATH return NULL for an empty resultset?

I would think this query select null for xml path('foo') would return NULL, but actuality <foo/ > is returned. Is there any way to achieve this behavior? To clarify, the behavior I would ...
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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 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 'dbms_xmlgen....
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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> <name>tom&...
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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. ...
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View created from XML data - Statistics

I am looking at a legacy system that stores XML blobs A view is created over this so the data is more accessible (for reporting) CREATE view [dbo].[Data] as select top 100 percent data.value('(/...
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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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Mysql - Select To XML

I'm using a trigger to capture an audit trail. I want to convert the inserted / updated / deleted value to XML and store it in another table. My trigger look like this: DELIMITER $$ CREATE ...
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Best methods for ingesting XML into Oracle 11gR2

I have a large Oracle 11g Instance. I now have a requirement to convert large amounts of XML into records in several related tables. The xml will arrive frequently at irregular intervals. The ...
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Help with FOR XML EXPLICIT query

I have an audit table constructed (basically) as follows: CREATE TABLE [dbo].[AUDIT]( [UNIQUE_ID] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL, [TABLE_NAME] [nvarchar](50) NOT NULL, [TABLE_UNIQUE_ID] [int] NOT NULL, ...
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Stored procedure working when run manually, not running in SQL Agent Job

When I execute a Stored Procedure through a SQL Agent Job, I get the following error message: Executed as user: NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM. XML parsing: line 10, character 33, unexpected end of ...
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XML Whitespaces/Unwanted Characters [closed]

Could anyone help on how to remove white spaces from an XML file? I used the following code that i got from Mikael Eriksson on Stack Exchange to extract the site id: cast(msg as xml).value('(/...
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Passing NULL xml value to a certain CLR stored function crashes it when called in a certain way

Consider a CLR stored procedure that accepts an XML parameter and calls another stored procedure in the same schema: [SqlFunction(DataAccess = DataAccessKind.Read, IsDeterministic = false, ...
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Transform XPath map into XML document using relational data [closed]

Background Most modern databases have XML functions that can be used to extract data in an XML format. I want to avoid the task of manually calling XML functions to extract the data. This problem ...
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ORA-16000 when trying to perform select on read only Oracle database

My application's SQL encounters an ORA-16000 error when trying to access a read only Oracle database. ORA-16000: database open for read-only access ORA-06512: at "SYS.XMLTYPE", line 272 ORA-06512: ...
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going from heirarchical XML to heirarchical SQL tables then SQL to c# objects to go to user view, how should I store the data in the databases?

Hi I'm getting my data from a web service using their getData call and it comes in as fairly chunky heirarchical XML, first everything all at once, like <allData> <product1> <...
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SQL Server Select in XML field

I need a help with the situation below: In my table SQLServer 2012 have a field with xml values, I would like to make a select of the data in that field and show the result in the form columns. &...
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SQL Server xml performance

I have a table with 21 columns. The majority are numerical and the rest are nvarchar. I need to add 4 columns that will contain XML data for each row. The XML data for each row can be anywhere from ...
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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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Trim a value in an xml column in MS SQL Server

I have a database with an XML column. I am trying to update (trim) an xml value of the xml column. I am running on Windows, SQL Server 2008 Express. I did not find any way to trim directly in Xquery ...
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XML column performance in TSQL

I'm finding very limited reading on how a large xml column affects table performance in sql server 2014/6. For reference, it is a 36gig table and minus one xml column, it is 36megs. Some queries ...
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how to select * from XML where id=1?

declare @xml xml, declare @num int set @num = 1 set @xml = ' <row> <Id>1</Id> <name>reza</name> </row> <row> <Id>2</Id> <name&...
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Select statement to retrive xml output as below

Hi could someone provide me some clues or solution to retrive record sets like below note: i read the msdn documentation but leads me no where but hair loss :( Just for the assumption think i have 2 ...
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Why SQL function always returning empty result set?

Following function I have write which accept xml and returns table as result. CREATE FUNCTION FunctionTest(@ID INT,@XML_Details xml) RETURNS @RESULT TABLE ( Value1 INT, Value2 INT ) AS BEGIN ...
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Longest matching suffix while using aggregate functions

Background Looking to find the longest matching string suffix. Setup Consider the following fiddle: CREATE TABLE noun ("label" varchar(10)) ; INSERT INTO noun ("label") VALUES ('bar'),...
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Relative cost of two similar queries involving XML columns

I have two queries as shown below which do the same thing. Here xmlcolumn is a column with datatype XML. I use these queries to search for a string anywhere in the XML column. I checked the execution ...
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Query not returning items in the original order

Consider the following set, which is the content of the table variable @ProductContent that was just created for the query that runs against it: Notice how items are sorted by media_type_id, ...
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Extracting an an integer value from an xml column [closed]

I'm just wondering how I can extract an integer out of an XML column. Currently all the digits are 4 which the below query is able to do. But the number is going to grow to 10,000's soon which will ...
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Import XML data retaining while creating ID's with relationships

I need to parse XML from a file into tables while retaining their relationships through custom-generated ID values. IE, if I had the following XML: <root> <construction> <...
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Xml stored as varbinary

I'm wondering if I have to store a XML information inside a column (just storing, not for querying ) (SQL SERVER) which Datatype is better to use XML or Varbinary? I did an example: DECLARE @...
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SQL parsing XML

I'm receiving XML files as part of an EDI setup and I'm having an issues getting information from the child elements. Here is the XML file: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <cpi_event&...
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Create an XML Schema collection in SQL Server 2012?

I want to create an XML schema collection to validate some XML in a column for the following XML: DECLARE @xml as xml SET @xml=' <R C="firstName" O="" N="Fred" /> <R C="lastName" O="" N=...
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How to convert different string value to respective 'YYYY' int format?

I'm inserting values into table from xml as: DECLARE @XMLRESULT XML DECLARE @tbl_XMLResult TABLE ( RowID INT IDENTITY(1,1), Status VARCHAR(50), Address VARCHAR(250), ListPrice INT, ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Optimal way of loading, registering, indexing and querying a huge XMLDB

I've got 35 million highly structured XML documents, with a total size of 500 GB. An XSD is available for this data, and the end goal is to transform the data into an RDB. All fields can be considered ...
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Move SQL Server XML column to a new table - slow performance

I have a table with a XML Column, each XML document size is 15kb and I have like 2 million rows. I need to move this XML column into a new table. I tried: insert into newtable select xmlcolumn ...
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Oracle Select with xmlquery() error - How to ignore errors?

In trying to extract a subset of data from a Oracle DB table, one of the columns is XMLType, which is extracted with xmlquery() for relevant information. The problem is that the XML data is from an ...
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Mysql database design with XML

I intend to create a wiki webpage, but it has some few more limitations than regular wikis. The content is completely user-editable, but the structure of the page is determined previously. To make ...
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Procedure completes prematurely after converting comma-delimited value strings to XML

I have a procedure which executes beautifully within SSMS environment yet, when I hook it up to a web page, instead of seeing a list of packageIDs returned, the return is 'null'. I've checked ...
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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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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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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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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; ...