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I have just started using using temporal tables/system versioning, its very easy to setup and get going in terms of querying the data. The one thing missing for me is storing the change operation (update/insert/delete) or generating it on the fly from the system_time period. Can anyone point me in the right direction to achieve this? Or isn't this achievable?

Thanks in advance.

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    Just a shot in the dark, since the article got published recently -- are you looking for something like this? sqlblog.com/blogs/adam_machanic/archive/2017/02/14/… – Erik Darling Feb 23 '17 at 19:38
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    Also see mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/3682/… – Aaron Bertrand Feb 23 '17 at 19:40
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    Note, temporal isn't really an auditing solution - it is meant to give you an accurate view of what a row looked at a point in time or during a time frame. It can show you all the versions of the rows but it doesn't really give any more insight into the DML activity that did that... – Aaron Bertrand Feb 23 '17 at 19:41
  • @AaronBertrand thats what i was thinking also, i kind of wanted a bit of the CDC functionality, but wondered if there was anything i could do with temporal table data as its so clean and easy to get going. Regarding the article above i had a go but the results i was getting matching up. – gdp Feb 23 '17 at 19:46

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