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

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How to create index for XML query in PostgreSQL

I am using PostgreSQL 12. below is my table schema create table soa_rawdata_lp ( date_created timestamp with time zone default now(), filename varchar(128), xmldata xml ); Each ...
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How to improve the performance of query xmldata in Postgresql 12

I use PostgreSQL 12 for storing XML data. This is my first time to save XML to RDBMS. Each XML data is about 4.2MB. Below is my table schema: create table soa_rawdata_lp ( date_created timestamp ...
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Querying XML Nodes with SQL

I think I'm nearly there with this but have reached an impasse! I've a relatively straightforward XML structure that I need to parse out as a SQL resultset but can't seem to get it to work. Here is ...
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Postgresql query XMLTable with default namespace

I use PostgreSQL 12 to query XML data. My data is as below CREATE TABLE xmldata AS SELECT xml $$ <ROWS xmlns="http://x.y.z"> <ROW id="1"> <COUNTRY_ID>AU</COUNTRY_ID> ...
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How to create a database from an XML file's DTD

I have a fairly large and complex self-describing XML file (It's an Apple Healthkit export; 183 MB). Are there any utilities available to create a database in MySQL or PostgreSQL with the tables ...
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SQL Server 2014 - UPSERT XML Multiple rows

We have an input like this <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Orders xmlns:jjsales:api:sales> <Order> <OrderID>334</OrderID> ...
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Converting XML to MySQL tables

I have a large XML file in the following format and I need to convert this file into a MySQL table. Please let me know how can I accomplish this? ~~~~~~~~~~ <host starttime="1392325468" endtime="...
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PostgreSQL xmloption setting

How long does changing PostgreSQL's xmloption setting to DOCUMENT from its default CONTENT last? It seems to be DB wide, not Cluster wide (any way to set it on a column by column basis?) It seems to ...
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Optimising plans with XML readers

Executing the query from here to pull the deadlock events out of the default extended events session SELECT CAST ( REPLACE ( REPLACE ( XEventData.XEvent.value ('(data/value)[...
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How do I easily create the DDL statements for a schema represented by the contents of an XML file?

I have been given an xml file and it's pretty obvious in looking at the contents that it contains an inherent schema. What I'd like to do is run a program against it that outputs the schema ...
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Xml index, slow count of rows

I am not getting index seek in the following scenario. Instead of inserting <Number>xxx</Number> in xml column like in this post Why is the secondary selective index not used when the ...
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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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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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SSIS:How retrieve and insert an XML Column

I'm trying to Insert two columns from one table onto another. The first column is an int but the second column is an XML. I'm having issues inserting the xml column In first SQL Task I'm doing a ...
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INSERT/SELECT xml column from one table to another

First off I apologize for asking a question I'm sure is well answered, however I cannot quite understand what I'm reading. I have an existing table with an xml column. I have a second table with the ...
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SQL server changes XML structure when inserted

I'm inserting some XML data to an XML column in SQL server but after the data has been inserted it has been changed by sql server. Here is the data I insert <xsl:value-of select="...
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If XML child element value contains string return other child element value at same level

I have a database table named Warehouses that contains rows of data related to specific warehouses. One column in that table is named itemStats and contains XML data in the following format: <...
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Extract Information from XML Document Attributes into PostgreSQL

I am fairly new to SQL, and very unfamiliar with XML. I want to extract the key data from the XML document below into PostgreSQL, but I am having difficulties. Basically, for every data series, I ...
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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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How to get EstimatedRows values from SQL Server execution plan nodes

When I execute the following code in an Azure SQL Database (v12) or SQL Server 2016 instance, I get values in the EstimatedRowsRead column, but not in the EstimatedRows column, and I'm not seeing why. ...
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How to loop through all table rows and perform subquery using values of same row?

I have a table structured as follows: | reference | valA | valB | xml | 1 NULL NULL <xml stuff> 3 NULL NULL <xml stuff> 4 NULL NULL ...
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Converting an XML field to nvarchar causes warning on main SELECT in explain plan

I'm getting a warning on my main SELECT on one field in the explain/execution plan of my query on the following: SELECT ISNULL(CAST(p.loadDiagnostic as nvarchar(4000)),'''') FROM myTable p This ...
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ERROR: invalid XML content, when Select unnest(xpath(… on a text column

I have a text column named big_xml in my table which has the following value: <?xml version=1.0 encoding=UTF-8?> <dpid:DpidDatabase xmlns:dpid=http://ddex.net/xml/dpid/11 xmlns:xsi=http://...
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Search for values in xml data

I have a table of names: Table A John Jim Jason and a table of xml strings: Table B Example 1 <Show Title="" ShowTitle="=False" ShowLine="=False" ShowDescription="=False" ...
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How to Load XML child nodes in to multiple tables

I would like to load the below XML into 2 tables Table 1: Acct Table - it should have the ACCT_NUM and a Key to tie to the Table 2 below Table 2: Should have all the Contacts (1 record per ...
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How to insert very big XML data file to PostgreSQL

I'm using PostgreSQL 9.5 and trying to import XML data file to database. To load the XML I use this function from here CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION bytea_import(p_path text, p_result out bytea) as $$ ...
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how to test if XML = '' in sql server?

I am working with sql server 2005 and I had a situation where many values can be passed in a parameter. Based on this: Passing multiple values for one SQL parameter this procedure uses XML as a ...
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Identifying Execution Plans with Probe Residual

I am trying to find out Execution Plans that has Probe Residual. Need to know the following Which physical and logical operator has this Probe Residual What is the Cost% of that operator in the ...
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Postgresql, export to xml, <row> rename

When exporting to xml, I have this output. "<product><table xmlns:xsi=""http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"" xmlns=""test""> <row> ... </row> <row> ... etc ...
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XML Query Question

I'm trying to generate a SQL query to get the "DATE" values out of the following SQL XML: I've tried something like this but I don't think I'm understanding the concepts. select xConfig.value('(/...
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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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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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XQquery for specific attribute of all specific elements in XML

I am, looking for a query to get all attribute values "NetAmount" of Element "PRODUCT" from the following samle XML: <ROOT> <CATEGORY name="A"> <PRODUCT NetAmount="10.50"/> <...
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Why is an empty XML node xml datatype not being recognized in this query?

My query seems to not recognize self-closing or empty nodes at all. Shouldn't the empty <td/> node return 'null'? Or an empty string. Even if I place an empty space in the node, it still is ...
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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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XQuery doesn't update XML data

I am trying to run the script to update an XML column: UPDATE DataImpTable SET serviceData.modify('replace value of (/SMObjInfo/CentralData/SMData/CentralSDItem/ControlData/text())[1] with "9876"') ...
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Concatenate all values of the same XML element using XPath/XQuery

I have an XML value like this: <R> <I>A</I> <I>B</I> <I>C</I> ... </R> I want to concatenate all I values and return them as a single string: ...
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IBM db2 FOR XML equivalent

I've been trying to Query an item with its sublist all in one go and one way is to use for xml and subquery. I've been using this strategy with sql server and works fine. The relationship is Order ...
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ms sql query multiple table colums as identical tag (sequel)

Extending this original question I am using SQL Server Express 2017 Pretending this is my source table: +-------------+---------------------------+ | ID | Name | Age | HairColor | HasCar | +-----...
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ms sql query multiple table colums as identical tag

I am using SQL Server Express 2017 My Table looks like this +-------------+ | ID | Name | +-------------+ | 1 | Bert | | 2 | Agnes | | 3 | Diane | +-------------+ I'm looking for this kind ...
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specify delimiter in openrowset bulk insert

I'm trying to insert data from CSV files into tables using a cursor and open rowset bulk insert. this works for me 99% of the times but if one of the fields in the csv files contains a comma( , ) the ...
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Can a Selective XML index help when using query()?

Say I have the following SQL query to work with Select myxml.query( ' <go> {for $each in /This/Company/Department[1]/Role/Person return if ($each/Shoes/F[@C="9"]="657493742") then (<ID>{$...
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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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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 input ...
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T-SQL LIKE Predicate failed to match with whitespace in XML converted varchar

Recently I attempt to search for a particular pattern by converting XML data into varchar(max) although I'm aware it's not the best practice and found out it's not working as expected:- Setup ...
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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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How can I position the element generated by XMLTEXT in a FOR XML query?

I'm trying to use FOR XML to simulate an OData feed. One of the requirements I have is that somewhere I need an XML element which is constant for all records; I was planning to use the XMLTEXT ...
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PostgreSQL FTS for quoted xml tags - is it possible?

I use Pg FTS to text-search database containing some technical descriptions/comments. Which in particular happen to contain XML snippets. Those are amazingly difficult to find by XML tags. I found ...
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Easiest way to update XML inside of a SQL table column?

I have an SQL DB, Directory. It contains a table, dbo.User. Within that table there is a column, Info. The Info column contains ~1000 lines of xml tags. Well I want to modify only one of those tags, ...
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Where clause in a XML column

I have the following XML column in my Oracle 11 G DB: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <l-analysis version="2.9"> <vehicle> <odo-reading latest="true"> ...