Cannot ALTER TABLE in MS SQL
After installing ms sql 2008/2012 you may face new problem which may protect you to alter any table. Something like following
There is a new option added in SQL Server 2008/2012 for modifying tables while using the Table Designed in Management Studio which will prevent saving any changes to a table that needs a drop/re-create of the table.
The error you see
Just Consider we have following records in a object named CR_NonDPC_ConfigDTO
PCName : PC
MotherBoard : ASROK 945 GCM
Processor : Pantium
HDD : HDD 160 GB
RAM : DDR-2 1 GB
Cassing : NULL
ExtraConfig : CD ROM ASUS
Now we shall convert it to XML (for converting Object to XML you can check here)
Here is the xml of above object
Sometimes we need to run *.sql script from our application for installing data base. SqlCommand is not right for running installation script because installation script consists of DDL and GO command. Here we use smo library for executing *.sql script.
For doing above operation we need to add following references
Here I shall describe about split in MS SQL.
There is no built in function for splitting your text, that’s why I am describing two customize function for performing split operation in MS SQL.
Split function 1: This function returns table that’s why we can say it table valued function.
--select * from fnSplit('1,22,333,444,,5555,666', ',')
CREATE FUNCTION dbo.fnSplit(
@sInputList VARCHAR(8000) -- List of delimited items
, @sDelimiter VARCHAR(8000) = ',' -- delimiter that separates items
) RETURNS @List TABLE (item VARCHAR(8000))
Consider following SQL statement for MS SQL
Select UserName from UserInfo
It will return
If you want to get these record in following way