Introduction to the Delete Statement

DELETE Statement

The DELETE statement is used to remove rows from a SQL Server data table.  In this article we’ll explore how to use the DELETE statement.  We discuss some best practices, limitations, and wrap-up with several examples. This is the fourth article in a series of articles.  You can start at the beginning by reading Introduction to […]

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Introduction to the UPDATE statement

The UPDATE statement is used to change data within columns of a SQL Server data table.  In this article we’ll explore how to use the UPDATE statement.  We discuss some best practices, limitations, and wrap-up with several examples. This is the third article in a series of articles.  You can start at the beginning by […]

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Introduction to the INSERT Statement using SQL Server

INSERT Statement

The INSERT statement is used to add rows to a SQL Server data table.  In this article we’ll explore how to use the INSERT statement.  We discuss some best practices, limitations, and wrap-up with several examples. This is the second article in a series of articles.  The first is entitled Introduction to SQL Server Data […]

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Introduction to SQL Server Data Modification Statements

Metamorphisis

In this article we’ll discover data modification statements used to modify data in SQL server using the INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, and MERGE statement. The SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, and MERGE statement are collectively referred to DML (Data Manipulation Language) statements.  These statements allow you to view and modify data.  We extensively cover SELECT in other […]

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Cross Join Introduction – Create Row Combinations

Cross Join Meme

A cross join is used when you wish to create combination of every row from two tables.  All row combinations are included in the result; this is commonly called cross product join.  A common use for a cross join is to create obtain all combinations of items, such as colors and sizes. Note:  The series […]

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