Category Archives: XML

Update a SQL table’s XML value to insert a node

Sometimes a snippet of example code is all that’s needed: <span class="kwrd">update</span> MyTable <span class="kwrd">set</span> XmlColumn.<span class="kwrd">modify</span>(<span class="str">' insert &lt;Description&gt;This is a description&lt;/Description&gt; as last into (/xpath/to/parent)[1] '</span>) <span class="kwrd">where</span> SomeValue = <span class="str">'whatever'</span>

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Update a SQL table’s XML value to remove nodes

CodeMinder: to remind myself of stuff that I usually have to look up each time I do it. To delete all PersonAlternativeName nodes from XmlColumn of the People table: <span style="color: #0000ff;">with</span><span style="color: #000000;"> xmlnamespaces( </span><span style="color: #ff0000;">'</span><span style="color: #ff0000;">http://mydomain.com/person/extension/0.1</span><span … Continue reading

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Select multiple XML nodes out of each row in a SQL table

CodeMinder: to remind myself of stuff that I usually have to look up each time I do it. If a People table has a column named XML, and the XML column may specify multiple PersonAlternativeName entities, then to get all … Continue reading

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