Check if a temporary table exists and delete if it exists before creating a temporary table?

I am using the following code to check if the temporary table exists and drop the table if it exists before creating...

varbinary to string on SQL Server?

How to convert a column value from varbinary(max) to varchar in human-readable form? ...

Insert results of a stored procedure into a temporary table?

How do I do a SELECT * INTO [temp table] FROM [stored procedure]? Not FROM [Table] and without defining [temp table]...

What is the difference between a stored procedure and a view??

I am confused about a few points: What is the difference between a stored procedure and a view? When should I use ...

How do I check if a Sql server string is null or empty?

I want to check for data, but ignore it if it's null or empty. Currently the query is as follows... Select ...

How to find sum of multiple columns in a table in SQL Server 2005??

I have a table Emp which has these rows: Emp_cd | Val1 | Val2 | Val3 | Total -------+-------+-------+-------+---...

Difference between database and schema?

What's the difference between a Database and a Schema in SQL Server? Both are the containers of tables and data. If...

SQL query to group by day?

I want to list all sales, and group the sum by day. Sales (saleID INT, amount INT, created DATETIME) NOTE: I am usi...

Check if table exists in SQL Server?

I would like this to be the ultimate discussion on how to check if a table exists in SQL Server 2000/2005 using SQL ...

SQL Query for generating matrix like output querying related table in SQL Server?

I have three tables: Product ProductID ProductName 1 Cycle 2 Scooter 3 Car ...

Get top 1 row of each group?

I have a table which I want to get the latest entry for each group. Here's the table: DocumentStatusLogs Table |ID...

How to update two tables in one statement in SQL Server 2005??

I want to update two tables in one go. How do I do that in SQL Server 2005? UPDATE Table1, Table2 SET Tabl...

Select SQL results grouped by weeks?

I want to select data from following table group by weeks Date Product Name Sale +----------+-------------...

Cannot truncate table because it is being referenced by a FOREIGN KEY constraint??

Using MSSQL2005, can I truncate a table with a foreign key constraint if I first truncate the child table (the table...

Better techniques for trimming leading zeros in SQL Server??

I've been using this for some time: SUBSTRING(str_col, PATINDEX('%[^0]%', str_col), LEN(str_col)) However recentl...