November 2011 | SansSQL

Friday, November 25, 2011

Convert Rows to Column using COALESCE() function

Using the below query we can convert the rows to column sperated by a delimiter.
In the query I am using ';' as the delimiter and you can change the delimiter of your choice by replacing ';'.
Data from Table:
Use AdventureWorks2008R2
DECLARE @eMailList nvarchar(max) 

SELECT @eMailList = COALESCE(@eMailList + ';', '') + 
   CAST(eMail AS nvarchar(max))
FROM Employees

Select @eMailList as eMailList

Output of the above Query:

Friday, November 18, 2011

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Release Candidate 0 (RC0) - Available for Download

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