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Posting Yak Master

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Posted - 05/01/2013 :  10:02:59  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi All,

We have a requirement to upload XML, Just wanted to check if I should pursue with SQL or shall I create program in ASP.NEt

PLease suggest

James K
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Posted - 05/01/2013 :  10:40:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
By uploading I assume you mean loading data from an XML file into a SQL database. For this purpose, you can use a T-SQL solution, or you can use a .Net solution. Probably T-SQL using BULK INSERT would be faster. There are examples on this page
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Very Important crosS Applying yaK Herder

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Posted - 05/02/2013 :  01:35:28  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
if you just wanted to upload XML value as it is into XML typed columns, use OPENROWSET...BULK option as suggested in link above

if your attempt is to shred the data from XML onto columns in the sql table you should use nodes(),query() etc methods

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