SQL Server – Copy data from one table to another

To copy data from one table to an existing table, use INSERT INTO SELECT and specify the column list: If the columns are the exact same in the two tables (and there are no identity columns), you don’t need to specify the column list: When the table doesn’t exist, use SELECT INTO, specifying which columns … Read more

Querying JSON in SQL Server

In SQL Server 2016 they added support for handling JSON data. You can add JSON data, query it, and modify it. The JSON API in SQL Server is well-suited for simple scenarios where you only need to do basic querying and manipulation. For advanced querying, the SQL Server JSON API gets complicated and hard to … Read more