Display results Horizontally in SQL Server

We are all familiar with seeing our data in a vertical format from SSMS. Here is a sample:

But what if you, or your customer want’s the data horizontally? That is easy enough with a CTE. Continue reading “Display results Horizontally in SQL Server”

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Rudy Rodarte is a SQL Server Database professional based in Austin, TX. Over his career, Rudy has worked with SSRS, SSIS, performance tuning troubleshooting. When away from Keyboard, Rudy goes to Spurs and Baylor Bear sporting events.

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Find numbers within a string in Excel

Recently, I had to pull customer numbers out of strings from an excel sheet. Sure,  you can use trickery like spaces to columns or regex. Excel is pretty powerful, if you know all of the text tools at your disposal. This is how I extracted the numbers for random text

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Rudy Rodarte is a SQL Server Database professional based in Austin, TX. Over his career, Rudy has worked with SSRS, SSIS, performance tuning troubleshooting. When away from Keyboard, Rudy goes to Spurs and Baylor Bear sporting events.

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Working with Seconds in Excel

I recently had to use back end data from SQL Server to deliver several reports in excel. All of my SQL code gave me results in seconds; however, the users had distinct formatting requests. I would have to use a few excel tricks to get things just right in each report.
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Rudy Rodarte is a SQL Server Database professional based in Austin, TX. Over his career, Rudy has worked with SSRS, SSIS, performance tuning troubleshooting. When away from Keyboard, Rudy goes to Spurs and Baylor Bear sporting events.

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Using datediff to display results as HH:MM:SS

DateDiff, y u no Pretty?

Sometimes you just need hh:mm:ss

I ran into a case when I needed to display some results in the HH:MM:SS format. We all know and love DATEDIFF, which gives you whole number results. Using DATEDIFF, I was getting results like this:

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Rudy

Rudy Rodarte is a SQL Server Database professional based in Austin, TX. Over his career, Rudy has worked with SSRS, SSIS, performance tuning troubleshooting. When away from Keyboard, Rudy goes to Spurs and Baylor Bear sporting events.

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