.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
 
Sign In
Register
 
Win Surprise Gifts!!!
Congratulations!!!



Home >> Interview Question >> Sql Server >> Post New Question Subscribe to Interview Questions

How can we create a table from another table without copying any values from the old table?

Posted By :Dhivakaran     Posted Date :November 30, 2010    Points :10   Category :Sql Server 
CREATE TABLE new_table
AS (SELECT * FROM old_table WHERE 1=2);

You can also find related Interview Question to How can we create a table from another table without copying any values from the old table?  below: 

What command is used to create a table by copying the structure of another table?

  
CREATE TABLE .. AS SELECT command

Explanation :

To copy only the structure, the WHERE clause of the SELECT command should contain a FALSE statement as in the following.
CREATE TABLE NEWTABLE AS SELECT * FROM EXISTINGTABLE WHERE 1=2;
If the WHERE condition is true, then all the rows or rows satisfying the condition will be copied to the new table. (More...)

Which command is used to create a table by copying the structure of another table?

  
CREATE TABLE .. AS SELECT command
Example:-
CREATE TABLE AS SELECT*FROM WHERE 1=2; (More...)

Would the select query below fetch any records?



create table #testvm (ID int)

select * from sysobjects where name = '#testvm'

drop table #testvm

  
No..

Since temp tables are created in tempdb, and use a random name, the query will not work.

If you used a query like this, you would see your table:

select * from tempdb..sysobjects where name like '#testvm%' (More...)

How do we create table from another table in sql?

  

CREATE TABLE new_table
AS (SELECT * FROM old_table);
(More...)

What are the privileges that can be granted on a table by a user to others?

  
Insert, update, delete, select, references, index, execute, alter, all (More...)

How to get a row was inserted most recently in a table?

  
select top 1 * from tablename order by ColumnName desc (More...)

How To Update Description Value for a Column in Table using SQL Command?

  
We can Update Description to Column using sp_updateextendedproperty System Store Procedure.
Sample Command to Update Description for Column in a Table:

EXEC sys.sp_updateextendedproperty @name=N'MS_Description', @value=N'My Description for Column Here' , @level0type=N'SCHEMA',@level0name=N'dbo', @level1type=N'TABLE',@level1name=N'MyTableName', @level2type=N'COLUMN',@level2name=N'ColumnName' (More...)

How To Delete Description Value for a Column in Table using SQL Command?

  
We can Delete Description from Column using sp_dropextendedproperty System Store Procedure.
Sample Command to Delete Description from Column in a Table:

EXEC sys.sp_dropextendedproperty @name=N'MS_Description', @value=N'My Description for Column Here' , @level0type=N'SCHEMA',@level0name=N'dbo', @level1type=N'TABLE',@level1name=N'MyTableName', @level2type=N'COLUMN',@level2name=N'ColumnName' (More...)

How To Get Description Value for all Column in Table using SQL Command?

  
To Get Description of Columns we need to use system function sys.fn_listextendedproperty.
Command To Get Description Data for all Columns:

SELECT * FROM fn_listextendedproperty(NULL, 'SCHEMA',
'dbo', 'TABLE', 'YourTable Name Here', 'COLUMN', NULL) (More...)

Quick Links For Interview Questions Categories:
ASP.Net Windows Application   .NET Framework   C#   VB.Net   ADO.Net  
Sql Server   SharePoint   Silverlight   OOPs   JQuery   JavaScript/VBScript
Biztalk Patten/Practices .IIS WCF WPF WWF
Networking Aptitude Others   All      

Find questions, FAQ's and their answers related to .NET, C#, Vb.Net, Sql Server and many more.

 
Now you can find lots of .NET, C#, Vb.Net, SQL Server,Windows, ASP.Net related Questions and their Answers here at www.dotnetspark.com. Our aim is to help you pass your certification Exams (MCP, MCSD, MCAD etc.,) with flying scores and get good name in your company.

So, Start looking our Interview Question section daily and improve your .NET Skills. You can also help others by posting Interview Questions and their Answers in this section.


Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend