Data that is stored in XML can be loaded into a SQL Server database with the following approach.
Performing an Upsert in SQL allows you to update or insert a row into a table. The command used will depend on whether it already exists. But what if you want to do a... Read More
Performing searches on geographic coordinates (latitude and longitude) seems to be a requirement on many of the projects I have been doing lately. One of the most common is the nearest neighbor search which will find the location(s) nearest to the users current location.
It is a common requirement in database transactions to have a procedure that inserts a record to a table in a database if the record does not exist or, if the record already exists, updates the existing record…