Selecting a record that is updating
Knowing that esql Sales Person was originally populated by information from Sales we use knowledge to set up a query that pumps data from v Sales Person into esql Sales Person.
This is possible since the sales person’s full name is common to both tables.
The UPDATE statement is used to change data within columns of a SQL Server data table.
In this article we’ll explore how to use the UPDATE statement.
Some of the common ones are: In these cases, the UPDATE statement execution stops and the UPDATE generates an error.
No rows from the UPDATE statement are saved into the table, even those rows that didn’t generate an error.
In this example, we’re going to show you how to update’s column values based on a match to another table.
Recall the INNER JOIN clause is used to match the rows from one table to another using a join condition. The complete script to run to log the output into a temporary table is: This statement defines a table with three columns and names the table variable @Update Log.