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I am using SQL Server 2000 and I have the following DML for a table I've created, followed by a snippet of the XML data file. As you can see from the data, there are multiple <INDIVIDUAL_ORDER> elements. I want to load this data into the table XML_TEST. The XML file is in a folder that the server has access to. It has been several years since I've done anything with XML and rememeber I researched forever to figure it out back then (no EE at the time) and don't want to repeat the experience.

I would greatly appreciate any help in coming up with the appropriate code to produce the required results.
CREATE TABLE XML_TEST
(
  SHIP_DATE DATETIME NULL,
  PRODUCT_ID CHAR(10) NOT NULL,
  VNDR_PART VARCHAR(25) NOT NULL,
  [DESCRIPTION] VARCHAR(50) NOT NULL,
  SHIP_TO CHAR(6) NOT NULL,
  Z_NAME VARCHAR(25) NOT NULL,
  CUST_NAME VARCHAR(25) NOT NULL,
  ADDRESS1 VARCHAR(50) NOT NULL,
  ADDRESS2 VARCHAR(50) NULL,
  ADDRESS3 VARCHAR(50) NULL,
  CITY VARCHAR(30) NOT NULL,
  STATE CHAR(2) NOT NULL,
  ZIP VARCHAR(10) NOT NULL,
  CUST_TEL BIGINT NOT NULL,
  SERIAL_NUM VARCHAR(20) NOT NULL,
  CUSTOMER_PO VARCHAR(10) NULL
)
 
 
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<COMPANY_LOGISTICS_DATA xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
<INDIVIDUAL_ORDER>
<SHIP_DATE>2009-04-07</SHIP_DATE>
<PRODUCT_ID>0000217052</PRODUCT_ID>
<VNDR_PART>BHS2WRF(322)-2-SER</VNDR_PART>
<DESCRIPTION>2WIRE 2701 FILTERED KIT-2-Seri</DESCRIPTION>
<SHIP_TO>000618</SHIP_TO>
<Z_NAME>XXXXX XXXXXXXXXX</Z_NAME>
<CUST_NAME>XXXXX XXXXXXXXXX</CUST_NAME>
<ADDRESS1>1234 MAIN ST</ADDRESS1>
<ADDRESS2></ADDRESS2>
<ADDRESS3></ADDRESS3>
<CITY>BLAND                         </CITY>
<STATE>VA</STATE>
<ZIP>24315-0000</ZIP>
<CUST_TEL>1234567890</CUST_TEL>
<SERIAL_NUM>123456789012</SERIAL_NUM>
<CUSTOMER_PO>0009443938</CUSTOMER_PO>
</INDIVIDUAL_ORDER>
<INDIVIDUAL_ORDER>
<SHIP_DATE>2009-04-07</SHIP_DATE>
<PRODUCT_ID>0000217052</PRODUCT_ID>
<VNDR_PART>BHS2WRF(322)-2-SER</VNDR_PART>
<DESCRIPTION>2WIRE 2701 FILTERED KIT-2-Seri</DESCRIPTION>
<SHIP_TO>000639</SHIP_TO>
<Z_NAME>ZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZZZZZZ</Z_NAME>
<CUST_NAME>ZZZZZZZZ ZZZZZZZZZZZZ</CUST_NAME>
<ADDRESS1>9876 ANY ST</ADDRESS1>
<ADDRESS2></ADDRESS2>
<ADDRESS3></ADDRESS3>
<CITY>MIAMI                      </CITY>
<STATE>FL</STATE>
<ZIP>33513-0000</ZIP>
<CUST_TEL>9876543210</CUST_TEL>
<SERIAL_NUM>940919017604</SERIAL_NUM>
<CUSTOMER_PO>0009443673</CUSTOMER_PO>
</INDIVIDUAL_ORDER>
</COMPANY_LOGISTICS_DATA>

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Is there a way to do this completely within SQL with T-SQL and without the mapping file? It seems like I recall that is how I did it before (without the mapping file).
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Possibly, but that doesn't sound right. T-SQL doesn't usually have access to files (as far as I know).
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In the code sample, it includes:
<ElementType name="CustomerId" dt:type="int" />

What would I use for dt:type=""
to map the BIGINT and the DATETIME (it is actually just a date without a time component in the XML file) datatypes?
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You can use bigint directly. Datetime will be at zero hour of the date.
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Thanks. I got it to work.
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