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How to get Database name for a given table name

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I need to get all the data base name which has the given table

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Select DataBaseName from Sys.databases where tableName = 'Table1'

it should display all that database which has a table 'Table1'
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The query below will query each database for the table, Table1.

Greg



EXEC sp_MSforeachdb "SELECT '?' FROM ?.sys.tables WHERE [name] = 'Table1'"

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by:praveenkumar_3i
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Actually, it is not returning any db name.
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You will get a result set from each database on the server.  If the dataset is empty, the table doesn't exist in that particular database.  

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