Select data from all tables in a MS SQL database
Posted on 2010-09-02
I have a need to select all the data from all the tables in a sql query. The problem is is that at the time I select the data, I do not necessarily know the names of all the tables, since they are created programatically and named based on information read from XML files. It would be great if I could try something like "SELECT * FROM *" but that doesn't work. I know what the database will be named all the time, and I know the template that is used to create the table names. Anyone have any ideas?