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How do I make multiple insert for openrowset bulk?

Posted on 2011-09-18
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Attach is my attempt on doing it but I get an error saying

Msg 102, Level 15, State 1, Line 8
Incorrect syntax near '+'.

INSERT INTO [DB_X].[dbo].[SubFileContent] ([SubmissionID],[SubFileCatID],[SubFileTypeID],[FileName],[FileTitle],[SubFileContentBinary],[DateAdded],[SubFileID])
SELECT [SubmissionID]
,[SubFileCatID]
,[SubFileTypeID]
,[FileName]
,[FileTitle]
, * FROM OPENROWSET(BULK N'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\Temp\combined\'+[FileName], SINGLE_BLOB) AS BLOB
,[DateAdded]
,[SubFileID]
FROM [DB_X].[dbo].[SubFile]

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by:jogos
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On this link ,http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms190312.aspx, you can see the specifications of OPENROWSET
You have at least 2 problems
- name must be string constant
- openrowset can only handle up to 8000 chars without using a xml definition file, your 'blob' seems to mention it will be more than that.

Sollution can be found in dynamic sql, look at http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic469199-5-1.aspx for an example that can work for you.
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by:jogos
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For the record, also the '* from openrowset....' is never correct because using it in the selectlist you need also the keyword SELECT and only 1 column specified.

select col1
,col2
,select dat1 from t2 where ....
from t1

And always evaluate off it is not a bad (slow) way off writing something that's supposed to be in a JOIN.
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by:Alpesh Patel
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Please create inline/dynamic query.

Assign to variable and execute that variable.
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mimran18 earned 500 total points
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Hi,
 here we go.
 
Drop table test
Go
Create table test
(ID int identity(1,1),
[File] varbinary(max),
)
Go

Drop table test2
Go
Create table test2
(ID int,
[FName] nvarchar(50),
)
Go
Insert  into test2 values (1,'1.jpg')
Insert  into test2 values (2,'2.jpg')

GO
Drop Procedure [test_BLOB]
Go
Create Procedure [test_BLOB]
as
Declare @Filename nvarchar(50)
Declare @Str as nvarchar(max)
Set @Str=''
Truncate table test 

DECLARE testCursor CURSOR for

SELECT [FName] FROM test2

OPEN testCursor

FETCH NEXT FROM testCursor
 INTO @Filename
 While @@FETCH_STATUS = 0
 Begin
 		 Set @Str ='INSERT INTO test([File])
		 SELECT  * FROM OPENROWSET( BULK ''D:\img\'+ @Filename + ''',SINGLE_BLOB)
		 AS test2'
         Print @Str
         Exec (@Str)
  FETCH NEXT FROM testCursor
   INTO @Filename
  End
   CLOSE testCursor     
   DEALLOCATE testCursor 
--End
GO
[test_BLOB]
Go
Select * from test

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by:karlomedallo23
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Thank you!
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so same sollution accepted as I linked to in the first comment after pointing out problems with the given problem
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