NEED SQL QUERY

I have a column like below, i need query which will pick up Char after event number dot(.) still before ;
i.e after Event17063. so first char will be "M" and take still "t".
result will be MSSQLSERVER.TMFSQL.MSSQLSERVER.Alert and should grouped by this title.

Server Name : xxxxx; APP: Connectr; ShortDesc: Event17063.MSSQLSERVER.TMFSQL.MSSQLSERVER.Alert;  Desc:...
Server: qeettdd; SourceApp:Connectr; ShortDesc: Event208.SQLSERVERAGENT.ppgTIPSR.SQLJobFailure.Alert;  Desc: ...
Server Name : abc; APP: Connectr; ShortDesc:..........
Event17063.MSSQLSERVER.Application.ppgTIPSR.Error50000Severity16State1.Alert;  Desc: .....................
Server Name : xxxxx; APP: Connectr; ShortDesc: Event17063.MSSQLSERVER.TMFSQL.MSSQLSERVER.Alert;  Desc:...

Expected output:
Title                                                count
MSSQLSERVER.TMFSQL.MSSQLSERVER.Alert                         2
SQLSERVERAGENT.ppgTIPSR.SQLJobFailure.Alert                   1
MSSQLSERVER.Application.ppgTIPSR.Error50000Severity16State1.Alert       1
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VIVEKANANDHAN_PERIASAMYAsked:
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Anuradha GoliSystems Development / Support SpecialistCommented:
The logic behind to retrieve data from such text is given below:
Order is my sample table with fulldata as column with long text .
DECLARE @INDEX1 INT 
DECLARE @INDEX2 INT 
DECLARE @INDEX3 INT 
DECLARE @STRING1 NVARCHAR(200)
DECLARE @STRING2 NVARCHAR(200) 
DECLARE @STRING3 NVARCHAR(200) 

SELECT @INDEX1 = Charindex('EVENT', fulldata) 
FROM   dbo.[ORDER] 
SELECT @STRING1 = Substring(fulldata, @INDEX1, ( Len(fulldata) - @INDEX1 + 1 )) 
FROM   dbo.[ORDER] 

SELECT @INDEX2 = Charindex('.', @STRING1) 
FROM   dbo.[ORDER] 
SELECT @STRING2 = Substring(@STRING1, @INDEX2 + 1, 
                  ( Len(@STRING1) - @INDEX2 + 1 )) 
FROM   dbo.[ORDER] 

SELECT @INDEX3 = Charindex(';', @STRING2) 
FROM   dbo.[ORDER] 
SELECT @STRING3 = Substring(@STRING2, 0, @INDEX3) 
FROM   dbo.[ORDER] 

SELECT @STRING3 

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Hope this helps you retrieve data from your fields.
Just logic is to get data between first "." after EVENTxxxxx and before ";"
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Harish VargheseProject LeaderCommented:
Replace #Events with your table name and "EventDescription" with your column name in below query:

SELECT SUBSTRING (SUBSTRING (EventDescription, PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription), CHARINDEX (';  Desc:', EventDescription) - PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription)),
      CHARINDEX('.', SUBSTRING (EventDescription, PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription), CHARINDEX (';  Desc:', EventDescription) - PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription))) + 1, 1000),
      COUNT (*)
FROM #Events
WHERE PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription) > 0
And CHARINDEX (';  Desc:', EventDescription) > 0
Group by SUBSTRING (SUBSTRING (EventDescription, PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription), CHARINDEX (';  Desc:', EventDescription) - PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription)),
      CHARINDEX('.', SUBSTRING (EventDescription, PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription), CHARINDEX (';  Desc:', EventDescription) - PATINDEX ('%Event[0-9]%', EventDescription))) + 1, 1000)

Thanks,
Harish
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VIVEKANANDHAN_PERIASAMYAuthor Commented:
Excellent job!!!
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