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Create a table with XML column

Posted on 2013-01-29
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Hi Experts,
I am trying to create a simple table with 2 columns as below.  Is there a simple way to create the table and insert data to it?  Specially to Resume column being XML data type, I had hard time understanding it?  Thank you in advance.

Column   Data Type
-----------   --------------
Id             Integer
Resume   XML
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Question by:RadhaKrishnaKiJaya
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CREATE TABLE RESUMES(
ID INT,
Resume   XML)

GO

INSERT INTO RESUMES
SELECT 1,'<RESUME><NAME>NAME</NAME><ADDRESS>ADDRESS DETAILS</ADDRESS></RESUME>'

--OR

INSERT INTO RESUMES
SELECT 2,CAST('<RESUME><NAME>NAME2</NAME><ADDRESS>ADDRESS2 DETAILS</ADDRESS></RESUME>' AS XML)

GO

SELECT * fROM RESUMES

GO

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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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Can you Please clarify what issue you run into?
The xml data type is nothing else than VARCHAR + some integrity checks + some xml functions you can apply on the columns...
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by:RadhaKrishnaKiJaya
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Thank you.
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