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Retrieving data using select SQL statement in Powershell

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This URL stackoverflow.com/questions/1758779/retrieving-data-using-select-sql-statement-in-powershell helped in retrieving data from SQL query into a variable.
I would like to enhance this to retrieve multiple values.

$SqlCmd.CommandText = "select column1,column2 from table1"
$column1 = $SqlCmd.ExecuteScalar()

How can I assign column2 value into a variable.

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Sharath
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Raheman M. Abdul earned 2000 total points
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Try the following:
Executescalar returns only one value
Executereader returns multiple values
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$Command = New-Object System.Data.SQLClient.SQLCommand
$Command.Connection = $Connection
$Command.CommandText = "select column1,column2 from table1"

$Reader = $Command.ExecuteReader()
$column1 = $Reader.GetValue(0)
$column2 = $Reader.GetValue(1)
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by:Sharath
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will get back on this
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Thanks for pointing to use Executereader. Somehow, I am getting issues with this. I used a different approach to get the work done. Thanks.
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