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Is there a way to obtain a list of database names programmatically that follow a certain naming convention?


For example, I want to obtain all databases that are named GHH_QA_CDR_<whatever>

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Question by:Tom Knowlton
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Give this T-SQL a whirl..
SELECT name 
FROM sys.databases
WHERE LEFT(name, 11) = 'GHH_QA_CDR_'   
ORDER BY name

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Yep!
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