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--- Create, populate, and query the temp ID table.
DECLARE @valid TABLE (
row_id INT IDENTITY( 1, 1 )
Populate the valid ID table using UNION of
SELECT statements. This will manually populate the
ID column and the let the row_id auto-populate the
row index values.
INSERT INTO @valid
SELECT 2 UNION ALL
SELECT 4 UNION ALL
SELECT 6 UNION ALL
SELECT 8 UNION ALL
Select the number of records that were affected
by the last SQL statement.
( @@RowCount ) AS [total_rows_inserted]
--- Add some more data, but don't count using @@RowCount.
--- This is to illustrate the total number of records in table.
INSERT INTO @valid
SELECT 12 UNION ALL
SELECT 14 UNION ALL
SELECT 16 UNION ALL
SELECT 18 UNION ALL
SELECT 20 UNION ALL
SELECT 22 UNION ALL
--- Output total number of rows in table.
SELECT COUNT(*) AS [total_rows_in_table] FROM @valid;
--- Select all records to validate the total count listed above
SELECT * FROM @valid;
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