— Dynamically builds T-SQL statements for retrieving all the records
— from all the tables in all user databases
— SQL Server versions supported: SQL Server 2000 or later
@command1=”IF DB_ID(‘?’) > 4 print ‘use ?;'”,
@command2=”IF DB_ID(‘?’) > 4 SELECT ‘SELECT * FROM [‘+TABLE_SCHEMA+’.’+TABLE_NAME+’]’ FROM ?.INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES”
- In Query Window in SSMS, right click – Results To: Results to Text
- Run the above query and you will get “SELECT *” statements for each column of each table in each user database (Database ID > 4). By executing the produced code you get all the data records.
Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Author, and a 9 Times Microsoft Data Platform MVP (2009-2018). He has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry in various roles. Artemakis is the founder of SQLNetHub and TechHowTos.com. Artemakis is the creator of the well-known software tools Snippets Generator and DBA Security Advisor. Also, he is the author of many eBooks on SQL Server. Artemakis currently serves as the President of the Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) and the International .NET Association Country Leader for Cyprus (INETA).