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SQL PUZZLE | Fetch ALL attributes & values dynamically from XML? | Advanced SQL

In this you have to go through the XML and get all the attributes names and values without providing the node names. Please see the sample input and expected output.

Sample-1

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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<Gate specVersion="3.20">
	<User UserId="PawanWithSQLServer">
	<MyMethods>
		<Method type="Cell">3264532</Method>
		<Method type="Email">Pawan@MSBISKills.com</Method>
		<Method type="WebSite">MSBISKills.com</Method>
		<Method type="Fax"></Method>		
	</MyMethods>
	</User>
</Gate>

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Expected output-1

Nm Vals
specVersion 3.20
UserId PawanWithSQLServer
type Cell
type Email
type WebSite
type Fax

Script – DDL and INSERT sample data

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DECLARE @XML AS XML = '<?xml version="1.0"?>
<Gate specVersion="3.20">
	<User UserId="PawanWithSQLServer">
	<MyMethods>
		<Method type="Cell">3264532</Method>
		<Method type="Email">Pawan@MSBISKills.com</Method>
		<Method type="WebSite">MSBISKills.com</Method>
		<Method type="Fax"></Method>		
	</MyMethods>
	</User>
</Gate>'

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SOLUTION – 1

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DECLARE @XML AS XML = '<?xml version="1.0"?>
<Gate specVersion="3.20">
	<User UserId="PawanWithSQLServer">
	<MyMethods>
		<Method type="Cell">3264532</Method>
		<Method type="Email">Pawan@MSBISKills.com</Method>
		<Method type="WebSite">MSBISKills.com</Method>
		<Method type="Fax"></Method>		
	</MyMethods>
	</User>
</Gate>'

DECLARE @m TABLE  (Xmls XML)
INSERT INTO @m SELECT @XML
SELECT
		p.value('local-name(.)', 'VARCHAR(100)') As Nm,
		p.value('.','NVARCHAR(MAX)') As Vals		
FROM @XML.nodes('//node()//@*') AS u(p)

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Output – 1

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Nm                       Vals
------------------------ -------------------------
specVersion              3.20
UserId                   PawanWithSQLServer
type                     Cell
type                     Email
type                     WebSite
type                     Fax

(6 rows affected)

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Enjoy 🙂

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