Shred That XML

Kevin Feasel

2016-09-30

T-SQL

Steve Jones has an intro-level post on shredding an extended event to get to the relevant portion:

I was playing with some Extended Events recently. If you haven’t tried, I’d encourage you to do so. However, working with XML is not my favorite. I know I can get the GUI in SSMS 16.x to show me events, but I sometimes want to query.

Here was my quick adventure in XML and XQUERY. I should know this stuff better, but I think I’m working with XML so rarely that I’m constantly re-learning things.

Read on for the code.

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