INSERT INTO archives ( select '1', a.*, <timestamp> from LIVETABLE a)

Michael Schutte
Admin Professional
Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 03/24/2008 10:55:01 AM:

Good Morning All,

I'm having a brain cramp this morning and hope that someone can give
me a hand with an SQL statement. I have done it in the past, but
the for the life of me can't remember how I did it.

I have two tables that has a set of fields in it. At the end of the
day, I want to run a routine that will move said data to an archives
table and append some additional data to it - a plant code and a

So my LIVETABLE table structure is:
- style
- static
- combined

And my ARCHIVES table is defined as:
- plantcode
- style
- static
- combined
- insert_date

So in effect, when I move the data from the live table to the
archives table, I want to do something like this:

INSERT INTO archives ('1', select * from LIVETABLE, <timestamp>)

Where the first field is a static column and the last will be a

Any ideas?



Brian Piotrowski
Assistant Mgr. - I.T.
Simcoe Parts Service, Inc.
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