SQL Tip: Find Table(s) Having A Particular Column

This SQL query is my savior for a long time now. Thought I would just share it with all budding SQL developers. Q: How to find the table(s) which contain a particular column which I know? A: Below is the query that would do the trick. SELECT name FROM sys.objects WHERE object_id IN ( SELECT object_id FROM sys.columns WHERE name = [ columnname ] --Column which you would want to locate ) This query will return all tables which contains the specific column. And this query also would save your time immensely ...read more
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