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DB_ID Function

Posted By: Sarita Patel     Category: SQL Server     Views: 4155

This article explains about DB_ID function in sql server with examples.

DB_ID function is used to get database identification number.


Syntax of DB_ID Function :

DB_ID ( [ 'database_name' ] )

database_name is a database name. It is an optional parameter. It is of type nvarchar.

Return type of DB_ID function is smallint.



Examples of DB_ID Function :

Example 1 : Use of DB_ID function to get id of database in select clause

SELECT DB_ID('Northwind')

Output
10

Above example returns id for Northwind database.
  
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