SQL Server FOR EACH Loop

The Solution to SQL Server FOR EACH Loop is

SQL is primarily a set-orientated language - it's generally a bad idea to use a loop in it.

In this case, a similar result could be achieved using a recursive CTE:

with cte as
(select 1 i union all
 select i+1 i from cte where i < 5)
select dateadd(d, i-1, '2010-01-01') from cte

~ Answered on 2012-04-24 14:57:06

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