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Another one for you guys, i have this on oracle:
SELECT SUBSTR('JOHN SCOTT JUNIOR',1,instr('JOHN SCOTT JUNIOR',' ',1,1) )
FROM dual;
SELECT SUBSTR('JOHN SCOTT JUNIOR',instr('JOHN SCOTT JUNIOR',' ',-1,2)+1,instr('JOHN SCOTT JUNIOR',' ',-1,1)-instr('JOHN SCOTT JUNIOR',' ',-1,2) )
FROM dual;
SELECT SUBSTR('JOHN SCOTT JUNIOR',INSTR('JOHN SCOTT JUNIOR',' ',-1,1)+1 )
FROM dual;
 
RESULTS
SUBSTR('JOHNSCOTTJUNIOR',1,INSTR('JOHNSCOTTJUNIOR','',1,1)) 
----------------------------------------------------------- 
JOHN 
                                                       
SUBSTR('JOHNSCOTTJUNIOR',INSTR('JOHNSCOTTJUNIOR','',-1,2)+1,INSTR('JOHNSCOTTJUNIOR','',-1,1)-INSTR('JOHNSCOTTJUNIOR','',-1,2)) 
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
SCOTT
                                                                                                                          
SUBSTR('JOHNSCOTTJUNIOR',INSTR('JOHNSCOTTJUNIOR','',-1,1)+1) 
------------------------------------------------------------ 
JUNIOR
I need to do this exact thing on SQL SERVER can anyone point me in the right direction?
Tags: SQL, SQL-Server, Oracle

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