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Concatenate many rows into a single text string using SQL Server 2008

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The following code is used to concatenate many rows into a single text string with comma separated using SQL Server COALESCE function.

My table format is like this:


I need output like this:

"RAM, GURU, Sundar, Shyam, Inba, Kalai"

I use the following query:

DECLARE @Names VARCHAR(8000)  
SELECT @Names = COALESCE(@Names + ', ', '') + Name FROM People


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