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Write (Database Engine)


THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Write writes out a binary representation of SqlHierarchyId to the passed-in BinaryWriter. Write cannot be called by using Transact-SQL. Use CAST or CONVERT instead.

void Write( BinaryWriter w ) 

A BinaryWriter object to which the binary representation of this hierarchyid node will be written out.

CLR return type:void

Write is used internally by SQL Server when it is necessary, such as when loading data from a hierarchyid column. Write is also called internally when a conversion is done between hierarchyid and varbinary.

MemoryStream stream = new MemoryStream();
BinaryWriter bw = new BinaryWriter(stream);
byte[] encoding = stream.ToArray();

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