search for column name in sql db when i don't know which table it is in
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sql server search column name in all tables

user8315

SELECT      COLUMN_NAME AS 'ColumnName'
            ,TABLE_NAME AS  'TableName'
FROM        INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS
WHERE       COLUMN_NAME LIKE '%MyName%'
ORDER BY    TableName
            ,ColumnName;

get all tables with column name sql

user6382

SELECT      c.name  AS 'ColumnName'
            ,t.name AS 'TableName'
FROM        sys.columns c
JOIN        sys.tables  t   ON c.object_id = t.object_id
WHERE       c.name LIKE '%MyName%'
ORDER BY    TableName
            ,ColumnName;

search for column name in sql db when i don't know which table it is in

user911

Select * from  INFORMATION_SCHEMA.COLUMNS
where COLUMN_NAME LIKE '%MyName%'