ISJSON() – Verifies that the input text has valid JSON data
JSON_VALUE() – Extracts scalar value from the JSON text.
JSON_QUERY() – Extracts an object or array from the JSON text.
However there might be scenarios where you might need to manipulate/modify the JSON string. In SQL Server 2016, there is a new function named JSON_MODIFY which will assist you to modify the value of a property in the JSON string and return the modified string.
Let us now see a demonstration of the JSON_MODIFY() function –
When you execute the query above, you would find that the JSON_MODIFY function will successfully modify the Zip field of the Person object from 24153 to 35043 —
With this blog post, I have completed writing about the 4 new JSON functions introduced in SQL Server 2016.
Stay tuned to learn about more features of SQL Server 2016 and how it has been nothing less than a revelation in itself.