Steps to Save/Store file into Database

You can use the below scripts to store/save the file into SQL Server database table. Please note it is not recommended to store file into database. You can store the file on file system and path in the database.

use sqlDBPool
--documents table will store files into varbinary field
--drop table documents
create table documents
	documentID int identity(1,1),
	doctype char(5),
	document varbinary(max)

--script to store/save document into table
insert into documents 
 Select 'xls', (SELECT * FROM OPENROWSET(BULK N'C:\JSpace\book1.xls', SINGLE_BLOB) AS document) document

select * from documents

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