The discipline of Operational and Architectural Management of Database Systems.

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Small sample database for practicing database administration?

I'm looking for a portable sample database that can be created from a script has a simple ER model has little data for database administration practicing purposes. I know that there is e.g. ...
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Pentaho 4.4 Database connectivity issue

I am getting the following in one of my transformations. I am trying to extract data from SQL server and pushing to mongodb. 2014/04/03 13:11:10 - EMPLOYEE TABLE Input.0 - linenr 700000 2014/04/03 ...
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How to change the domain name or IP address in mysql database in every tables

I was using Openfire chat server in Ubuntu, whose IP address was 192.168.1.15. Then, I wanted to move it to other ip (192.168.1.55), so i took a backup of my database. The database I was using is ...
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Should I use SQL Azure to store product descriptions and links to images in Azure Blob

For an html/Css/JQuery public Azure website to be coded using Zurb Foundation html5 responsive framework, I'd like to use SQL Azure (web edition) to store product descriptions and links to images that ...
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Optimizing large MySQL SELECT WHERE IN clauses

How can the following SELECT WHERE IN case be optimized? I have a table with over 100 million rows with only 3 columns. The primary key (col1) is a 127 varchar. I am performing a SELECT col1 WHERE ...
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Images, PDF, audio and video files in MySQL

I am designing a database for an eCommerce website. How can I store images, audio, video and PDF files which are uploaded from the online users, in a MySQL database? I am using the InnoDB storage ...
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cronjob(script) that sends(mail x) the query co-ordinator SID whenever parallels are invoked in queries

i am a junior dba im looking for help with a shell script that needs to be put in the crontab(which runs every 15min) which sends(via mail x) the query coordinator session id(SID) and other details ...
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DB2 9.7 LUW - How do I SET SESSION_USER when I am DBADM,SECADM?

Based on a previous question I have asked, I am attempting to work on a solution as recommended by mustaccio's answer, whereby I have another ID to create my DDL objects. I have been trying to follow ...
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Designating databases to certain CPUs

SQL Server 2012. AlwaysOn Cluster with two nodes, each has 4 cores We are consolidating SQL server instances and moving bunch of databases from various locations to a single cluster which has two ...
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Reliability of Scimore embedded database

I currently use SQLite for some applications that need a light embedded database. These apps use multiple processes that access the same database. For concurrent write access this is cumbersome. We ...
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How to diagnose what is causing DB timeouts [closed]

I'm a web developer which currently has the joy of managing a client website that is still using Classic ASP that uses SQL Server 2000. The code is quite old and in the process of been updated to a ...
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Undo Deleted Records [duplicate]

My Database has Full BackUp Plan on Every Morning on 01:00 Am. Today I came to work and Deleted all of the Records in a table by mistake in sql server management Studio by running this command delete ...
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Give every user 3 default 'bookmark' entries

I've got a table users and a table bookmarks. The table bookmarks obviously contains pages the user wants easy access too. But, there's a new requirement now: every user gets 3 unmutable bookmarks. ...
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Can a connection's prepared statements be altered by Postgres's admin functionality? [closed]

I am trying to tamper proof as best as possible a peer to peer application. I am concerned that the prepared statements will be altered. Can the Postgres admin alter a connection's prepared ...
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Max function and group by getting differenet count [closed]

Statement 1 : Select Load_Date , Count(*) Last_Count From <Table_Name> group by Load_Date; Statement 2 : Select max(Load_Date) , Count(*) Last_Count From <TABLE_NAME>; Statement 1 ...
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Inserting data into multiple tables

For my system, students are required to create a user account by completing a registration form (personal, contact and course details; also username and password). I need to collect registration data ...
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Open Transaction that won't go away SPID Ns

There is a transaction that has been open on this instance since it was restarted and is preventing us from clearing the ldf. Here is the transaction information: Transaction information for ...
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How many tables will be there in Magento 1.8 [closed]

I just started using Magento with 1500 products and I saw the DB size is about 150MB and when I looked at the tables, the count is 250 tables. Is it normal? Should I worry about anything? I host ...
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Large NOT IN Statement vs Creating/Populating Temp Table

I have a large daily data feed which can contain up to around 5,000 ID's. I need to delete all pre-existing records in the DB that are not referenced in the new feed. Should I create a temporary table ...
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SQL Server 2012 Unable to Utilize Defined Amount of Locks

So I've been beating my head against the wall for two days about this and I can't find a solution. I'm running a script to stage a large amount of data. This script requires roughly 35 million locks ...
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Plugin 'FEDERATED' is disabled

Im trying to start Mysql using easyPHP : the response is an alert window to a log file. The main error is <-- Plugin 'FEDERATED' is disabled -->. Through my research on internet i found that the ...
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Oracle: Replace corrupted first datafile

A datafile associated with a tablespace has been corrupted (got truncated to size 0). I don't mind losing the data, because I have a full DB dump which I can import. Now I want to replace this ...
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TSQL- Column DataType Length

Can anyone please explain me the below one. I used the below query in getting the table columns info, but the max length seems to be x*2 of the actual col length. I mean if I have a col with datatype ...
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How to upgrade MySQL (5.5) production DB to 5.6 with minimal downtime

Our existing Database size around 200GB. We want to use consistent, parallel backups methods. For testing, I migrated my Development DB from 5.5 to 5.6 by running mysqldump with option ...
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Free up disk space on sql server

Assuming I have a sql database server with disk space as follows: D Drive: 10GB (For the MDF file) E Drive: 10GB (For the LDF file) And I have only one database on the server with the following ...
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Is DBCC SHOWFILESTATS an accurate way to see unused space?

We have a few tables each with near 100 million rows of data. A co-worker has these tables setup with partitions based on a date field. Our disk space is starting to run low and knowing that ...
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compare file-based systems and a relational database

I don't know the exact difference of both can you please compare file-based systems and a relational database?
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How to create trigger with NOT FOR REPLICATION

I tried adding "NOT FOR REPLICATION " in many parts in the below code but ended up in the below code. I searched a lot for an example where I can see how its done with a trigger. Can any one show me ...
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MS SQL Server Cumulative Updates - Best Practices

I'm trying to get an idea of what recommended best practices are for the SQL Server Cumulative Updates. Currently, we run on the idea of "do nothing unless an issue fixed by the CU is one we ...
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Why does second instance of database not open?

SQL> startup ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area 3841982464 bytes Fixed Size 2025392 bytes Variable Size 788531280 bytes Database Buffers ...
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Mysql to Oracle communication

I have a website running with php and mysql on Centos(Amazon instance). The newly brought ERP(to be integrated with existing system) uses Oracle as db(located on a separate Windows Server). The orders ...
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Way to run SQLCMD without storing password in text format

Is there a way to run sqlcmd from a batch file where I don't want to store the password in plain text format. I have done some research and found the system variables method(store password in system ...
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PHP SQLite Admin is running on PHP 5.4

I tried phpsqliteadmin But it doesn't seem to work anymore on PHP 5.4. There are several alternatives, but none of them seems to be "The One" that is maintained and widely used. Is there a standard ...
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How to skip already created table while importing dump file in MySql

Is there any way to skip already created tables while importing ? I am trying to import 2GB of database using command prompt but the operation is aborted by mistake. Now if i will do the import again ...
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How to configure data collection in SQL Server 2012?

In SSMS of SQL Server 2012 Enterprise on Windows Server R2 Standard, each time I am trying to set sub-option "On demand" of option "Non-cached - Collect and upload data on the same schedule" of Data ...
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Archive Logs not applied on Primary Database

I have a oracle database and some archive logs in the primary database have not been applied. When I run SELECT THREAD#, SEQUENCE#, APPLIED FROM V$ARCHIVED_LOG order by SEQUENCE# I get the following ...
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Software Engineers and DBAs [closed]

What are main differences between Database Administrators and Software Engineers? To what extent should a Software Engineer know the details of the underlying database? Where is the border between ...
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Oracle 9i Low performance on Windows Server Enterprise 2003

I'm facing some problems with performance with my Oracle database running on a virtual machine with Microsoft Windows Server Enterprise 2003 with 8GB RAM. It works pretty well after the database is ...
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Oracle 12c in-memory option

I've been told that there's an oracle in-memory option for 12c and that it uses columnar compression to get some great query speeds. I'd like to leverage it for some business intelligence stuff. I've ...
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823 errors on tempdb

Have a couple Fiber channel SAN-attached cluster servers which have been intermittently reporting errors like: 2012-05-09 16:31:54.13 spid74 Error: 823, Severity: 24, State: 2. 2012-05-09 ...
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Way to ensure just one connection to a DB2 database

Let's suppose a database with a bad security design, say everyone access to the database with a user with DBADM or SYSADM authority, and also, there could be only username for everyone (i.e. ...
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Moving the IBM Informix IFMXDATA directory to another machine

I'm a total newbie when it comes to Informix DBs, and I'm stuck with what looks like files that contain an Informix database. I'd like to know if it's possible to add or import these files into an ...
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Uninstalling Oracle Database Products: Which & How to?

Long time reader, first time poster. For our client's project we are using Oracle 11g. It's a simple C# web application so we are using Oracle's most basic components. Now my project team has been ...
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“zip” a mySQL (phpMyAdmin) database [duplicate]

I've created a large database on my local WAMP webserver. I would like to send that database with all tables and table data to another computer. Is this possible? mySQL ver: 5.5.15 PHP ver: ...
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What is the advantages of using auto_increment in database as primary key over set of attributes?

I have table as CREATE TABLE circle ( circle_id int(11) auto_increment primary key not null, user_id int (11) not null, title varchar(255) collate utf8_general_ci not null ); CREATE ...
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How can I enable logging for a single function in PostgreSQL?

I want to log the whole function runtime for a single particular function in PostgreSQL? Is this possible? The value of log_min_duration_statement = 3000 in postgresql.conf and I've tried to do: ...
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how many 'text' column a table could have in mysql? I have this error “Row size too large (> 8126).”

I'm working on a application which is kinda complex to explain how it works. But this is the situation I'm in, ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ FIELD1 ...
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Maintenance plan using external tool to execute query and stored procedures giving off no results

My situation is as follows: I am using a third party tool (VisualCron) to run stored procedures and sql queries on several database servers. The stored procedures are from http://ola.hallengren.com/ ...
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Shared emails in a database [closed]

We lost our database administrator over a year ago - and even then she was promoted into the job internally and sort of learned on the job. Basically I say this to establish that strong data standards ...
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Recover innodb database from ibdata1 and *.frm files only

I have a problem on my server. I had a hard disk error on my server, and I restarted it. After that, I started wamp server software, but mysql services were not started. I checked all mysql data, ...