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Auto incrementing a column based on another

I have an application which generates invoice_id's. These id's need to be unique. The issue is that a client can have more than one invoice depending on what plan they are on. It could be 2, 3 or 4. ...
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Recovering mysql innodb table from table.ibd backup file

Just practising DB disaster recovery. As per our back up policy, we do complete disk image back ups every half an hour (on our slave server). Now for a scenario, where some how a table has been ...
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what are the prerequisite for installing oracle 11gr2

I have windows 2008 R2 sever and I want install oracle 11gr2 on this server. So any one tell me what are the prerequisite tools for install oracle 11gr2 like as a jdk and ect...
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Design of user database and basic authentication process [closed]

I want to know if somebody can give me very briefly information describing the design of a user database and the basic authentication process please? Thank you
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How to export Oracle database without data

I want export my Oracle database with its structure such as tables, schema, users, tablespaces, datafiles and everything but without the contained data.
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Where to start with Oracle?

This question only needs one answer: a list of great resources for getting started with Oracle, including Database Administration, PL/SQL and SQL. You may find your question has been closed as a ...
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Database design for an E-commerce website

I am new to database design. I am designing a database for an E-commerce website, there are a lot of products to be updated, but while designing for product specification table I do not understand ...
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Chicken and egg problem with JOIN tables and memberships

So I'm having a problem where users are able to access certain models that depend on a join model that doesn't exist at the time of the access. Quick overview of the use case: Basic school ...
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PostgreSQL Streaming Replication Tools - Windows

Is there any clusterware available for PostgreSQL clusters running on Windows OS? I'm specifically interested in automatic failover and STONITH functionality. I've done a fairly extensive Google ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 : LDF file size not increasing

I am using SQL Server 2008 R2. I have a table statDB of 100 GB in primary filegroup. I have created a secondary filegroup in same database (Lab1) and created a table copyStatDB. Now I start copy ...
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How to make PostgreSQL default_tablespace work properly?

My question is, "Why isn't database 'screwy' created in tablespace 'screwy'? I made the following script, with it's output following, to show the problem I am having : #!/bin/bash # export ...
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Historical dbcc checkdb results

Is there a better way of accessing historical dbcc checkdb result history (if output logging was not used at runtime) than xp_readErrorLog? EXEC xp_readErrorLog {0-20}, 1, N'CHECKDB'; SQL Server ...
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What is the difference between Used and Allocated space?

I am learning Database operations and I have found a couple of resources online that have given me a loose understanding, but I still couldn't explain the difference myself. Explain like I am five ...
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Best practice for when the ideal number of columns is unknown

I'm currently making a MySQL database to list products for an e-commerce site. Each product will have several sizes available which will each have their own dimensions and measurements (e.g. length, ...
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MySQL NDBcluster 7.3 limitation on Table Joining in a single SQL statement

I am a novice user of Mysql database and recently my company is evaluating MySQL Cluster for its shared nothing architecture and synchronised replication. However my colleagues informed me that the ...
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Need a way to prevent log shipping from kicking users out

We have SQL Server 2012. A service we use requires us to use log shipping, however we are tired of having users being kicked offline every 15 minutes. Are there any creative ways to get around this ...
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MySql InnoDB tables are missing after restarting

I had a MySql database with a few InnoDB tables. After restarting the server, and starting MySql Server again, I connected to the MySql Server using MySql Workbench, and couldn't see the database at ...
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Multi Source replication on single slave having multiple instances MySQL

i had 1 instance of mysql 5.6 on one server A (Slave S) 1 Mysql installed on server B ( Master M1) 1 MySql installed on server C ( Master M2 ) At Slave end : I have created one more instance by ...
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Fill the 5th table with 3 other tables data in LibreOffice

I have 5 tables primary key foreign key felh(felh_id, felh_nev) gepek(gepid, felh_id, gep_nev) lic(lic_id, lic_k, lic_l, lic_db, gep_id) pr(pr_id, pr_n, pr_vr, lic_id) haszn(haszn_id, gep_id, pr_id, ...
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Troubleshooting Memory-Pressure on SQL Server with 80+Gb RAM

I have a SQL Server cluster with 80+Gb of RAM and multiple production enterprise databases and applications running. We are encountering memory-pressure errors and are trying to troubleshoot what's ...
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Why am I able to query a remote database without a dblink?

While researching a security concern, I discovered that users are able to query a remote database without the need of a dblink. However, this was only true for databases that had no value for ...
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should we keep the log file or the data file on the fastest drive?

SSD = solid state drive We have a specific question about tempDB performance on server CRM01 (Marketing CRM server - running large queries): On CRM01, tempDB data and log files reside on the solid ...
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Oracle OEM provisioning and patching

What is meant by Oracle provisioning and patching?, how can we do RAC cluster upgrades and patching using this in OEM ?
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Upgrade to SQL Server 2012 [closed]

We are currently running SQL Server 2008 Standard edition, 4 processors / 16-core and 32 GB RAM. In the last 3 months number of requests per week raised from 11.1 millions to 72.1 million and the ...
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Understanding the usage of version store in tempdb

We are trying to analyze the growth of tempdb on one of our SQL server 2005 Ent SP4. I know tempdb would need the space depending upon the transactions, and how queries are designed to use it. We ...
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Migrating Oracle 9i database to MySql database on a different Windows Server

I need to migrate my Oracle 9i database with all its tables from windows server 2003 to MySql on another Windows Server 2012. The oracle database is connected to Visual Studio web project. I have ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manager - Where do I find the error logs?

I'm not familiar with oracle management. The problem is when I try to connect to the enterprise manager through the Web browser I get this error: In english: "Internal Error has occurred. Check ...
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Multiple datasets from multiple applications [closed]

I have been working with different application such as STATA, SPSS, Excel and R for data analyses of health population. Because each program has different features that I need, I'm looking for advice ...
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What exactly is binding in DB2?

I recently crossed over from being a Java developer to an actual DBA in our company. I am learning the ropes, so to speak, about being a DBA (which is actually somewhat of a new position for our ...
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All actions denied on MS SQL Server on Go Daddy Hosting

i have a website hosted on GoDaddy and I need to create a database for it. So headed to the Databases section and created a MS SQL Database then on my local pc I tried to access the database via SQL ...
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`chown -R` equivalent for PostgreSQL

We occasionally have the problem that, when upgrading some software and database, inexperienced (or overworked, not excluding myself) sysadmins (we don’t have separate DBAs except for Oracle) run the ...
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Root Remove Remote % host. My SQL

So i accidentally made it so root can be accessed anywhere remotely how do i revoke the % privilege. Using mysql. +-----------+ | host | +-----------+ | % | | 127.0.0.1 | | ::1 | | ...
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SQL Server 2012 - How to Remove Partition on Publisher but not Subscriber?

Is it possible to setup partitioning on a SQL Server 2012 publisher table, so that older data can be removed without affecting the same table on a subscriber table? Table exists on Database A (SQL ...
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Accidentally change database name (SQL Server 2008)

It didn't happen to me YET. But I was thinking about this. I was messing around with my training environment, and by mistake I clicked in the database name, and then I touched the letter A. Let's ...
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Sql Server Service Pack Update Notifications

Is there any option in Sql Server to enable notifications from Microsoft in a way that it sends us emails every time a new service pack is released? I have multiple servers with different versions of ...
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Looking for application which will provide to determine project database growth and cost per day or month

I am using SQL Server 2008 for product development Currently application is live with 20 users now if I want to check how my database is growing and how much it will grow in month or year projection ...
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Listener.ora Location

What is the location of the Listener.Ora file in Windows OS? I need to edit that file and I am not able to locate where it is.
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Linked Server vs. Ad Hoc (OpenRowset / OpenDatasource) Distributed Queries

I have an application which needs to grab data from different clients' databases that reside at the client's location. So alongside their normal details such as company name, address etc, I also store ...
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SQL Server Job Database name

I am trying to find and write a query for what database is affected by a SQL Server job. I have checked the following: Get a list of SQL Server Agent Jobs and SQL Server Agent Tables and have been ...
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With LocalAdmin become sysadmin SQL Server

I am a local Admin on my machine. Same old thing, my account wasnt added when SQL Server was installed, and I don't want to have to reinstall SQL Server. I went through this blog and it worked until ...
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Managing logs generated by user

I am developing a web app for my client and there is a section which displays the changes made in the application by any of the user. This section is known as log.It basically stores and displays the ...
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'Use <database> ' statement not executing T-SQL

Okay, this seems funny for a simple script: but I really need this small piece to execute well. DECLARE @dbName NVARCHAR(50) SET @dbName = 'rx_lab' DECLARE @SQL02 NVARCHAR(MAX) SET @SQL02 = 'USE ['+ ...
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Create Database and LCK_M_S

We are experiencing issues when creating a database in the SSMS GUI in that sometimes it times out complaining that it could not get an exclusive lock on the Model database. Other times the database ...
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Partially contained databases and Windows Logins - best practices?

In versions of SQL Server prior to 2012, in order for anyone to log in to a database using Windows credentials, you first had to create a server-level login, them map that login to a user for each ...
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Merge MySQL tables without data repetition

My situation is this: I have several DIFFERENT tables in my MySQL database with the same name columns. Such tables can contain (or not) the same data. What I need to do is a kind of "merge" between ...
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Feasibility of Automated and Continuous Performance Tuning in the future [closed]

First a quick background: I'm a software developer, not a DBA and have been developing for more than 10 years. Recently I had to optimize a stored procedure and had to run execution plans, ...
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Column based replication in mysql 5.6

I want to do column based replication which means: In my server, I have table T1 in which columns are A, B, C, D, E I want to replicate this table on different server in mysql 5.6 only, but with ...
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String to timestamp in datastage 9.1.2

Apologies for asking a question that I suppose is very basic. I'm just starting out with Streams. I'm trying to read a sequential files containing a timestamp field and a value field, like this: ...
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Data compression within Internal Tables in SQL server 2008R2

We are doing downgrade from enterprise to standard for couple of servers which are not using any enterprise features: For one of our TFS(Team foundation server) database TFS_resx, when we ran ...
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Accessing database from a number of servers

I have a few servers that access a database, and I was wondering what is the best way to handle access to the database. Is it secure that each server will be able to access the database, or should I ...