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System Databases Integrity Check & Full Backup

I have an SQL Server 2008 and for maintenance solutions I use Ola Hallengren scripts. Recently, out of 15 databases I have on this server, I made two changes in three of them (not system databases, ...
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Unstructured to Structured Data

This is highly a research based question about converting the unstructured textual data to structured data. Are there any systems or tools perform automated process of converting the unstructured data ...
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Disabling Checking of Schema On Function/Stored Procedure Creation

I'm trying to automate the process that executes changes to the SQL Server 2008 R2 database. The process I put in place drops and recreates my stored procedures and functions, as well as run scripts ...
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Is there a recommended for the database-to-DBA ratio? [closed]

We are now in a process of justifying the hiring of more staff for our DBA team. We have about 246 database instances. Not all of them are Oracle instances, some of them are PostgreSQL databases in ...
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How can i delete or clear log files in sql? [duplicate]

I would like to clear the space occupied by log files how to do that in an sql server
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How to get capacity specifications for a particular Oracle release?

How to get capacity specifications for new Oracle release(Oracle 11.2.0.4)? ie, information like How much schema we can create?, How much tables a schema can accommodate? How much rows total ...
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Can't access MySQL database with created user through dll

I have a web service that connects to a MySQL database from a dll, both of them are on the same machine. If I use the root user and password it will connect no problem but if I use a user that I ...
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If my Data, Log and Tempdb drives are on the same LUN, are they using 1 physical drive?

My SQL Server Data, Log and TempDB resides on different logical drives. But when I check the drive properties under Hardware tab, their location are located on the same Port, Bus, Target ID and LUN. ...
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Insufficient Privileges When Connect to SYS and SYSTEM [closed]

I have installed EBS VISION instance on my virtual machine. After installation from my windows machine I am able to connect to schemas such as APPS, HR, however, unable to connect to SYS and SYSTEM ...
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Get the sum of Total Churn_MTD(Current+2015+<2015) [duplicate]

how to declare 8 variables and get the total Sum,as you can see from the picture i created the 3 store procedures but dont know how to do the rest(Churn_MTD_Current_Year+Churn_MTD_Previous_Year+...
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How can I tell if a SQL Server database is still being used?

We're looking to decommission a SQL Server instance which has a couple databases still remaining on it. How can I tell if they are still being used by users or a web application? I found a forum ...
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Phpmyadmin not displaying table data

I have a table named "log", which basically stores error log for my php application. My application has database running on rds, and recently i had to delete logs from this table, so i downloaded a ...
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How to validate and upgrade my knowledge of SQL Server with MCSA [closed]

My story is that I am working now almost 10 years as an administrator, I deal with SQL Server and other IT stuff, most of my knowledge is self taught by reading books, dealings with problems and ...
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Can Oracle databases start automatically when Windows machine is booted/rebooted?

In one of my client machines every time Windows starts we have to start the Oracle database manually. Is there a solution/ command to start the database automatically when the machine is started/...
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pgbouncer 1.7 with TLS/SSL client and server connections

With settings borrowed from a similar server running Postgres 9.4.1 & pgbouncer 1.6.1, I have multiple users connecting to the database through pgbouncer on port 6543. I also have a second server ...
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Query other database's INFORMATION_SCHEMA tables

I have a shared database that stores procedures for all the other databases on the same server. This helps maintain one instance of a procedure rather than copying it across all databases. As long as ...
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Can I check the services currently running through SSMS?

I want to check which services has started and which has not by running a script/query on SSMS.
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Will transactional replication break if there is a heavy update/delete query run on the publisher DB

For these specifications: Publisher: (prod OLTP DB server) SQL Server 2005, database size : 220 GB also acts as the distributor Subscriber (Prod reporting DB server): SQL Server 2005, DB gets ...
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For a software application, does every workstation need database drivers?

really a just a newb question. In the case of something like an enterprise system for a company, where end-users are executing continuous reads and writes to a database, it does not appear that in ...
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Create user to monitor database activity on Postgres

Postgres 9.3 Debian 7 I want to create a monitor user called monitor that the only permission is to run queries to monitor all the database activity. I created the user and it can select from ...
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Database Corruption - object in sys.parameters does not have a matching row in sys.objects

I'm using SQL Server 2008 R2 and I have a strange db corruption. I ran dbcc check db and the output is: Attribute (object_id=1096186) of row (object_id=1096186,parameter_id=1) in sys.parameters ...
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What is the best way to reduce the size of ibdata in mysql?

I have some Production servers whose ibdata files increases in size day by day. It has already consumed 290GB of space. The tables in the servers are mostly InnoDB and there are high read and write ...
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Mysql - Each mysql database with its own user?

I developed a web app in which each company that registers on the app gets its own database with its own mysql-user credentials. Is this approach fine OR can I use one master mysql-user account to ...
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“Unknown table engine 'innodb'” error after changing my.cnf

I am getting "Unknown table engine 'innodb'" for some query after changing my my.cnf. I have reverted the old my.cnf and restarted mysql and now I can see innodb. Could you please help me figure out ...
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What does a DBA have to know about SSAS?

I've seen a lot of material covering the business aspect of SSAS, but not really much about the important aspects of administration and management. From the point of view of administering an instance ...
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Database Schema for Blank Database is large. 20MB

Is it normal for blank databases with just schema to be large? Or is there a way that I can reduce the size of the initial database?
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Will a primary key be added as a clustered index?

I've inherited a database where no primary keys were defined on the tables. There are also no clustered indexes assigned to the tables. If I perform an alter table to assign a primary key will this ...
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Help with some references [closed]

Kind help if anyone has detailed of what a amstrong database are and how are they useful any current important changes in this field or advice on where I may get info in which forum any link
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Replication : Delete from Master Database

Is it possible to delete certain data from Master Database and retain that data in the slave ? For, example I want to delete data of before 5 years from master. And I'm sure that data is not being ...
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How to clean up transaction logs in production database [duplicate]

My stored procedure when executed on server machine takes nearly 1hr but when executed in my local it takes 1 minute. So when I check the log file, its size was near to 65 GB. Guess these logs are ...
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Manage clone of Production MongoDB on UAT env

I have mongodb (v2.4.9) replication setup on AWS ec2. I have one primary and 2 secondary for Production environment. The db size is around 80 GB and i am maintaining a snapshot of primary db server ...
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how to recover everything from ibdata in mysql

I lost all my databases files after my hard disk was broken, In a way or another I got ibdata files the size for the file is 4GB.After replacing log files and files and type innodb_force_recovery=6 in ...
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How to delete millions of records from table

I am using postgree 9.4 database and I have a table snapshots with 700+ million rows and I want to delete about 9 million rows. I have tried different queries to delete records, but no success. Query ...
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Database not able to startup showing control file is inconsistent with another

Our windows server 2008 R2 is shutdown due to power failure. When I am trying to startup Oracle 11g database its shows an error. SQL> startup ORA-01081: cannot start already-running ORACLE - shut ...
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DBCC CHECKIDENT ('table name', RESEED, 20000) not working

When I run the script DBCC CHECKIDENT ('table name', RESEED, 20000) the output of the message is Checking identity information: current identity value '200000', current column value '...
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Correcting French Characters in MySQL

I Have a huge MySQL table with a long list of charities. Some of the charities have French characters in them which appear incorrectly. For example I'm getting uppercase 'É' instead of 'é' in the ...
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Account AppUser not able to access SQL Server Agent job “AppSQLAgentJob”

I have added appUser to SQLAgentUserRole and have granted him below permissions grant execute on dbo.sp_start_job to appuser ; When I am trying to run AppSQLAgentJob, I am getting following error "...
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I Don't have PFILE or SPFILE just have a backup of init.ora and database is down

I have lost PFILE and don't have backup also, just have a backup of init.ora and database is down and not starting up. Does init.ora backup is useful? If yes then how to use it to create pfile or to ...
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How to bucketize using Query optimal bucketization algorithm

I am trying to implement query optimal bucketization algorithm (QOB). The input of the algorithm is D=(V,F) where V is the value of the attribute and F is the frequency of occurrence. For EXAMPLE D = ...
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Mysql 5.5.25 must be restarted to connect

We have MySQL v5.5.25 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. Occasionally people are unable to connect, and the only way we have found to fix this is to restart the mysql service. This happens every 2-3 ...
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what is the consequence of setting enableQueryTimeouts to FALSE?

MySQL Connector-J has a property enableQueryTimeouts which is TRUE by default. However, in the documentation it is mentioned as : When enabled, query timeouts set via Statement.setQueryTimeout() ...
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What are the consequences of enabling slow_query_log and flushing the cache on mysql?

I have a large database that is performing poorly recently. I want to enable the slow_query_log to investigate the queries and flushing the cache but I need to know what are the consequences of doing ...
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Oracle Error ORA-15042 when trying to mount a diskgroup

everybody. I am having some troubles mounting my DATA diskgroup. I am getting this error: Mounting Disk Group DATA failed with the following message: ORA-15032: not all alterations performed ORA-...
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How to remove identity specification for multiple tables

I am having total 109 table in Database and now i am migrating to Amazon server with identity insert and now i want to remove auto increment column specification for all tables. How set auto increment ...
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What architecture is best to store a large 3 dimensional array in MySQL?

I am looking to create a large 3 dimensional database in MySQL. The structure will basically be a standard MySQL table, with a time component / dimension added. See the following analogy: { x, y, ...
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Replication DB move

I have 2TB of DB involved in SQL Server transactional replication. I want to move publisher DB files to a newer disk with minimum amount of downtime and without breaking replication. Please let me ...
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After disabling replication, should I disable binary logging?

I have a master-slave setup currently but am going to remove the replication DB server. The DBs are running on MySQL 5.6. I have a couple of questions about removing the replication: 1) I have read ...
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mySQL Data loading: Better to column map or INSERT SELECT INTO ETL?

I've got 125 csv files to upload into a database. The files are typically ~200K rows and 30 columns. In order to make the data more relational I was going to column map during LOAD DATA INFILE ...
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Movement of Standby database from one location to another location

Looking for help on below mentioned process We are planning to move the standby database from Location A to Location B. I need your help to move this database using lift and drop method, by ...
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How do you GRANT SELECT on hidden resource database mssqlsystemresource?

I get an error when I run this query: SELECT dependencies.referencing_id as object_id, dependencies.referencing_minor_id as column_id, dependencies.referenced_id AS ...