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Login failed for user - Error 18456 - Severity 14, State 38

Message that SQL Server Log File Viewer shows: Login failed for user [User] Error: 18456, Severity: 14, State 38 What it actually means: Failed to open the explicitly specified database My ...
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Safe way to truncate SQL Server Error Log

We are running out of space. What is the safe way to clear the error log?
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Getting “ORA-00942: table or view does not exist” while table does exist

I'm fairly new to Oracle database. I have installed Oracle Database 11g R2 on Oracle Linux 6. I have successfully created a new database with dbca and connected to the database using: $ sqlplus "/ as ...
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AlwaysOn Availability Group error after Windows Update in environment without a failover cluster

Our SQL Server service was down this morning which brought down some of our websites. When I went to check the Windows Event Viewer I saw the following errors: Script level upgrade for database '...
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Wait on the Database Engine recovery handle failed. Check the SQL Server error log for potential causes

I try installing SQL2008R2 - SQL2012 - sql2014 2014-07-17 16:31:16.00 spid14s Error: 17190, Severity: 16, State: 1. 2014-07-17 16:31:16.00 spid14s Initializing the FallBack certificate failed ...
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Server requested authentication method unknown to the client [mysql_old_password]

Warning: PDO::__construct(): The server requested authentication method unknown to the client [mysql_old_password] SQLSTATE[HY000] [2054] The server requested authentication method unknown to the ...
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MySQL import csv file ERROR 13 (HY000): Can't get stat of /path/file.csv (Errcode: 2)

I am an absolute beginner to MySQL (5.5.34) / Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)` I have created a simple database with one table. When trying to import data into it via a 'data_test.csv file an error message ...
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Can't get access to other database

I am working on a project for my university. They gave me a login username and password for MySQL database they've setup on the server. With that username and password, I'm able to login to the ...
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ERROR 1054 (42S22): Unknown column 'plugin' in 'mysql.user'

I am trying to grant privileges for a user to a new database mysql> grant all on db_test.* to 'user_test'@'localhost' identified by 'usersexistingpassword'; I get the following error ERROR 1054 ...
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Getting SQLSTATE in psql error messages

I have the following problem. SELECT * FROM tgvbn(); ERROR: function tgvbn() does not exist LINE 1: SELECT * FROM tgvbn(); ^ HINT: No function matches the given name and ...
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A possible infinite recompile was detected for SQLHANDLE

I have been finding strange error messages on the sql error log: Bocss: same deadlock taking place every hour – needs investigating Also lots of recompiles are listed in the error log for other ...
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A Difficult Case of “A transport-level error has occurred when receiving results from the server” SQL Server

We are building a new BizTalk cluster, with two BizTalk Application Servers and two SQL Servers. From SSMS on BizTalk AppServer #1 (and similarly from #2), we have two scenarios: Current - our ...
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MySQL error 2006 MySQL server has gone away after upgrade to 5.6.10 using homebrew on Max OS X 10.8.3 [closed]

I upgraded my installation of MySQL on my Mac OS X 10.8.3 using homebrew brew install mysql Everything seemed to go smoothly, but...not really, as it turns out. I cannot add a new user (neither ...
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Process attempted to unlock a resource it does not own

SQL Server 2005 SP4 32-Bit I have a DBCC CHECKDB job running nightly. Last night, soon after the job started, I got the errors below. The database is NOT in suspect mode, and CHECKDB comes back clean ...
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Postgres incomplete startup packet error

I am attempting to install Postgres 9.3 on Ubuntu 14.04 and I am getting an irksome error on startup. Here's what I'm seeing: $ sudo service postgresql restart * Restarting PostgreSQL 9.3 database ...
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MySQL Error: impossible to write to binary log

I have a system (inherited from another development company) and I don't know all its features yet. Construction: - web client/application (symfony 1.4) - DB - MySQL. Project is deployed on 2 servers:...
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MySQL 1175 Error While Using Primary Keys

What would cause the error 1175 that starts out with: You are using safe update mode and you tried to update a table without a WHERE that uses a KEY column.... The problem I have is that I did include ...
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DBCC CHECKDB Notification

There are plenty of questions on DBA.SE regarding DBCC CHECKDB and how to resolve problems when errors are returned. My specific question is on actually getting notified that DBCC CHECKDB returned ...
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Atypical problem with ORA-01445

I have problem with following query Q1: SELECT ADDRESS.STREET FROM MYSALES.MYADDRESS ADDRESS INNER JOIN MYSALES.MYCOUNTRY MCOUNTRY ON MCOUNTRY.MYCOUNTRY_ID = ADDRESS.MYCOUNTRY_ID INNER JOIN ...
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SQL Timeout to Principle Server Error

I am seeing a timeout to the Pricincipel SQL server (2008 R2) The exact error I am seeing is this: Timeout expired. The timeout period elapsed prior to completion of the operation or the server ...
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Receiving error Error: 18059, Severity: 20, State: 1 in the SQL Logs

I'm using SQL Server 2008 Sp3 Lately I'm having errors in the SQL Logs: Error: 18059, Severity: 20, State: 1. The connection has been dropped because the principal that opened it ...
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The number of row value expressions in the INSERT statement exceeds the maximum allowed number of 1000 row values

One of INSERT INTO script is written as following. INSERT INTO tableName (Column1, Column2,....) VALUES (value1, Value2,...), (value1, Value2,...),.... Following is the error we are facing on ...
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Cannot ALTER TABLE

I have a particular table that I cannot add a key for: mysql> ALTER TABLE tasks ADD KEY `fruitful_user_count` (`user_id`, `is_fruitful`); ERROR 1034 (HY000): Incorrect key file for table 'tasks'; ...
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Error: Cannot Generate SSPI context

When someone tries to connect to a SQL Server instance, the error shows up: It's not possible do generate SSPI context. Yesterday we had a blackout (don't know how to say this expression in ...
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Attempting to restore SQL Server 2005 database to a SQL Server 2008 R2 instance gives reason: 15105 error

I have a SQL Server 2005 database I am attempting to restore a SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 machine using this statement: RESTORE DATABASE [Db] FROM DISK = N'C:\temp\sql\DB.bak' WITH FILE = 1, MOVE N'...
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Error 909 restoring a database on Standard Edition

I ran into a problem with SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition (64-bit). I have rebuilt a system with the exact same specifications for software as it had been built previously (Windows 2012, SQL Server ...
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Rare error lasts only a second “Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock' (146)” 146=ECONNREFUSED

This is a rare error that occurs on Solaris 10, have seen it from Perl, where this line DBI->connect(...) or die "Whoops! $DBI::errstr" outputs Whoops! Can't connect to local MySQL server through ...
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VACUUM FULL fails with 'ERROR: Check free disk space'

I am using Postgres 9.4. I have a database that \l+ tells me is 164 GB. When I try to run VACUUM FULL on the database, I get this error (after many hours): ERROR: could not extend file "base/18222/...
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Error with restoring from a split .bak file with password

I am trying to restore a backup from a split .bak file[.bak_1/.bak_2/.bak_3]. The backup is password protected. So far this is what I have and I cannot seem to format in a way that does not throw me ...
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How do I get more details on a full text catalog error?

I have an error that is repeatedly generated on a SQL Server 2005 instance running the databases for MS Team Foundation Server. 'Severity 16' occurred on INSTANCENAME Looking in the SQL Server ...
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Error while restoring Postgres DB Dump

Using below command to restore the database Restoration command: cat my_db_dump.sql.gz | gunzip | psql -d new_database -U my_username Note: my_db_dump.sql.gz size is 4.5 GB, (extracted size will ...
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Can't remote access MySQL server running on Mac OS X

I have a MySQL server running on my work computer, which runs Mac OS X Maverick. I want to access it from home computer, which also has Mac OS Maverick. From terminal, if in 1 tab, I ssh into my ...
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failed with the following error: “Write on ”…bak" failed: 27(error not found) BACKUP DATABASE is terminating abnormally

This issue has been puzzling me for some time now and I'm running out of ideas! Any help would be much appreciated! Here's the problem: MS SQL Server 2008 running on Windows Server 2008R2 (...
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Named pipes connection closed when subjected to load

We're hosting a service where we have a messaging service. When a message arrives, it checks which subscribers it should be sent to by connecting to the database, and querying the subscriptions table....
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SSMS Client Error: Internal connection fatal error

I am running SSMS 11.0.5646.0 on a Windows 7.0 Pro desktop connected by UTP directly to same network switch as my development server (Windows 2008R2 Standard, SQL 2008R2 SE with SP3). All within the ...
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Unable to Update on SQL Server 2008 R2

This is a bit strange so bear with me please. After installing a new SQL Server 2008 R2 on a new server (Windows 2012 Standard) just like the production one, I tried to connect my web aplication (...
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Can't add Foreign Key Constraint

As far as I can tell it should work, I went through other similar questions but it seemed to be a different thing causing the same error. CREATE TABLE Job ( JobNumber INT NOT NULL, JobName ...
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Error 4108: Windowed functions can only appear in the SELECT or ORDER BY clauses

The error in the title is produced when add the second condition in my where clause. I understand the error, have tried using subqueries as seen in other posts to fix this but no luck. Does anyone ...
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Challenges with Key with Gaps?

I had a mistake with a trigger which resulted in errors in PostgreSQL 9.4.3 on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc (Debian 4.9.2-10) 4.9.2, 64-bit. Each time during the error, the primary key ...
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How should I handle measurement errors in a timeseries database?

I have a table used to record measurements sampled at regular intervals on different sensors. Each row records the time, the identifier of the quantity being measured, and the value itself. Now and ...
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How to solve “Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket” error?

I kept getting this following error every time I tried to restart MySql. It was working fine before I changed the default data directory. ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server ...
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The operating system returned error 665(The requested operation could not be completed due to a file system limitation) on SQL Server 2014

Have a SQL Server 2014 instance running on Windows 2012 R2 that was running Ola Hallengren's DB integrity script. This is the error that resulted: The operating system returned error 665(The ...
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SQL Server Transactional replication failed due to snapshot agent failure

I'm trying to set transactional replication between 2 SQL Server 2012 named instances. I've followed a step by step manual and created a Publication. But once I look into Replication Monitor I Get ...
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MySQL #1064 error on line 2 [closed]

I'm quite new on learning SQL and I seem to be running into an issue with the following code: CREATE TABLE `read` (`order` NOT NULL UNIQUE AUTO_INCREMENT, `title` VARCHAR(50) NOT NULL, `url` ...
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ERROR 1146 (42S02): Table 'db.tablename' doesn't exist [closed]

I have a two databases, when I prompt SHOW DATABASES I can see a list of the databases, including mysql, performance_schema and informations_schema. I can prompt 'SELECT DATABASE_NAME' on both of them,...
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SQLite disk I/O error (3850)

I can't seem to figure out what is causing the I/O Error: $sqlite3 db.sqlite < data.sql (3850) disk I/O error Error: near line 2: disk I/O error (3850) disk I/O error Error: near line 3: disk ...
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ERROR 1297: Got temporary error 4010 'Node failure caused abort of transaction' from NDBCLUSTER when importing data

I have the cluster built by one MGM Node and two data/sql nodes When importing data to an NDB node the importation crashes returning the following: ndb_2# mysql -u root -p db < data.sql Enter ...
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InnoDB: Error: pthread_create returned 12

have installed MySQL in a particular folder. I was able to run the server and create accounts, databases etc. However, now whenever I try to start the server, I get an error: $ mysqld_safe --defaults-...
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PostgreSQL server log connection message [closed]

I'm seeing the following message in PostgreSQL server log: LOG: could not receive data from client: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it. There are (...
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Execution plan flips Filter and Execute Scalar when using the PK, causes cast to fail

I have some data tables that where imported in from a flat file source so everything is varchar(max) except FileRecordID which is a int that hold the row number the data came from in the flat file ...