A core statement in SQL that does what it says on the tin: inserts data into a table.

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Change IDENTITY_INSERT to ON in SQL server [duplicate]

How can I insert an ID into an identity column in SQL Server? I'll make a special item into my table and I will quickly detect that item by the ID. So because all other ID's are bigger or equal to one,...
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Are there practical scenarios where inserts + deletes are faster than updates? (SQL Server)

I'm just wondering if there are common scenarios where an insert/ delete combination is faster than an update else insert function. Here is my specific example. I have to update a database with ...
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Remotely inserting 3.5m records mysql

I need to remotely insert 3.5 million rows to my amazon rds. Currently my data is in an access database, for which I will use bullzip, access to mysql to create dump files. I have created my schema on ...
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Measure Performance for INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE commands on DB2

I have a DB2 database with a table for daily transactions, which is cleared to a history table at the end of the day, every day. I insert rows to this table via java-JDBC INSERT commands and they ...
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I'm sure there's a better way than this INSERT

I have 2 tables: logs and relations. Logs' field have something like this: id (serial), mid, rid, value, insert_date Sample logs: 1001, 21, 1, "-94.420307", "2015-12-10 18:00:01" 1002, 21, 2, "44....
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Fill Database With Recursive Factorial Function

I want to calculate table's all of the rows's factorials value. And then i want to insert to each row's factorial value in table. so that i create table like as below: TABLE:FACTORIALS ---------------...
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Insert query optimization

Need your help optimising an insert query. I have two tables in my MySQL DB. I will be inserting into Table1. Information will be retreived in Table2. Table 2 contains a couple of million records. ...
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Vertica INSERT speed highly depends on server load

I faced a problem with very slow INSERTs in Vertica DB. I made such test: create empty table with no projections and start inserting in it in batch, using > INSERT INTO table SELECT 111,222,333 ...
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PostgreSQL - Error: duplicate key value violates unique constraint [duplicate]

I try to insert a record into following table: CREATE TABLE web_structure( id serial NOT NULL, label character varying(255), name character varying(255) NOT NULL, frompage integer, topage ...
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MySQL trigger if new value is not equal to varchar

StackExchange, I'm trying to create a trigger in MySQL (before insert) that gives an error if the new value of "sifra" is not S, P, K, A or Z, but it I'm getting an error even if the said criteria is ...
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Generate fake data for several tables with relationships

I have 3 tables where I want to generate fake data in UsersCategoryLink. How can I insert in the table UserCategoryLink the column UserID with random users from the table User and a random id from ...
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How to insert/update millions of rows inside a sql server table(s) in an effective way?

Often in my job I have to create a procedure inside SQL Server that will process millions of data rows, save them into a temp table (staging table) and finally save them into a table (s) in a database(...
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Any risks to pure inserts + delete duplicates, instead of insert/ update for SQL Server?

I saw a related question but it was more of the how vs. the why. I'm wondering in SQL Server why one would attempt an "insert/ update" with incoming data ... instead of just running pure inserts ... ...
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INSERT don't work with NOT NULL but UPDATE does, why?

I have this table definition: CREATE TABLE `media` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `brands_id` int(11) DEFAULT NULL, `media_type` varchar(45) COLLATE utf8_unicode_ci DEFAULT NULL, `...
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Best way to generate backups with 'INSERT ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE'

I have been using HeidiSQL to generate MySQL backups using 'REPLACE INTO' however have recently come across the problem this causes with foreign keys & have been told using to use 'INSERT ON ...
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MERGE command in SQL Server 2005

I have been trying to develop a MERGE in SQL Server 2005. It does not have all features yet, because I have been struggling in "how to put the merge logic WORKING AS A SET, rather than rows". ...
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How to measure I/O contention after adding calculated fields on indexed views to a table in SQL Server?

I have successfully added several calculated fields to different tables, for example: ALTER TABLE dbo.tblBGiftVoucherItem ADD isUsGift AS CAST( ( ISNULL( CASE WHEN ...
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Proper way to insert data into multiple tables

I am wondering about the proper way of inserting related data into a database. As an example please refer to the following EER diagram: I have data for this model stored in multiple CSV files. The ...
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Poor cardinality estimate disqualifies INSERT from minimal logging?

Why is the second INSERT statement ~5x slower than the first? From the amount of log data generated, I think that the second is not qualifying for minimal logging. However, the documentation in the ...
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Lock mysql table to prevent select and insert at the same time

I know this question has been asked earlier and I have also read the documentation. But I guess I'm stupid not understand. I have a code that inserts a row and the row should be unique in several ...
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how to insert a list of varchar values, into a single column table?

In SQL Server 2005: CREATE TABLE __RADHE ( itemNo varchar(10) not null primary key clustered ); GO INSERT INTO __RADHE ??? '34926840', '34927020', '34927202', '34927384', '34927566', '34927830',...
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Insert string content into a blob in DB2 database using a simple SQL query

I am having trouble inserting in a BLOB field some text content (in fact it's an XML, I know there are field-types more suited than BLOB for this type of content, but I simply can't change it). I ...
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How to improve the slow performance with Insert operations in SQL Server 2005?

Suddenly our server started to have a bad performance, after trace the error, I identified that the inserts are the problem, this seems a know bug: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/940545 (The ...
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INSERT in a remote server is far too slow, how to speed it up?

I need to load 480.000 rows into a remote database. The database can't be accessed locally, it's an Azure WebApp, so i can't load the SQL statements on the server. I was wondering if there is a way to ...
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mySql while loop ending after a insert

I have a stored procedure that is looping through a result set from a select statement. Inside of the loop there is a if statement that has two insert statements. When one of those insert statements ...
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What causes large INSERT to slow down and disk usage to explode?

I have a table of about 3.1 million rows with the following definition and indexes: CREATE TABLE digiroad_liikenne_elementti ( ogc_fid serial NOT NULL, wkb_geometry geometry(Geometry,4258), ...
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Count distinct values of a column and insert them to another table

So, I have a database for logs and statistics. But, the amount of data sent is too high, so I was thinking of grouping the data into another table. So the structure of the original Database is: ID ...
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INSERT from SELECT using a CURSOR

I have a table that looks like this: +====================================================+ | aid | uid | eid | name | dob | paid | +====================================================...
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Insert but Don't Commit MySql

I am pretty new to MySql and Databases, and I was wondering in python sometimes I forgot to commit after an insert, and then when I do then next insert and commit that one the, auto-incrementing id ...
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How can I generate a script to choose only top 10 items from each table in SQL database?

I know how to generate scripts that would contain insert queries of all records in all tables. But how can I limit this to top 10 records only from each table?I can select "Data Only" when generating ...
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Create one row for every user in a Postgres table

I have a bunch of rows of users in a users table, for example: | id | name | |----|-------| | 1 | Chris | | 2 | Max | | 3 | Steve | For each one of these users, I'd like to create a row in ...
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How to make a mysql statement for sent log

I have a table called "make_sent_log" CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `make_sent_log` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `transaction_id` varchar(255) NOT NULL, `total_base` int(11) NOT ...
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INSERT… ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE not working as I expect

I have a table called "Example" CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `example` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `a` int(11) NOT NULL, `b` int(11) NOT NULL, `c` int(11) NOT NULL, PRIMARY KEY (`...
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Unable to insert explicit value in table due to IDENTITY_INSERT is ON Error

I am trying to insert explicit values in one of my Real time Audit Production database. There are more than 80 columns, I have just taken here 5 columns. I am writing syntax is as below: use ...
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SQL 2012 insert data into a table from another table and custom columns

I'm trying to insert data from one table into another table and I also have 4 columns that are not in the source table but need to be populated in the target table. Here is the Insert statement SET ...
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Nightly Excel Spreadheet import into mssql database

I am currently working with a nightly import that I need to create, but am not sure what the best route would be to update/insert into the current table. This is all done in MS SQL Server 2012 and ...
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How can I insert procedure results from server 1 into table in server 2?

The goal is to link our website to the database. The database the website will connect to will be different then our production db. In fact, a separate instance of SQL. How can this be structure to ...
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Mysql 5.5 to Mysql 5.6 upgrade Insert query is breaking

Assume column with the following definition product_id INT NULL NO_DEFAULT product_id_nn INT NOT NULL NO_DEFAULT and query insert into table (product_id,product_id_nn) values ('','')...
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Create rows when selected rows exist

I haven't spent much time with SQL Server, and I can't seem to figure something out. I have 3 tables; user, usergroup, group. usergroup is a table that contains both a group id and a user id, where ...
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MySQL: is it more efficient to query for duplicate row or insert(update) on duplicate?

Just curious on resource efficiency. If I have a list of inserts that need to be accomplished repeatedly which may contain duplicates (there is no way around this, the API I have to work with sucks), ...
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Improve postgreql insert performance when compared to Oracle. Low memory utilization by Postgresql threads

I am trying to improve the performance of Postgresql (version 9.2.3) inserts for a simple table with 1 bigint, 1 varchar, 1 float and 2 time stamps. A simple replication of my JDBC program is ...
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How to insert all the dates in a date range into Oracle database?

For instance, The date range is from 26th Jul to 1st Aug, that is 26th Jul, 27th Jul, 28th Jul, 29th Jul, 30th Jul, 31th Jul and 1st Aug How can I construct a function (of course, I need to ...
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Multi-threaded inserts vs serial

I have a large database application on SQL Server 2012 Standard Edition which receives data from hardware in chunks of 500-1000 (100 byte) rows every few seconds through a stored procedure. Would a ...
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How to update/insert/inject nodes into XML

I have an application which stores optional Site information in an XML field. Sample table: CREATE TABLE [dbo].[Sites]( [SiteID] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL, [SiteName] [nvarchar](80) NULL,...
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How to cast to int array in Postgresql?

I would like to cast from ARGV[] which is text to int array in PostgreSQL where I marked the pseudocode by TODO in the code. Code in PostgreSQL 9.4.3 on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc (...
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ORA-00911: invalid character error in insert statement

I created a table called TROUBLE in Oracle Database 10g Express Edition by this command create table TROUBLE ( City VARCHAR2(13) NOT NULL, SampleDate DATE NOT NULL, Noon NUMBER(3,1), Midnight NUMBER(...
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Insert query in mysql

I am using MySQL. I have table like below: CREATE TABLE test_table ( first_name VARCHAR(20), last_name VARCHAR(20), full_name VARCHAR(40) ); Now I want to insert values like below: ...
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How to update row values with values from SELECT into another DB in a trigger

I have been working in a trigger for INSERT|UPDATE values for a given record based on same PK. What trigger basically should do it is, foreach row when some INSERT happens on veeva_new.account: ...
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Clob (Swift message) data in Oracle table

I have swift data in clob column and want to insert this data in multiple columns in different table. create table test_swift (id number , block4 clob ); insert into test_swift values (123, '<...
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How to only update if nothing has changed? I need to validate several things before I insert

Say I have two tables: runners and waypoint_checkins. I want to add waypoint checkin entries but I can never add a waypoint if the runner has finished the race, (see below for schema). Finally. A ...