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

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How to handle too many inserts?

I have a database that is accessed from remote locations in the world with very long delays and poor transfer speeds. I currently transfer the data using a transaction since either all or no data ...
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Efficently Remove 90% of a table's data

I am working on a process to remove 90% of a table's data because only 10% is needed for testing. The best way I have found includes storing 10% of the table's rows into a temporary table. Current ...
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Fixing table structure to avoid `Error: duplicate key value violates unique constraint`

I have a table which is created this way: -- -- Table: #__content -- CREATE TABLE "jos_content" ( "id" serial NOT NULL, "asset_id" bigint DEFAULT 0 NOT NULL, ... "xreference" varchar(50) ...
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How to limit the range of an insert-update to only look at certain rows/ rows with field value: X?

I posted something similar before, but am still unsure of the technical implementation --- I'm so close to being there to the finished product. I have a table of tickets, and a stream of ticket ...
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Table queries locked during long insert SQL server

Everyday runs a sql job that loads data from bulk files and load them in auxiliary tables, to adapt and then copy to the destination table where applications read (and only read) the data. I am ...
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Delete index while query is running, is it possible?

I am currently importing Wikipedia pagelinks in my postgres database, and it takes forever (three days and still running). Is it possible to drop the primary key index while the inserts are still ...
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INSERT multiple values via join

I have three tables, representing two entities and a connection relationship. Each of the entity relations has an artificial surrogate key used for foreign key constraints in place of natural keys. ...
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Null Values in a CASE statement

I am playing around with some stuff in SSMS to learn a little more as I study for my 70-461 exam and I came across a little hangup. I am trying to create a table to play around with so I don't have to ...
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Better way to create an Events table?

I working on a medium sized PostgreSQL database with some schemas, each with some tables. In almost every schema there are tables that represent event tables, where something that has "happened to" ...
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How to insert the gathered dates into another table using INSERT SELECT in MySQL?

insert into rfdate (date) select adddate('1970-01-01',t4*10000 + t3*1000 + t2*100 + t1*10 + t0) selected_date from (select 0 t0 union select 1 union select 2 union select 3 union select 4 union select ...
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table not taking records sequencially [duplicate]

While inserting rows into a table in oracle 10g, the rows are not inserted in the order I am putting them, like for the following inserts: insert into emp values (1000, 'debjani', 30); insert into ...
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join value in a RETURNING which is not inserted

Im doing an insert from a query which joins two tables, then I want the new ID from the inserted row, and a field from the original row which is not involved in the insert.Is it possible? I get a ...
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Is inserting multiple queries takes same time as that of single query?

I have a requirement where I have to insert a lots of rows.For inserting we use like this insert into emp(name,age) values('abc',12); This will insert only one row.For inserting multiple rows we ...
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how to overcome these type of issues where null value inserted into primary key not null column in table

how to overcome these type of issues where null value inserted into primary key not null column in table
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Insert All Columns from one table into another table MYSQL

I am trying to insert multiple columns with their data from one table into another table, without a common column (i would expect a cross product in the result). I am not sure how that's possible, ...
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Combined UUID Index + AI PK Insert Performance

I posted this in stackoverflow but realised it probably belongs here instead. Imagine the following table: CREATE TABLE `orders` ( `ORDERID` int(11) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, ...
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Return the id after insert or select

I want to build a function which will insert an email if the email value doesn't exist in the table and return the email_id of the row. How can I do this? Also how can I return the id if the email was ...
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I can't create relationship in my database sql server

I have designed a database for my website. It has 3 tables: user, topic and comment. A user has many topics (or articles) A topic (or article) has many comments A user has many comments I ...
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mysqldmup with data only

Is there a way to backup data using mysqldump --no-create-info ... where the inserts in the backup file will look like this: insert into t1(col1, col2)values(val1,val2); instead of insert into t1 ...
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Percona and MariaDB-10.0 ignoring not null on table fields

On the percona-5.6 and MariaDB-10.0 servers, the NOT NULL declared on table field are being ignored. I am able to leave fields declared as NOT NULL empty when inserting data and the servers are not ...
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unable to insert row at id, but row does not exist

Here is the weird problem i am facing. I am trying to enter data using following query insert into product_product (id, product_tmpl_id, make_equip, model_equip, name_template, serial_num_equip, ...
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DBO execute returns true but doesn't execute

I am having a bit of trouble with some of my code. This is the code: $STMT3 = $PDO->prepare(' INSERT INTO `lotteries_entries` (steamID, lottery_id) VALUES (:STEAMID, :ID); UPDATE ...
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Postgresql csv to db translate foreign keys

I'm trying to import data from a csv to a postgresql database. the db table looks like this: CREATE TABLE texts( text_id serial PRIMARY KEY, topic_id integer REFERENCES topics, format_id integer ...
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Update and Insert Statement taking forever

I have a database with two columns that is called using the following query: SELECT TimesUsed, Word FROM Predictions WHERE (Word LIKE @partialWord) ORDER BY TimesUsed DESC In my application it is ...
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what is the syntax for insert trigger?

I am very new to sql. feel a little stupid to ask this question Say I have this table Warehouse(shipperid, name , state). Then I define another table warehouse_maine (shipperid, name, state) which ...
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Cannot Run SQL INSERT in MySQL

Neither [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo mysql -e "USE books; INSERT INTO authors (id,name,email) VALUES(1,"test","test@gmail.com");" ERROR 1064 (42000) at line 1: You have an error in your SQL syntax; ...
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MySQL: is there a way to make a self-referencing join recursive?

I need to insert some records derived from relationships in the same "pivot" table. We have a products_to_products table which stores relationships between products. Here's a simplified example (also ...
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Did I Properly Diagnose That It's Not A SQL Server Issue?

We have a job that populates about 450,000 rows nightly in an update/insert job via a stored proc nightly. The .Net app pulls in data from a noSQL DB via an API call then pushes it out via a stored ...
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Sql server table insert performance optimization

Setting In a datawarehouse, I am joining a fact table to 20 dimensions. The fact table has 32 million rows and 30 columns. This is a temporary staging table so I don't have to deal with other users ...
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Using EXCEPTION to ignore duplicates during bulk inserts

In pq 9.3.5, I'm importing records from an external source where duplicates are VERY rare, but they do happen. Given a readings table with a unique compound key on (real_time_device_id, recorded_at), ...
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InnoDB inserts 100 times slower than SQL Server inserts

I have a simple table with two columns: id (autonumber) and name (char(255). When I use C# to insert 100 records in a loop it takes about 30 milliseconds per insert. This is way too slow. So I ...
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Adding new key(s) to enable partitioning, INSERT performance?

I have a table to storage GPS coordinates with multiple (~30) inserts per second (from 50 different devices) during 12 hours per day, so the table is growing fast, to improve the SELECT speed I was ...
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Duplicate Key Entry [closed]

I've got a problem on SQL Server 2008 where I'm getting a duplicate key entry error on a process that's worked fine in the past. What is really weird is that if I drop the clustered index, insert the ...
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(MySQL) Need an “in-place” REPLACE for adjusting historical data

I have a table with around 6,000,000 records. It is backed up every few hours. Recently a script ran that cascade updated about 2,000,000 of the older records to bad values. I have extracted those ...
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How to insert values into Bridge Table in star schema?

I am modelling my database with respect to star schema with bridge tables. My master Table looks like below. I need to convert this format to star schema. MasterTable StudentNumber | Subject1 | ...
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Parallel insert in db2

I am trying to import from 8 files and insert into a single table in db2. I am running 8 .sql files that will do the task, but only one of them actually seem to be running and inserting into table. ...
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SQL Server clustered index, index balancing and insert performance using NewID

I have a large (6db) trace table. It has a clustered key (DateTime) which is created through GETDATE(). The connection pool for connections to this database/table rises as high as 50 on average ...
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work/cache table issues, heavy inserts with heavy reads

we have a work table that stores availability of products. This table is updated with millions of inserts every night and medium amounts of inserts throughout the day. during the updates, we delete ...
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Oracle Concurrent Insertion

We have simple case like Create table t1 (c1 number primary); session1: insert into t1 values (1); //session1 do not commit transaction session2: insert into t1 values (2); Will Session2 ...
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Writing a view that caches to another table

I have a table market_trades with columns timestamp, market_id, and amount: api_production=# \d market_trades; Table "public.market_trades" Column | ...
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How to get missing values in row order?

In a table, many rows have been deleted, how to get the id of missing rows for next INSERT? For example id col1 1 1 3 3 4 4 5 5 8 8 9 9 how can I get the ...
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Oracle - WHY do an ORDER BY for INSERTs AS SELECT?

I have an application that was migrated from MSSQL to Oracle 11G. It needs re-design but that's outside the scope of the project. In short, the application gets legacy data, builds a parent table ...
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DIRECT and SORTED in H2 and How to insert data with SORTED technique in H2

I was working on H2 Database and read Insert Statement Grammar and found that there are 2 types of insertion DIRECT and SORTED @ http://www.h2database.com/html/grammar.html#insert. As I know that ...
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Use serial ID for multiple columns and return it from INSERT

I am using Npgsql and I want to be able to do an insert, and if statement that will do an update and then return a value so when ExecuteScalar is called it reads that value. This was done fine in ...
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Inserting into a table and getting the column names from a collection in PL/SQL

I want to copy data from one table to another and would like to have a rather dynamic insert statement. I have the column names I want to insert into in a collection col_names and was wondering if ...
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Understanding two types of mongodb log entries for bulk inserts

I have an app which does regular (every 2 minutes) bulk inserts to two identical instances of 2.6.4 mongodb on two servers. Both the instances are hosted on 2 Core, 14GB machine and have only one ...
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Mongodb extremely slow with bulk inserts and showing erratic behavior

I have been massively frustrated by the erratic behaviour of Mongodb's bulk inserts. I'm trying to write 20K documents in a bulk-insert query. Sometimes the inserts take as low as 5 seconds and ...
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How do I maintain high INSERT-performance on PostgreSQL

I'm working on a project which is parsing data from measurement files into a Posgres 9.3.5 database. At the core is a table (partitioned by month) which contains a row for each measurement point: ...
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Is normalization advisable on transactional data?

I have read a lot of articles about normalized vs denormalized schemas, but I find very little mention of the cost of row insertion. I am considering the impact of converting a 100% denormalized ...
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What's the difference between INSERT … SELECT and SELECT INTO

Let's say I have a table item and an other one versionned_item. From time to time, I want to copy data from item to versionned_item. What I did is WITH subset AS (SELECT ...) INSERT INTO ...