An SQL join clause combines records from two or more tables or views.

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How to simulate a table join on itself?

Let's assume this is my current data: product_number date value 100 2010-01-01 1 100 2010-02-01 1 100 2010-03-01 1 200 2010-01-01 1 ...
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Select the last logged change before a specified time from a change list

I want to get the last change for all issues issue, that was made before a specified end time. I have 3 tables. projects +---+------------+ |ID |project_key | +---+------------+ |1 |bug_tracker | ...
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Database search with multi joins

I have a MySQL database and I want to perform a little bigger search. I have about 10k records in one of the tables and It's expected to grow, but slowly. The biggest problem is that to perform the ...
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How can I control the order of a query regarding to inner join

I have 3 tables. They have table_a 5m records table_b 20m records table_c 20m records I'm performing the query below. SELECT * FROM table_a a INNER JOIN table_b b ON a.a_id = b.a_id AND ...
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How to join 3 tables together given 2 many-to-many relationships tables in between?

I have 3 main tables: Person, Publication and Conference and 2 many-to-many link tables in between: person_publication and person_conference I want to join all 3 main tables together (showing me all ...
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Mysql LEFT JOINing same table twice

mysql> SELECT * FROM customers; +----+------+ | id | name | +----+------+ | 1 | Matt | | 3 | John | +----+------+ mysql> SELECT * FROM purchases; +----------+------+-------+ | owner_id | type ...
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Why a select from the tables, joined by a CASE statement, could be 7x slower?

There are two queries from the same two tables: one joins them on the columns @t1.b and @t2.x, the other uses a case statement as below. The 2nd query is 7x slower. The record counts are only ...
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Select records in one table but not in another, when the second table is not matching on primary key

I have two tables from which I need only the results that appear in one table (list) which do not appear in the second table (cardinal). The list table's primary key is sku, and the table has a ...
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How to know the correct indexes for mysql?

I tried to find out with explain where I must set the correct index. A current select takes about 20 seconds. Can someone tell me which would be the correct index for my tables? SELECT trade.*, ...
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Oracle right outer join SELECT statement with a table

I am trying to find out the tables that are in MONITORING.USAGE_TRACKING table in first place, along with the other tables that need to be analyzed. SELECT A.JOB_NAME, A.START_DATE from ...
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Optimizing a query so MySQL will use the indexes for the joins

Some context: migrating some data from a 3rd party cloud MongoDB platform service into MySQL. Wrote a query but it's very slow. Here's the query: SELECT Table1.*, (long list of fields for each ...
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Joining Three Tables by using IDs as Foreign Keys

I'm starting out with learning MySQL and so far I realized I need to JOIN three tables. The three tables are Users Groups Members There is a list of users, a list of groups that users can join, ...
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Best Practice For Data Views with Linked Server in SQL Server

In SQL Server, I have to design a View that I can map on a DBML file in order to dynamically retrieve information from the database with multiple conditions to filter. The problem is that I have to ...
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Get data per Customer and per Date

How will I get the all the date even though there is no order between two dates? Sample Table OrderID | Date | CusID 33942 | 6-21-2014 | 6005 34059 | 6-20-2014 | 4003 53333 | ...
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Join 3 tables returns too many results [closed]

I have 3 tables: users, posts, videos. The last 2 tables have user_id that associate with users.id (first table). The problem is that when I try to run inner join query and return all posts and ...
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Relational calculus. Natural join

How does natural join look in relational calculus? I think it looks like {A1, A2, A3, A4 | r1(A1, A2, A3) AND r2(A2, A3, A4)} Correct me please if I am wrong. Thank you very much!
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Join and aggregate result and insert blanks for missing appendants

Consider these two simplified tables: CREATE TABLE "sources" ( "id" serial NOT NULL, "name" text NOT NULL, CONSTRAINT "sources_pkey" PRIMARY KEY ("id") ); CREATE TABLE "values" ( ...
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Doing a join to search geolocation points in zones

I have a series of geolocation points in a table, and a series of "zones" in another; I'd like to do a join to identify which zone each point belongs in (if at all.) Points table looks like: ...
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Inner Join Performance

This is my first question on this forum, so be patient... My question is about the most efficient way to build a query on the following table: create table OpenTrades( AccountNumber number, ...
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Get people with similar interests

I have a table named SKILLS with two columns: id and skills. id is the id of the user, skill is a particular skill. I need to find other users who have similar interests, like who has the most ...
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join for between multiple tables without common fields

table E : id, title, datetime table L : id, place, xpos, ypos table M : id, title, datetime, contact, agenda table ER : parentid, childid, parenttype, child type data in ER : e.id, l.id, e, l -> E ...
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Performance issues when extracting scatter plot data

First off: Sorry for the title, couldn't think of anything better. Feel free to change it though. Ok, assume I have the following table: ...
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Problem JOINing three tables

I want to show all the categories and the items inside that each category which should store in items_this_category. Note, I have created an associative table item_categories because one item can be ...
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whether to merge partitioned table with only partially overlapping columns

I opted for MonetDB for my static data, but this might be less of a MonetDB-specific question about features than about RDBMS (or just SQL) in general. I have data with a few "cross-sectional" ...
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Postgresql subquery speed much slower than individual queries

In Postgres 9.1. I am attempting to do a single query to get the timezone of a given postal code. I have data loaded in my database, and I am using PostGIS to store the coordinates of each postal ...
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Joining three tables

I have a question Find the titles of all movies not reviewed by Chris Jackson Where the relations are 3 movie(mID, title, year, director), reviewer(rID, name), rating(rID, mID, stars, ratingDate) ...
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How to SELECT multiple COUNT(*) columns with each GROUP BY having a different WHERE clause?

I have the following schema: CREATE TABLE Person ( PersonId int PRIMARY KEY ) CREATE TABLE Action ( ActionId int PRIMARY KEY, PersonId int NOT NULL FOREIGN KEY REFERENCES Person(PersonId), ...
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Very slow inner join

newby on mysql so help needed I created a my sql query, on their own they run fast but when I enter the inner join it runs forever. i did index theres id tables but no result in speed. here is my ...
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Get the value of one attribute from the reference key of another table?

I have two tables named as ps_order_detail and ps_product_lang in MySQL. I want to get the product name from one table whose reference key is in another table. I have two tables. First the ...
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How can I make multiple joins on the same table?

I have a table (signal) which contains references to two other tables (ee and eeav). I want to perform an SQL Query which combines the data from ee and eeav tables. The situation is as follows: The ...
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Linking Two database to execute join query

I have a remote odbc connexion and an MySQL database in my localhost i ask if there is a way to execute a join query ( linking the two database ) ? thanks.
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MySQL: Is it possible to join a virtual table with itself?

I am not sure if 'virtual table' is the correct phrase. I am instantiating a table X like so: SELECT * FROM ([some select subquery]) X and I would like to cross join that table with itself several ...
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MySQL - GROUP_CONCAT returns duplicate data, can't use DISTINCT

I have a normalized database and I'm trying to return data from multiple tables using JOINs and GROUP_CONCAT. Problem: Rows are being duplicated with GROUP_CONCAT. I can't use DISTINCT because some ...
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How to delete rows from a table when we're joining and return data?

I have two queries: The first one is as below: SELECT * FROM batch bp INNER JOIN sender_log sl ON sl.id=bp.log_id AND bp.protocol='someprotocol' The second query is used to delete rows: ...
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Limiting the Number of Records Joined

How can I perform a query that contains a (one-to-many) join between two tables, which will only join up to a pre-defined number of joined records? So, lets say I have two tables, one for Matches, ...
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Aggregating results of two database views in one database view

I have a view with name of UserInfo like this: And another view with name of UserRoleInfo like this: I want to aggregate all the records of the two views for one user name like H.F into ...
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Efficient way to write query for multiple table which depends on column value of a table in mysql?

In the given schema, there is a table A having column A1,A2,A3,A4 There are three more tables i.e. B,C,D If the value in A4 is b, i have to lookup table B. If the value in A4 is c, i have to lookup ...
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Merge left outer join column

I have a query that use left outer join. something like that : select issues.id, journal.notes from issues left outer join on (issues.id = journal.issue_id and journal.notes != '') So far it ...
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MySQL query using left join on two inline views not returning rows without values in second view

For some reason when I execute the code below I'm only getting results back that have sku in both views. I thought this should give me everything in the first view and add the content from the second ...
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MySQL join query indexes

After recently discovering the MySQL feature to log queries that aren't using indexes, I've been chasing these down in a large app, looking for places to improve performance. There is at least one ...
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What is the correct way of filtering a property by multiple features?

Having the following tables: Property Feature PropertyHasFeature (property_id, feature_id) What is the right way to search properties by specifying multiple features? I want to list all ...
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Low-level relational operators from SQL

I have been asked to outline the sequence of commands using low-level operators (join/project/select) that are used in the following SQL statement; SELECT d.name, k.city FROM DOG d, KENNEL k WHERE ...
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SELECT, PROJECT, CARTESIAN PRODUCT and JOIN

I have the following tables; DOG +----------------------------------------------+ | Name Type Age Kennel_name Owner_name | +----------------------------------------------+ ...
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limiting rows in joins

So I have this problem with one of my queries. The query is meant to get data from table patients and join the table patient_nurse, then table nurses to it. The patients table is as follows id | ...
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MySQL: LEFT OUTER JOIN within reason

What I'm attempting to do is LEFT OUTER JOIN a table, but I only want the last inserted record of the joined table to affect the results. Currently each table row within the joined table seems to be ...
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mysql directory grow to 246G after one query, which failed due to table is full

I was trying to run the following statement with the hope to create a join of two existing tables. create table CRS_PAIR select concat_ws(',', a.TESTING_ID, b.TRAINING_ID, a.TESTING_C) as k, ...
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Innodb buffer pool and multiple joins

assume we have 1 Billion records and want to store them in One or Three tables by post_type. post_id -> primary key post_type -> ( page, group, user ) user_id -> index date -> ...
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MySQL: NOT EXISTS vs LEFT OUTER JOIN…IS NULL

Is NOT EXISTS or LEFT OUTER JOIN...IS NULL more efficient for finding records in one table that aren't in another? Specifically, I'm trying to figure out which of the two queries below is better: ...
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How to SUM previous sum, e.g N = (N-1) + (N-2) + … + 1?

I have a table name "TABLE_A (id integer, no integer)" . I want to sum "no" with group by "id" and current "sum of no" = previous "sum of no" Here is my code : 1/ Create table & insert data: ...
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Self-join unique pairs

I have a table (players) containing a list of players, I would like to pair up these players in a unique way, so that every player's opponent is unique every round (ie. every time the SELECT query is ...