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

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Creating Database Tables for Reviews functionality that incorporates Tags/Categories

I'm wanting to create some simple website functionality through a little database idea I have in order to give myself the ability to create/retrieve customer reviews based upon tags/categories. More ...
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MySQL: Which join is better between left outer join and inner join

Which join is better peforming if all of them provides the same result? For example, I have a two tables employees(emp_id,name, address, designation, age, sex) and work_log(emp_id,date,hours_wored). ...
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Select on multiple tables with group by

Using Postgres 9.3, I have problem with a select over few tables. I have simcards stock and I would like to get something like this: | network | supplier | total topups (EUR) | 1st topup qty| | ...
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Better way to select from nested tables in PostgreSQL

I have the following schema with millions of rows in the match table and each match have two sides (away and home). I want to create a view which shows the most significant data regarding the matches ...
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MySQL - Group By - How does it determine which row to return from joined table

I am getting desired, but inexplicable behavior on a particular query, and wanted to get more information before pushing up. I have 3 tables: foo bar bar_image And paring back all distractors, ...
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Poor performance filtering mysql spatial join

First of all, sorry for the crossposting. I ask this question in stackoverflow and they sent me here I have a mysql table with spatial references (GEOGRAPHIC_FILTER), like cities, countries, natural ...
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Join 2 columns in one table based on equal values in a third column

I am trying to separate data within one column based on identical values in a second column. Our goal I to find out how many times each MD used a facility. Unfortunately, the table has separate ...
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Adding counts inside a COALESCE

So I have a continuation of this question. New requirements have thrown in a third table. So here's the breakdown of how the tables relate: TabA(TabA_id, desc) TabB(TabB_id, TabA_id) TabC(TabC_id, ...
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Need help rectifying IN/NOT IN clause

Hi there everyone! I have built a link/content sharing site. The way it works is that each link can have multiple categories assigned to it. A video of a motorcycle race might have motorcycle, ...
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How to put the results of a query into a variable?

I have written a Postgres anonymous block. In which I have written join query on multiple tables like: select a.portal.*, a.p_fb_config.*, a.p_gplus_config from a.portal left outer join ...
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Join multiple Tables by date

i got some problems on my approach to join a couple of tables by a date range. This are my tables: RETURNS: RETURN_DATE RETURN_AMOUNT 02.05.14 2 02.05.14 3 02.05.14 1 ...
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Adding a column to aggregated data where new value only applies to a subset of the aggregation

Having trouble explaining this. I have a table like this: Label | Value A | 3 B | 1 C | 4 And another like this: Label | Value | ID A | 1 | ID1 A | 1 | ID2 C ...
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Is it a better idea (performance is key) to store in a normalized table and retrieve by JOIN or in a single nvarchar column and retrieve using LIKE?

NOTE: The application is not really about websites or keywords, I am using that here only to provide reference points for discussion. I have a data set that is really just a string of words. Think of ...
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Query to return zero if nothing exist

I have a table With currency, paymenttype and invoiceamount. I have to write a query to get currency, paymenttype and total invoiceamount made. This is pretty simple with group by. But actually I ...
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How to split a multivalued column, do a lookup and update another column?

This is a part of my previous question. How can I achieve the following for all the records in my table using a single query? SET @TeamMembers = TeamMembers from tblProjects where ID = '125' ...
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How to get list of ids from joining two tables (one to many) whose results is not present in a list?

Say Table 1: tID, tName Table 3: t2ID, tID, tSubjects One tID can be have multiple t2ID. What I want is list of tIDs who's t2IDs should not just have a list of t2IDs (1,5,6). i.e They can 1,2,5,6 ...
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Limit relation one to many or one to one

In a relationship one to many or one to one you can limit the relationship of the related table? For example, I have a table 'cliente' and another 'acct', each 'cliente' can have thousands (perhaps ...
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Mysql JOIN with 25million rows

Recently I got stucked with a table where its grown to +25million and I have got a query that's doing a JOIN on it. The query take 2.5hours to execute even though I got Good 96GB RAM and RAID10 with ...
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Join that returns always 1 record

I have a table that holds tests. For every test you have a generic one (TYPE field is NULL) but for some tests you can have also more specific tests (TYPE field has a value). I need a join to this ...
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Mysql query giving incorrect values [closed]

When this SQL query is executed it gives incorrect value, please advise select sum(cash_management.cash_in), sum(cash_management.cash_out), sum(cash_management.pay_in), ...
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LIMIT to one row per ID

This query gives me multiple hits because of each assetid may contain many vb.title. How can I limit the result to only 1 hit for each assetid? 'select DISTINCT v.id, v.purchasedate, ...
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Outer join with blank spaces to accomodate both sides

I am trying to join two tables both relating to cities. One table has the columns City and Writer, the other has City and Park. I want to end up with a table that has the columns Writer City Park. If ...
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Find duplicate records across one-to-many relationship tables

Let's say I have two tables that have a one-to-many relationship: People and Attributes. I'm trying to find duplicates based on the first_name, last_name, and all attributes must match exactly. ...
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SQL aggregate function performance in a table with many records that is well-indexed

My question is about 3 tables that stores data of a single entity, and there is a report generation feature that refers these tables and calculate COUNT and AVG information. There are three tables: ...
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How to select the largest value of the same column in multiple tables?

I have multiple tables which have some columns with the same meaning, eg., event_timestamp. The schemas are like following: Table A: ...
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Creating joined rows from multiple tables on date field

I need to be able to take Table A and find the records that match in Table B and Table C based on its ID and add them together. The trick is that I only want to add the results from Table B and Table ...
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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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Query optimization - contact should be extracted at most once for a particular customer

I have created a database for a telemarketing company Scenario is, the telemarketing company is selling contacts to the customers. Customers log on to the website and search for the contacts for ...
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Joining 3 tables of given sizes in most efficient way

Say I have 3 tables, A, B , C of sizes 10, 10^4 and 10^6. What is the most efficient way to join them? This is my reasoning. Assuming you join over primary key, if you join A with C first, you will ...
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MYSQL query to find records between two date range

I am working in a web application using PHP and MySQL. I have two tables Employee employee_id email_id 3 tl1@jasmine.com 4 agent1@jasmine.com 5 ...
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Grouping results with left and inner join with zero counts

I have a query like SELECT `campaign_question_options`.`text`, COUNT(`campaign_submission_answers`.`answer`) as `count` FROM `campaign_questions` INNER JOIN ...
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1 hour query, is there another way to do this?

I saw a couple questions similar to this but none could answer my question, really. I have two tables, and I am trying to find those rows where a match is found. user has about 350,000 entries and ...
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count rows with same value and get column from other table

I'm trying to count product numbers for a period of time there are three tables. invoice (table) Column Column ------------------------------------------- |invoicenumber ...
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How to use a group by in inner join

I have Two tables Table 1 ID totalamount 100 1000 101 500 Table 2 ID Individualamount 100 500 100 300 100 100 101 ...
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Best practice - use of derived table or use the original table in join?

Imagine I have the following tables in Teradata : TableA : Field1|Field2|Field3 TableB : Field1|Field4|Field5 I am trying to join these two tables Method 1 : SEL TableA.Field3, TableB.Field4 ...
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Calculating percentage from two tables

I have two tables: First one contains unique mentees under one mentor, so mentors can have more than one mentee in that table. Second one contains interactions of mentors with mentees on different ...
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What's the point of SQL joins if you have OLAP?

I want to understand the purpose of using SQL joins from a business analysis perspective. Let's say I want to analyze customer data. Why would I want to pull data from multiple tables using join ...
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Use join to aggregate data from various normalized tables

I have a database as follows: tbl_clients (Primary Key: client_id, Foreign Keys:place_id,district_id,zone_id,country_id) tbl_places (Primary Key: place_id) tbl_districts (Primary key: district_id) ...
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How to optimize a very slow query with joins and group by?

I have this GTFS database : All the ***_id columns are indexed, and there are foreign keys between tables (such as a FK on trips.route_id to routes.route_id). So basically the link between a stop ...
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Mysql join not working

I have database with two tables: logs & src_info mysql> describe logs; +-----------+-------------+------+-----+---------+----------------+ | Field | Type | Null | Key | Default | ...
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Calculations involving thresholds between two tables

I have a table comment and a table price like below. The key columns in both tables are ticker_id, price_datetime and price_open. The last column threshold in table comment (which currently NULL) is ...
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Footer with counter of records, using union of query

I have a report that has a header (display the current date), I use UNION to join the header with the main query that returns multiple records, it has 10 columns. After that another UNION for joining ...
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USING construct in JOIN clause can introduce optimization barriers in certain cases?

It was brought to my attention that the USING construct (instead of ON) in the FROM clause of SELECT queries might introduce optimization barriers in certain cases. I mean this key word: SELECT * ...
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Can I optimize a left join for a single match?

Consider a join A LEFT JOIN B ON A.id = B.a_id: B.a_id is nullable -- most but not all B records point to an A record. A can, at most, only have one matching B record (business logic). Not all A ...
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Joining WordPress Comments with Post Titles from MySQL DB

I'm working with a wordpress database and need to get some data on the comments. The goal is to get comments from a decommissioned site. I have the database running on my local system and can ...
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Is it possible to pick next row's cell value on same column if condition not matched?

I have a table flaggedcomment and a table price. In flaggedcomment, there are two empty columns Price_DateTime and Price_Open which I want to copy from price, depending on the ON conditions. Query as ...
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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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Getting around the constraint “column must appear in the GROUP BY clause or be used in an aggregate function”

I'm using Postgres, which enforces the constraint that all columns in a SELECT...GROUP BY must appear in the GROUP BY clause or be used in an aggregate function. Lets say I'm modelling peoples' cars, ...
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Inner join and group by [closed]

So I've got two tables. Accounts has three columns: id, Account_ID, Account_Name Tickets also has three columns: id, Account_ID, Description I can use the following query to get the most ...
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MySQL Query Causing Massive Slowdown Over Time

I've been experiencing massive slowdown on my server after launching a new website. Using MONyog I can see that after an apache/mysql restart, the queries/second starts out nice and low for around 10 ...