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

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Cross-product between table column and input values

I seem to be unable to write an SQL query, which computes the cross-product between a table column and a set of given input values. Something along the lines of: WITH {1,2} as Input Select * From ...
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Table Joined To Itself Appears Inefficient

My ultimate goal is to compare two rows (only two will exist) and for a specific type and determine if its rows values are greater than the other rows type values. The result I came up with seems to ...
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MySQL Query on bad designed table with multiple Selfjoins

i have to create a report out of a bad designed database (I cannot change) It saves different Formulars into a form_values table ---+-------+-----------+------- id | value | form_item | entry ---+--...
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Query to select max value on join

I have a table of Users: |Username|UserType|Points| |John |A |250 | |Mary |A |150 | |Anna |B |600 | and Levels |UserType|MinPoints|Level | |A |100 |...
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How to select rows based on other tables - MySql

I have tables like this: CheckTable (id) (user_id) [0] [403] UserTable (id) (username) [403] [hello] I want to select only the rows from the UserTable that do not have the user id row in the ...
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MySQL Update column with case on joined tables

I have 2 tables and I want to update table 1 using a case check on table 2: update cms.Clients c #c_id unique join cms.ClientDomains d #c_id not unique on c.c_id = d.c_id set c.country = case ...
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A join that uses ordered phyical records is more efficient than others?

If i execute a join that uses ordered phyical records, it will be more efficient than a join that does not have the physycal records ordered? References are welcome.
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SQL Joining across multiple tables

I'm trying to query across multiple queries at once, it is fairly easy to run queries one after the other but that is not what I should be doing in this case. I have one free variable and the rest of ...
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TSQL Delete All dates and stores data

This might sound like a stupid question but I can't seem to find a better way. It's a posting system where stores send us info on a daily basis (can be for multiple days). That info is placed in ...
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Selecting data from another table using a foreign key [duplicate]

I have two tables A & B. Table A id | name | num Table B id | date | roll id in table B is a foreign key which relates to the id in table A. I want to get the contents of table B where id ...
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MySQL: SELECT and JOIN with not exists values?

How can i SELECT data from two tables using 'JOIN' operator, if some values with cat_idx and tar_id from categories (tar_id = 87) does not exists in time_discounts table. (I need to print '0' in this ...
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How do I do a join and exclude certain records?

Table STUDENT has columns ID, LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME Table TEACHER has columns ID, TEACHER_ID, STUDENT_ID Students can have many teachers. Teachers can add students to their class. I want to be able ...
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MySQL - Many to Many Join. Left Join already Present

I am building a Attendance System for a Client and have become a tad stuck with JOIN's. I already have a left JOIN running, and want to add a JOIN on a many-to-many relationship but can't get my head ...
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Why are correlated subqueries sometimes faster than joins in Postgres?

This relates to the dataset described in Postgres is performing sequential scan instead of index scan I've started working on adapting the import logic to work with a more normalised schema – no ...
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How to select from 3 tables while using count on 1, and sum on another?

I'm stuck on this one query. Here is my setup: table 1 (shows) show_user show_count table 2 (views) view_user view_views table 3 (users) user user_name What I need to is produce results ...
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PostgreSQL seems to create inefficient plans in simple conditional joins

Consider these two queries: SELECT t1.id, * FROM t1 INNER JOIN t2 ON t1.id = t2.id where t1.id > -9223372036513411363; And: SELECT t1.id, * FROM t1 INNER JOIN t2 ON ...
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How to combine UNION and INNER JOIN?

I'm fetching the grandparent of all nodes in a tree as follows: SELECT P.id, P.parent, GP.parent gp_id FROM product_groups P INNER JOIN product_groups GP ON P.parent = GP.id There is ...
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MySQL query too long to execute

I have one query that work pretty well: SELECT [MANY THINGS] FROM vehicule v0_ FORCE INDEX (PRIMARY) INNER JOIN categorie_vehicule c1_ ON v0_.idCategorieVehicule = c1_.idCategorieVehicule INNER ...
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PostgreSQL - Simple column binding

I have many tables of the same length (number of rows) that were previously ordered by some columns as they were being written on disk. My SELECT is of the form: SELECT t1.id, t1.value, t2.value, t3....
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aggregate on join latest value

This is a problem I often get stuck in and I hope there is a solution. Let's build an example: Table products: product_id, product_name Table Prices: product_id, valid_since, Price Lets say I ...
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INNER JOIN for 3 tables [duplicate]

I am doing a small course in SQL during my academic degree, I am very new with this material. I saw Inner joinning 3 tables on StackOverflow, I tried to do INNER JOIN between my three tables, the ...
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Left Join Not returning rows when date is in range of longer than 1 day

How do I left join Table A and B? SELECT dev_hour.hour,rtdogs.delivery_date,rtdogs.delivery_hour,rtdogs.total_offer FROM ( SELECT hour FROM ( SELECT * FROM delivery_hour ) xx )...
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Return 2 columns from MySQL subquery?

I'm new in MySQL programing and I have one problem. I created this query: SELECT *, topics.createdate AS TopicCreateDate, (SELECT (SELECT username FROM users ...
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Subquery can't find column from superquery's join

I'm running into some trouble with SQL: Basically I'm trying to get a result set back that contains a sum of ALL questions asked to employees (grouped by company) and also add the "onetime_items" ...
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Joining 4 tables of which one is unrelated

I have 4 tables as follows. I want to find a wholesum resultset, limited to 25 records, in the following way: Users from Table1 based on a condition And those Users should not be in Table2 [Non ...
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Get records with specific group name from table A and see if any exist in table B, if it does then add matching records in Table B to group

Let me start off by saying I am not a DB admin or a DB pro, I work with SQL as a php developer but that's about it. So I hope I can explain this properly and I hope one of you DB guys/gals can help. ...
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Hash Join vs Hash Semi Join

PostgreSQL 9.2 I'm trying to understand the difference between Hash Semi Join and just Hash Join. Here're two queries: I EXPLAIN ANALYZE SELECT * FROM orders WHERE customerid IN (SELECT customerid ...
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Fetch items where related rows has different values

I have table in MySQL called attributes, and other table, attribute_values, one attribute can have multiple values, values identified by context attribute and has value_c attribute wich contain value. ...
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Combining GROUP BY and JOIN

This seems like a really simple request, but I can't find the answer. I'll admit that I only have a very limited understanding of JOINs, so it could just be that I just don't fully understand the ...
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Postgresql join removal

I just watched the very interesting video from Rob Farley "Designing for simplification" and I was wondering if the 4 rules given in the video for join removal also hold on PostgreSQL. If a view is ...
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MySQL FULL JOIN on same table

I have a table like this: And I want to get something like: fecha siguiendo seguidores 2016-01-02 430 1430 2016-01-03 450 NULL 2016-01-04 NULL 5000 ...
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Natural join question, I have the answer, but I don't know why it's correct. Help?

So I have a relatively simple database schema. I'm not sure why the where clause in the answer magically makes the dept_name duplication problem go away. I'm new to all this and I'm sure the answer is ...
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How do I join information schema to the table's data?

I need to join a table using it's column name from the INFORMATION SCHEMA. Is this possible? I actually found another way to work around it. I am using Innodb. For the structure it's kind of ...
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Join table into different columns

I have two tables (simplified). table1: - id (serial) table2: - table1_id (integer) - value (text) - type (integer) I want to join these two tables, but depending on the type, I want ...
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Perform join on multiple tables

I have three tables right now in a postgres DB: Artists ID Name Shows ID Date Venue Price Is_sold Ages Time Multi_day Pit Artists_shows ID Show_id ...
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Get rows with minimum value

I have tables company: company_id | - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 | 2 | employee: employee_id | - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 ...
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Union Query format in mysql

I am training in MySQL. I have database called ships. My goal is => For each class, define the number of ships of this class that were sunk in battles. Result set: class, number of sunked ships. Here ...
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NOT IN (together with join) query

I have two tables : Part, OrderLine: Part (PartNum PK, PartDesc, Price) OrderLine (OrderNum PK, PartNum PK, QtyOrdered) And I want to find out the parts that were not ordered. I think I have a ...
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How to optimise multiple joins with OR?

I need to extract some statistical information form drupal database tables. The problem with drupal is that it splits it's data for entities across multiple tables and getting simple information from ...
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Multiple WHERE conditions on same column =val1 but doesnt=val2 or val3

I am trying to filter a table which has NON-UNIQUE transaction id's, joined to a products table on 1 common column. The filter needs to be as follows: equal to :group1 AND NOT equal to :group2 AND ...
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Inner Joins between Subsets of the Same Table

All, I am trying to figure out the syntax for doing joins between subsets of the same table. I have: Employee ( EmpId PK , EmpFirst, EmpLast, EmpMid, DateHired, SSN, DateBirth, Gender, PhoneNum, ...
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Select another row if NULL

In a MySQL database I have these tables: Table 1: News news_id int (PK) category int (FK) rating tinyint Table 2: News Detail news_detail_id int (PK) news_id int (FK) language_code char ...
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JOIN on 3 tables being slow

everyone. Can't figure out what indices are missing or how to rephrase my query. I created about a milllion of test entries in each table to see performance. Query takes about 1.5 seconds which is ...
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Can we do a Join on SQL tables on M:N relationship?

hope this is not too dumb/simple. I have been practicing joins recently and I have never seen a join done between tables T1, T2 that are in an M:N (Many-Many) relationship. Instead, joins are made ...
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Using SELECT in the WHERE clause of another SELECT

I have made a draft remote application on top of libpq for PostrgreSQL. It behaves well, but I have profiled the general functioning of the application. For each final business result that I produce, ...
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Join query returning 0 rows - impossible where

My query is performed from a php web request using a PDO prepared statement. My desired output is to list the top 10 brands which have the same transaction id as the 'selected' brand :brand by order ...
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I have following two MySQL queries and i want to execute it inside one procedure

Following query returns 10 rows of recipe id's i wants to pass first query's output which is of 10 rows to the second query and display the output of both the queries inside a procedure. Query 1: ...
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SQL queries to only show most recent purchase records for individual food items

I'm working with a food purchasing / invoice system in MS Access 2013 and am trying to create an SQL query that will return the most recent purchase price for each individual food item. Here is a ...
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How do I write this cross Join in MySQL?

It should create a set of columns (ControlRange, SensorBias, SensorError, VDCurve, INSHalfCurve, INSSensCurve, ExogDEXCurve, InitGlucose) and all permutations of their values. I want the order given ...
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Minimizing Page Fetches

I have a complicated database structure and am trying to use it to retrieve Records based on multiple selection criteria from several tables. As a general rule, is it better to attempt to use ...