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

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Uniq join 3 tables with relationship table not uniq

I am using Postgres. I have 3 tables: table_1 id table_1_2 table_1_id, table_2_id table_2 id The problem is the relationship table table_1_2 is not uniq. I.e., table_1_2 will have the ...
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placing conditions in a join query join on vs where

Is there and advantage to one of the following options over the other or are they the same ? select * from T1 Join T2 on T2.id=T1.t2_id and T2.field=value; vs. select * from T1 Join T2 ...
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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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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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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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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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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, racing,...
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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 02.05....
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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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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 a....
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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 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), sum(...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 --- ---------------- 100 500 100 300 100 100 101 200 101 300 I Need a result ...
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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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Interpretation of multiple join order

I have a problem using multiple joins in one SQL Statement. For example, I have 10 Tables which are tbl1, tbl2, tbl3,..,tbl10. I would like to select some columns from each table. If I use joins in ...
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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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Can I optimize a left join for a single match? [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way I can speed up queries against this particular view?

I have three tables in a PostgreSQL database that I'm querying via a view and some joins. CREATE TABLE network_info ( network CIDR NOT NULL, some_info TEXT NULL, ...
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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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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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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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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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Join conditions and Where conditions in Left Join

STUDENT table contains a list of students in my school Database LIBRARY_BOOK table contains the information of each Book that is with currently with any student. each student is allowed only 1 book ...
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What indexes should one use to optimize a PostgreSQL query with a JOIN depth of 2?

Disclaimer: I am relatively new to PostgreSQL. I'm wondering how to optimize a query that does 2 INNER JOINs. My scenario is fairly simple: Select Posts with a photo (Posts.photo IS NOT NULL) and a ...
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same table on different commands (inner join)

Testing some commands of MySQL, I've come across these two comands resulting on the same table. Command 1: select sales.relatory_code, sales.date, destiny.exportation_name from sales, destiny where ...
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select values from a table where column values should be different [closed]

Let us say there are 4 columns in a table . cpt,cpt4mod,itemcharge,eff_date. condition1: if the values of cpt,cpt4 and itemcharge are same, but eff_date is different. Then I need to fetch the ...
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Understanding multiple table join with aggregation

I have a basic question on how JOIN works on multiple tables. I want to count occurrences of Foreign Key in link1 & link2 CREATE TABLE main ( id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY, name text NOT NULL ); ...