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Cannot delete Postgresql constraints that were former unique keys

I have modified unique constraints. I am adding a field to every unique constraint. To do that, I need to drop the existing unique constraints and create the new ones. I am trying to delete foreign ...
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Postgresql log rotation

In postgresql, I'm using the following configuration to maintain my weekly logs: log_truncate_on_rotation = on log_rotation_age = 1d log_filename = 'postgresql-%a.log' log_rotation_size = 0 #just ...
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postgresql statement taking ages to cancel in pgAdmin III

I was running a query in pgAdmin III and it was taking a long time. After 9 minutes I decided to cancel it using the stop button. The UI stated that it was cancelling and stayed in that state for ...
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Windows Domain User with Admin privileges cannot access a drive with full permissions in psql

I have installed the standard PostgreSQL 9.5 from Enterprise DB with a domain-level postgres user who has domain-level admin group membership. I have explicitly added full permissions for this user to ...
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Optimizing “WHERE x BETWEEN a AND b GROUP BY y” query

CREATE TABLE test_table ( id uuid NOT NULL, "RefId" uuid NOT NULL, "timestampCol" timestamp without time zone NOT NULL, "bigint1" bigint NOT NULL, "bigint2" bigint NOT NULL, "int1" integer ...
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Create custom JSON response from PostgreSQL table

Consider the following table: CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS trips ( trip_id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY, start_location TEXT REFERENCES locations(label), end_location TEXT REFERENCES locations(label), ...
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BDR Syncing Logs

I am making use of 2ndquadrant's BDR. Syncing always worked smoothly except for one day when I would make data changes on node 1. The data was confirmed to be on the node and committed successfully ...
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Median absolute deviation for time series outlier detection in Amazon Redshift

Context I am tasked with trying to detect outliers in time series data in an Amazon Redshift (PostgreSQL) system. Also known as a public holiday detector around the office. The method I have been ...
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Postgres latency issues during memory compaction on EC2 (Ubuntu 14.04)

We've recently upgraded our EC2 instance that hosts our Postgres database to an i2.8xlarge with 244GB of memory (this is to utilise the large amounts of ephemeral storage it comes with). Since ...
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Database extensions vs migrations [on hold]

When using of database specific features (instead of 3rd party solutions) is justified, especially on the beginning stage of the project? Example: Postgres has full-text search, which do not support ...
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What can I do to monitor “out of shared memory” issues?

I'm new to database administration and I would really like some advice on what tools I could use or what I could do to monitor "out of shared memory" issues. I've been seeing these "out of shared ...
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PostgreSQL to HDFS to Spark, or PostgreSQL directly to Spark SQL?

If the end goal is to perform computations with Spark, what are the reasons one would first transfer Postgres data to an HDFS (with Sqoop) vs. just using Spark SQL with Postgres directly (with the ...
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What's an “inline query”?

According to the currently accepted answer to this question a partial solution to an efficiency problem was to "inline" the query. I can't tell what that is, I can't ask in comments (too little rep) ...
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export data from postgresql

I have some text like xml -code in a field of table. I want to export the data from my field into file without any changes. I've tried to use a lot of variants but all of them changes the text. The ...
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In Postgresql comparing timestamps gives no result at all? [on hold]

I am having two tables a, b. Table a is a FDW table from a mysql database. Table b is a normal pgsql table. b.entry_time is of type timestamp without time zone. table a is having some data that I ...
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Using postgres database from another computer

I have PostgreSQL version 9.5 installed at my machine (Windows 7 Enterprise x64 bit version). I have several databases in schema 'public'. I would like to use/access one of these databases from ...
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Repmgr standby does not ask witness before promote

we have PostgreSQL 9.5 cluster with 3 servers (master,standby, witness) and repmgr 3.1.3. Master and standby server are in different data centers. Set automatic failover. All working good except one ...
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PostgreSQL Numeric field: allow comma or dot in decimal separator [on hold]

Some users insert a comma (1,2) instead of dot (1.2) in a numeric field. This raises a postgresql error: Invalid input syntax for type numeric I tried creating a trigger that replaces the comma ...
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How to add PK on every id column in Postgres

I have an issue. I have database backup for existing DB let's call it dev_db. I recovered it but under a different name like master_db and backup how I understood has only tables, columns types and ...
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SQL Text data type deprecated?

I have read that Microsoft SQL Server has deprecated the text data type in favour of varchar(max). PostGreSQL already allows varchar (without a length) as an alternative for text. The question is, ...
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DBMS comparison [on hold]

I am interested in getting to know differences in some of the DBM systems. I am mainly thinking of MS SQL, PostgreSQL and mySQL, but am also willing to dig into some other DBM systems, like Oracle. ...
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PostgreSQL Partitioned table update trigger

I have a date-partitioned table (inheritance partitioninng just like the one pg_partman does) which is referenced by quite a few tables in my database. To resolve the FKs checking for referenced field ...
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Postgres “could not receive data from client: Connection reset by peer.”

I have a cakephproject got a error when the project reload and it seem the error Database connection "Postgres" is missing, or could not be created. I have checked the error it will show error could ...
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pgAdmin ||| paging?

I'm wondering if there is no paging feature for the pgAdmin III 1.22.1 Query tool. So if I try to query a table with 500k+ rows without constraints, the query takes like 30s. Is there a paging ...
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Repopulating PostgreSQL Database with Data Directory from Another DataBase Instance

I have had to delete PostgreSQL for an issue and reinstall it, however before uninstalling I did not execute the command pg_dump. I still have the data directory from this instance. After reinstalling ...
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Postgres: turn off formating for xml export?

I want to export some table to xml file: \o output.xml SELECT table_to_xml('modified_records', TRUE, TRUE, ''); However, I'm struggling with psql formatting. The best I managed to get is: \t on \x ...
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How can i get created function dates in postgresql? [closed]

I want to know about newly function created date in postgresql.
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Routinely deleting aged postgresql rows via cron

I have a Django website with a postgresql 9.3.10 backend. The website contains dynamic user-generated content (think of it as a form of 9gag). There are some tables from which I routinely delete aged ...
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Add Shapefile loader plugin to PgAdminPortable

I'm using PgAdminPortable and I'd like to enable « PostGIS Shapefile and DBF loader » plugin. The issue is that the files are not structured as in a PostgreSQL complete install (see below). I have ...
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Remove header (column names) from query result [migrated]

I am using a Java based program and I am writing a simple select query inside that program to retrieve data from the PostgreSQL database. The data come with the header which is an error for the rest ...
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Customize jsonb key sort order involving arrays

I have a table in PostgreSQL with some data: create table t2 ( key jsonb, value jsonb ); INSERT INTO t2(key, value) VALUES ('1', '"test 1"') ,('2', '"test 2"') ,('3', '"test 3"') ,('[]', '"...
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Postgresql tables seem duplicated (with suffixes such us pkey, hashes, etc)

due to some problems I came to check the state of my current database in production and I found that some tables are "duplicated". By duplicated I mean that there appear to be some clones of the ...
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Restore PostgreSQL database with same locale settings as source database

I have a PostreSQL 9.x database on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS production machine. My development machine is Windows 7-based, providing PostreSQL 9.y. I want to restore the Ubuntu PostreSQL database on my ...
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How can I replicate some tables from one PostgreSQL database to another? [closed]

How can I replicate some tables from one PostgreSQL database to another? I know I can replicate a database but I want to replicate 2 or 3 tables from one database to another.
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Protect a table against concurrent data changes while allowing to vacuum it

I am running PostgreSQL 9.5. In a transaction, I check if data in the table satisfy some conditions: IF condition1 THEN -- do this ELSE IF condition2 THEN -- do that ELSE ... END IF; ...
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UPDATE a column in one table according to a column in another

In Postgres, I have two tables that have become de-normalized. We're in the process of migrating to a normalized form, but in the meantime the tables have become out of sync. I'd like to copy the ...
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Postgres: extracting multiple bit-columns from single 'flags' column after join with 2nd table

I have a query similar to this below. As you can see, there are multiple parts which are very similar. SELECT id, aaaa, bbbb, tags ,( SELECT COUNT(*) > 0 ...
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Check Postgres Listener is up/down?

I am using PostgreSQL LISTEN/NOTIFY functionality in Java. So I have made a ListenerBean which is run at Application startup. LISTENER class in java: @Singleton @Startup ...
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Renaming a column in a materialized view with an unknown name

I have a materialized view with an unknown column name, and I need to give that column a name. I can't just recreate the view because it took a long time to create. dba=# \d temp_name_relationships; ...
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Can I iterate a value depending if the previous is what I want?

Suppose that I have this table in PostgreSQL 9.4: CREATE TABLE trajs ( id serial NOT NULL PRIMARY KEY, obj_id integer, traj_id integer, geom geometry, t timestamp without time ...
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Self-JOIN with occurrence count

I use PostgreSQL 9.4 and I have a table called certificates containing the following columns: CREATE TABLE certificates ( id serial PRIMARY KEY, common_name varchar(255) NOT NULL, state ...
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trigger/trigger function to work on all column but 1

I need a trigger/trigger function to fire on all insert/updates for all changes in all columns but 1 if a user changes the value in that column, it is not significant and the trigger does not need to ...
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How do I save result of a join to another table?

In PostgreSQL I can save result if SELECT to another table with SELECT INTO: SELECT id INTO new_record_ids FROM new_table EXCEPT SELECT id FROM old_table ORDER BY id; However this doesn't ...
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determine what prevented Postgres from starting

I'm in a bit of a quandry over a test machine that is running a Java Web App on top of a Postgres database. When I started the machine today (running Centos 6.1), I navigated to my site page and my ...
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conditional trigger function for history table

I have a history table that tracks modifications to attributes/geometry for each layer I need to set a condition that if the attribute is 'Y' for the column "export" in the "span1" layer, the trigger ...
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Key/value table: what is a good way to organize it if value could be foreign key?

Suppose a have a structure of two tables Table Key names: |_Key name_|_Parent_key_id_| | key1 | NULL | | key2 | key1 | Table Key values: |_Key__|_Value__|_Version__| | ...
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LISTEN/NOTIFY pgconnection goes down java?

I am using PostgreSQL DB and applying it's LISTEN/NOTIFY functionality. So my listener is at my AS (Application Server) and I have triggers configured on my DB such that when CRUD operations are ...
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RedShift Roles For Superuser-like Role with Read Only Access

I'm managing a RedShift cluster and our engineers need more access than is generally provided to them with their roles. Essentially they would require the right to read EVERYTHING in all tables but ...
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Temp postgres table ignores “excluding constraints”

In PostgreSQL 9.5. I'd like to create a temporary copy of my table without its primary key. Postgres has a feature { INCLUDING | EXCLUDING } { DEFAULTS | CONSTRAINTS | INDEXES | STORAGE | COMMENTS | ...
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Use Alias In Join Condition [closed]

In the syntax below I want to use "MaxID" as part of my join condition, but it keeps throwing an error of ERROR: syntax error at or near "[" LINE 29: AND t1.["MaxID"]=t2.id This is my ...