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Remove all character except A-Za-z0-9 without regex [migrated]

Is there a way to remove all characters except A-Za-z0-9 when querying some column in PostgreSQL without regex? or is the shortest way is regex? SELECT foo FROM bar; -- ajhg asjg, asga. 1234 ax -- ...
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Updating values with randomly generated values?

I've got an .sqlite3 database here. I want to replace all the values of a set distinct number of columns in the database with randomly generated values (the values should be unique). At the moment ...
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mysql how to replace a column content

I using Mysql. Table: Content_T1 id : int title : varchar255 content: text my all page content will be save in content columns. mysql content column... there is some <img ...
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Mysql REPLACE INTO query for Multiple rows insertion

I'm trying to add multiple rows using 'replace into' , but its updating one row. REPLACE INTO user_balance (user_id,acc_type,currency,balance,enable_deposit, ...
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DB2 - REPLACE INTO SELECT from table

Is there a way in db2 where I can replace the entire table with just selected rows from the same table ? Something like REPLACE into tableName select * from tableName where col1='a'; (I can export ...
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MySQL - Update vs. Replace Into — why is Update non-parallel, and Replace Into allows multi-threads?

In trying to optimize a query that does (Insert ... on duplicate key update) .... someone suggested I do "Replace Into" to optimize performance. I'm not 100% certain the difference other than ... ...
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replace in String from subquery

I'm currently (trying) to optimize veery weird code. So please don't teach me about bad DB design ;-). Assuming there are two tables messages and options In the messages table theres a string like ...
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(MySQL) Need an “in-place” REPLACE for adjusting historical data

I have a table with around 6,000,000 records. It is backed up every few hours. Recently a script ran that cascade updated about 2,000,000 of the older records to bad values. I have extracted those ...
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postgresql replace table without losing dependancies

i want to replace an existing table with a new one, without losing foreign keys or inheritance relations. But I feel lazy to alter it to make it look like the new one. Is there a way to replace the ...
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mysqldump replace option - ubuntu / mediawiki

I know this is probably a silly question, but I'd like to be sure, rather than make assumptions. There's the option to use 'replace' in a mysqldump, which uses the 'REPLACE' rather than the 'INSERT' ...
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Removing apostrophe in result set

create view ENTRP_SERVS.V_IRS_BULK as Select Atr.Ssn_Tx ,Names.First_Na ,Names.Middle_Na ,Names.Last_Na ,Reff.Ref_Cd_Desc_Tx Suffix_Na ,MBR.PRSN_MBRSH_ID, T_PRSN_MBRSH_TAX.FILTER_TYPE_CD From ...
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Remove single quotes from db2 column name

I have following query which i am trying to execute against db2 database server SELECT REPLACE('\'abc\'','\'','') FROM TN_DAY_PROCESS I am expecting the output like abc without single quotes from ...
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Replace minus symbol across whole document [closed]

A program I use has SQL & RTF files to generate reports and I'm wanting to remove all instances of the - (minus) symbol from the resulting document. I'd tried a SELECT REPLACE but I'm not very ...
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UPDATE SET REPLACE() matches but does not change

I've seen another post about this exact thing but it's 1-1/2 years old so I thought I'd make my own...besides, the other post did not help me. What I am trying to do is pretty straight-forward. To ...
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Need to replace only first occurrence of string

I hope I worded the question right. Here are the specifics: This is regarding a MySQL database. I've inherited several hundred posts with custom fields and a unique excerpt. At this point I think I ...
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Remove the last character from Variable String

I have a few variable data in the column "email". For example: roy2087@gmail.com123 sg123@yahoo.compori How do I get rid of the characters after .com? I used Replace(email,'.com%',gmail.com), ...
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Query to change all field in a given mysql table?

I have a table with a timestamp field called "time". I have many records in this table and "time" has value like: 1343296642, 1343308689... I need to run a query to subtract 2 years of time to those ...
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Query to find and replace text in all tables and fields of a mysql db

I need to run a query to find and replace some text in all tables of a mysql database. I found this query, but it only looks for the text in the tbl_name table and just in the column field. update ...
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How to prepare a date and double for a mysql replace statement?

I have a MySql table with three columns: CU VARCHAR(3) DA DATETIME VA DOUBLE I need to execute several REPLACE into mytable (CU, DA, VA) values("ABC", mydate, myval) statements from Java. mydate is ...
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Update many rows in a table with a single statement?

What is the easiest way to update many rows in a table? I have a csv file that looks like this: |primary_key |value| | 1 | xyz| | 2 | abc| | 3 | def| ... Rows with ...