A core SQL statement, SELECT retrieves data from one or more tables or other sources of row set data such as views or table-valued functions.

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How to do a case sensitive search in WHERE clause?

I want case sensitive search in SQL query. But by default, MySQL does not consider the case of the strings. Any idea on how to do a case sensitive search in SQL query?
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How can I use a default value in a Select query in PostgreSQL?

I would like to use a default value for a column that should be used if no rows is returned. Is that possible in PostgreSQL? How can I do it? Or is there any other way I can solve this? E.g. ...
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Select custom meta_key and meta_value from wordpress in single query [migrated]

I have a custom field named 'video_code' and yoast seo's custom field named '_yoast_wpseo_title', both under meta_key column like this: meta_id | post_id | meta_key | meta_value 123 ...
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Filter several columns and order it from a table

I am looking to filter it for values 1 and 2 (door open/shut)… and ensure it is sorted in DATE and TIME order…. and finally by bus stop id. From that picture ... Anybody can help me with it? Thank ...
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Processlist show most of the queries are sending data for select query

I have faced some problem like sending data state in processlist. In my application I used parallel processing which send 50 count at a time, and that will do some MySQL database operation (select and ...
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SQL SELECT - adding field to SELECT with JOIN is changing the results

I have a SQL sentence with JOIN, running on mysql 5.5.16: SELECT DISTINCT (ot.orders_id), ot.value FROM orders_status_history osh INNER JOIN orders_total ot ON ( osh.orders_id = ot.orders_id ) WHERE ...
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Grouping based on the status, then count its product and the total based on its category ID

I have a table with product ID, category ID and status of the product. +---------+-------------+-------------+ | id | cat_id | status | +---------+-------------+-------------+ | 1 ...
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How is encoding done in SQL database tables for pattern matching?

Are strings in table columns represented as bit patterns or Unicode? Does the database engine bring them into memory in a different representation character set from the disk-persisted ...
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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: What exact commands does each privilege level allow?

I am configuring some new logins for users who have already been using the relevant MySQL servers under other logins. I would like to limit their privileges to the minimum each user needs, based on ...
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Select Multiple Values from Same Column; one sql statment

I am looking to return a list of users from a database. There are hundreds of users in the db. Each user has it's own unique user_id. All of the values that I am trying to return reside in the same ...
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Postgres: Disable “similarity” column output on “SELECT SIMILARITY”?

I've tried disabling similarity column output on SELECT SIMILARITY but still cannot. Below query will generate a column similarity: SELECT SIMILARITY(title, 'Nation'), title FROM gallery WHERE title ...
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MySQL select with join table

I have 3 tables, one of them is join table: user table: CREATE TABLE `user` ( `id`, `name`) media table: CREATE TABLE `media` ( `id`, `value`, `type` enum('M', 'T')) user_media table: CREATE ...
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Select range of non-identical date from different table

On MySQL5 with innoDB, I have sensor data in multiple tables, all with an ID and a DATETIME field, like so (two tables shown, but there are more). The IDs and DATETIMEs are not identical between ...
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Searching a keyword from multiple tables using my querry , [migrated]

I want to search "law" from three tables tbl_books, tbl_books_author and tbl_books_subject. I am running following query. SELECT * FROM tbl_books p, tbl_books_author d, tbl_books_subject m WHERE ...
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What does the term “projection” refer to in an SQL query (or view definition)

In Oracle's document The Query Optimizer, under View Merging, I found the following information The view merging optimization applies to views that contain only selections, projections, and ...
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Can I parse a text value from a specific column in a query (MySQL)?

I was playing around with Sakila and I ran across the actor_info view and one of its columns is film_info which is a detail of all the movies one actor has worked in. For example a query would be: ...
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Run and Save multiple SELECT statements

Within a Postgres function I would like to run a number of SELECT commands. For each SELECT command I would like to output written to separate text files. What is the best way to implement this? ...
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Speeding up a simple select query on Mariadb

I have a 100k rows table with the following structure: +----------+------------------+------+-----+---------+----------------+ | Field | Type | Null | Key | Default | Extra | ...
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Getting the top count of records from a table for each month and user

I have a table where translations are stored along with the user_id and when the translation was added. I want to create a query that shows the 'Translator of the month' (the person who did the most ...
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SQL Server user cannot select from a table it just created?

I'm having trouble understanding permissions in SQL Server (in this case SQL Server 2012, but not sure how version-dependent this issue is). I can create a database, create a login/user on master, ...
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SELECT and UPDATE in a single query while updating selective fields of duplicate records only

I have a MySQL table named Contacts_table with, say, the following contents: ID NUMBER NAME CITY 001 2222222222 John Doe Los Angeles 002 ...
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How can I optimize this Cross Table COUNT() mysql query?

I am trying to cut down the retrieval speed of this MySQL query. All instances of COUNT() point to the PRIMARY key of each field. Currently this query makes my MySQL hang. It seems ridiculous as I'm ...
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Insert into table select * from table vs bulk insert

I just wanted to know that SQL Statement INSERT INTO TABLE1 SELECT * FROM TABLE2, will work same like bulk insert ? If no, Is there any way exclude index while inserting records. Process is inserting ...
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How do I perform a query on a dynamic list of tables?

I have a database named as ( conntrack ) with unknown amount of tables.I have a static table "tabidx" which has one column "date". The following table is static and its name is tabidx which provide ...
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DISTINCT Role in SELECT

EDIT: @Moderators: Please delete this question. I still feel that it is unclear what I am asking. Maybe I could have used some Venn diagrams in order to describe the problem. The COUNTs do not seem to ...
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How do I select the value with SERIAL data type in postgres [closed]

I want to know how to select values from a column that has SERIAL data type. I already try to do that but the output is like this 'Resource id #3', and not just '3' I use SERIAL so I dont have to ...
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Selecting most recent date when dates are stored in another table

Working in a MySQL database, I have tables set up like this: Table song_instances has song_id (int), meeting_instance_id (int) The meeting_instances table has columns meeting_instance_id (int), ...
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MySQL - SELECT on MyISAM Table on index - Does table size (rowcount) matter?

I was arguing with a coworker if SELECT * WHERE t BETWEEN ? AND ? on a MyIsam table where t is an index is significantly slower for huge tables. The hypothetically returned dataset is always the ...
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select group by with multiple AND conditions on the same columns

I've an sql table like this: SID|SERVICE_SID|ATTRIBUTE_SID|VALUE 1 2 5 "VAL1" 2 2 4 "VAL8" 3 2 3 "VAL4" 4 11 5 ...
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Numeric cell with 0 not null

I have the following query (in a Oracle Database): SELECT SUM (CANTITATE) FROM ANEXA2A_TABEL2_ROWS WHERE TIP_ACTIUNE = 'COLECTATE' AND TIP_AMB = ...
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how to cache a subset for cascading select queries in mysql

Here is another database problem I stumbled upon. I have a date-range partitioned MyIsam look-up table with 200M records and ~150 columns. On this Table I need to perform cascading SELECT-Statements ...
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Grant Select on some columns for specific user

I have a windows group with 20 people and all 20 people in the group were revoked access for some columns in the table. Now I need to add the select permissions for 2 of the users in this windows ...
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Why does “DELETE WHERE (VARCHAR)=0” execute successfully?

DELETE FROM stats WHERE name=0 "name" is type VARCHAR(64). The above resulted in all records in the table being deleted, instead of just the 10~ that should have been affected. Only that many were ...
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The cost of left out join versus a select [closed]

I'm currently working with Ebean for database abstraction. My test database is Postgresql 9.3 I turned on logging for the SQL queries to test some code behavior. So, assume 2 tables, OneToMany ...
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Select * from (every table in an subselect)

I was trying to get an select * from (for column table result) every table_name with the result bellow, how can i achieve this? (SELECT a.table_name FROM all_cons_columns a JOIN all_constraints c ...
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how to fetch different data on compare rows of two tables

I have two tables in my database, one is user_app table in which user info are stored, table are as: +--------------+--------------+------+-----+-------------------+-----------------------------+ | ...
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Oracle: guaranteeing unmodified database state with queries?

If the first word of a SQL statement is either WITH or SELECT, is the statement guaranteed not to change the state of the database? i.e. is this loop "safe"? read SQL string if string begins with ...
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SELECT rows with duplicate values

I have a table of names in mysql InnoDB as Firstname Lastname Steve Ross John Doe J. Doe Mike Ross Michael Ross Roger ...
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How to select data in the same table on different rows that are empty?

I use this select on my SQLite database: SELECT attributeX FROM table GROUP BY attributeX HAVING COUNT(attributeY) = 0; My table: attributeX (type integer) | attributeY (type text) ...
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MySQL Count rows from another table for each record in table

SELECT student.StudentID, student.`Name`, COUNT(attendance.AttendanceID) AS Total FROM student LEFT JOIN attendance ON student.StudentID = attendance.StudentID I am trying to count the last ...
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MySQL - How to replace a given value from multiple columns when using SELECT?

I need to SELECT a set of rows of a given table whose structure looks like - 1º line is the name of columns A01 A02 A03 A04 A05 ... A200 99999 99999 10 753 99999 ...
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MySQL - How to check whether all values of a given SELECTed row are equals? [closed]

Using MySQL, how can i SELECT all rows whose values are equals ? For instance, suppose a SELECT of a given table as follows COLUMN_A COLUMN_B COLUMN_C ... COLUMN_N 1 2 4 ...
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Mysql search matching multiple values in multiple columns

I need to speed up a search. Currently we let our users input a name: John Doe Then in Java we split that string to create multiple values (or "terms") ["John", "Doe"] and loop through the terms ...
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Reference column alias in same SELECT list

I'm converting an old MS-Access-based system to PostgreSQL. In Access, fields that were made up in SELECTs could be used as parts of equations for later fields, like this: SELECT samples.id, ...
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I want to rewrite my MySQL query so that FIND_IN_SET doesn't do a full table scan unless necessary

I want to rewrite my MySQL query so that the last table join doesn't do a full table scan unless necessary. Here's what I mean. Under certain conditions I don't need to select any rows in that join ...
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on every row on SELECT Query must lookup to other table

I'm working on Login/Logout System and I'm facing this problem regarding on SELECT Query. I have 2 tables namely dtr_tbl and shift_tbl. In dtr_tbl are the logs of the user(login/logout time details) ...
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SQL SUM of different product groups in one query?

I have a table with the following columns: PRODUCT_ID | PRODUCT_NAME | GROUP_ID | GROUP_NAME | PRICE GROUP_ID and GROUP_NAME are not UNIQUE. Can I make a selection which just returns each GROUP_ID ...
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CONCURRENT SELECT's SLOW … LOCK IN SHARE MODE

My Table has 25 Million rows total and 6 million rows satisfying below where clause. Select 1: select max(stamp) from Table where type = "string" LOCK IN SHARE MODE ; 6000+ seconds Select 2: ...
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How does like query work with indexed table

I am working in Spring-java and mysql. I have to query the table of size 100k records. Table has say 10 columns. And In my sql select query I have to make like queries with %text% search on say 4 ...