An acronym for "Structured Query Language" (it's not the name of a specific DBMS product), SQL can be used in relational database management systems (RDBMS) to query, update, delete, and insert data as well as modify the structure of the database. It can also be used to manage schemas and data ...

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deleting a table referenced by many foreign keys

I have a table that I want to drop and create again, because I want to add the IDENTITY property to a column, wich is not possible directly. The problem is that I can't drop it, because my table is ...
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Check Constraint with Case Statement

I want to add a check constraint on a column if entered value for column is greater than 3 than it should be saved as 1 else entered value. For that scenario I am using below query but on insertion of ...
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Why are simple SELECTs on InnoDB 100x slower than on MyISAM?

I have quite an annoying problem. I want to use INNODB as my main database engine and give up on MyISAM as I need the former for using galera-cluster for redundancy. I copied (description follows) ...
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Technical documentation for Replication [on hold]

My boss wants me to write a technical paper on replication, I don't know where to start or what to write about. We held a discussion and he talked about: Managed Code (we use VB.NET) Triggers ...
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Outer Apply vs Left Join Performance

I am Using SQL SERVER 2008 R2 I just came across APPLY in SQL and loved how it solves query problems for so many cases, Many of the tables I was using 2 left join to get the result, I was able to ...
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Users Characteristics

I'm really battling an issue where I have a Users table that has a growing number of user characteristics (regligion, smoking preferences, etc). The strategy I've used thus far has been to add a ...
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Double subquery is very slow, but independently they are fine

I have this query: SELECT mac, pid, node_category.name, status, computername, user_agent, detect_date, regdate, unregdate, last_dhcp, node.notes, (SELECT ip FROM iplog WHERE iplog.mac = node.mac ...
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Is there a PostgreSQL query command that returns the field types of a query,table or view?

Is there a PostgreSQL query or command that returns the field names and field types of a query,table or view? e.g a solution if applied to simple SELECT query like SELECT * from person should return ...
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Break AG Cluster

I have a 2 node cluster setup and we use AlwaysOn HA with it. Currently we have two AG's and each one has three separate databases in each AG. We want to break the cluster and have three databases ...
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Relational or non-relational database for a system to pass objects on?

hopefully this is the right place to ask this kind of question. I am working on a system that focuses on helping people give away things that they don't use anymore. So, an object typically has the ...
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How to implement a dynamic string into a (prepared) sql statement?

I have some spatial datasets which are available in a open source metadata catalog software GeoNetwork and in a PostGIS database. The problem is that the student who created the database used ...
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The materialized view is already optimal and cannot be tuned any further

I have tried DBMS_ADVISOR.TUNE_MVIEW to verify some materialized views created locally. One of the result returns an error: Error report: ORA-13600: error encountered in Advisor QSM-03116: The ...
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what is inventory cleansing and data cleaning? [on hold]

Can anyone tell me the complete process of inventory cleansing and data cleansing in a data base?
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Fastest way to change column type from varchar2 to number on large table in Oracle

I have a table which contains a VARCHAR2 column that must me changed into NUMBER. The table contains more than 30 millions rows. The table definition : CREATE TABLE EFF ( MOD ...
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Frustrating SQL Server and VS Express 2013 Issue

I recently reinstalled Windows and am trying to set up SQL Server again with an existing database. I've tried installing SQL Server 2012 and 2014, and continuously get the same error. The error says ...
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Adding DATETIME() and Status column with xp_FileExist result

I'm trying to add a two columns in addition to the results of xp_FileExist. Here's my T-SQL: DECLARE @path varchar (100) DECLARE @file varchar (100) SET @file = '<location>\*.txt' SET @path = ...
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CROSS APPLY versus INNER JOIN

I was reading a lot about cross apply versus inner join recently. I tried writing some query and they both work kinda same, execution seem to be same aswell. Maybe someone with a deeper knowledge ...
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mysqldump - select table in database only if it contains a specific string

(I'm new to Database Administrators, and am not a Database Administrator. However I originally asked this question on Stack Overflow (here) but didn't get any answers. Sorry if this is not the right ...
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SQL select top X rows having sum limit

I am using SQL Server 2012, I have a table with a format such as : MyOrders : ID -> PK int Cost -> float Category -> int I want to get the following : Input : category (lets say 2). ...
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Stored Procedure's Commented line causing issues [on hold]

We have a stored procedure which works as the sample mentioned below: CREATE PROCEDURE [dbo].[sdp_Test_Update] ( @ID int OUTPUT, @File_ID int, ...
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Can set unique constraint in table have data not unique SQL Server? [duplicate]

I have a table with has many rows, I want to set unique constraint for this table, but the column that must be unique, has data is not unique. Is any way to set unique constraint for this table for ...
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GROUP BY one column, while sorting by another in PostgreSQL

How can I GROUP BY one column, while sorting only by another. I'm trying to do the following: SELECT dbId,retreivalTime FROM FileItems WHERE sourceSite='something' GROUP BY seriesName ...
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Using range types (with GiST index)

Say I have 2 tables with a PostgreSQL range column: CREATE TABLE events ( id serial, during tsrange ); and CREATE TABLE storms ( id serial, during ...
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Row-level subquery caching?

I have a query that uses a CTE which contains millions of rows. I plan to call this query many times, and the CTE returned each time will have most of the same rows. Is it possible for me to cache the ...
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Why MAX() of SUM() giving wrong output?

I have a table employee id name salary city 1 ram 50000 c1 2 sham 20000 c2 3 jadu 80000 c1 4 madhu 90000 c4 5 hari 10000 c2 6 gopal 34000 c3 7 ...
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Index on integer column not helping. Help? (EXPLAIN ANALYZE output inside)

The table market_trades has an integer column market_id which takes values from 1 to 5. This seems like a pretty straightforward query to get the number of trades on each market: WITH markets AS ( ...
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Optimizing a query on a large table (EXPLAIN ANALYZE result inside)

I have a table market_trades with a timestamp column: api_production=# \d market_trades; Table "public.market_trades" Column | Type ...
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sp_publication_validation procedure doesn't seem to work properly

I am trying to use sp_publication_validation stored procedure to validate that my replication setup is working correctly. This procedure is pretty straightforward and is described here. I am running ...
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Combining 2queries: One filtered Users on Role, One Select users with only one specific role

First query: Selects All users with specific rid ( 3 or 4 or 19 or ...). SELECT u.uid AS uid, u.name AS name, fn.field_full_name_value AS field_full_name_value FROM users u LEFT OUTER ...
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How to add SQL Server in networks list?

After changing my PC name and workgroup, I am no longer able to connect to SQL Server. Currently in my servers list I have only Home & localhost. Anybody know how to add server to networks list? ...
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What's new in SQL Server 2014 T-SQL since SQL Server 2008 R2? [closed]

I want to upgrade my sql server from 2008 to 2014 and I wanna know what's new in programmability T-SQL enhancements.Now I'm installing 2014 to make few T-SQL tests. Thanks
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Make IN clause behave like AND clause

I've asked the same question on stackoverlow, but got no answer, so that's why I'm asking it here (I've read that simple sql questions should be asked at SO, but I have no choice). Suppose I have 3 ...
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SQL Query Consuming lot of CPU Usage:

Following SQL Query is Consuming lot of CPU Usage: SELECT * FROM (SELECT REQ.* FROM provisioningrequest REQ, unique_id_mapping UN WHERE ( instance_name IS NULL ...
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How to handle many columns / variable schema?

I apologize in advance in case this question has been asked already. I'm working on revamping a reporting application used within my company. The requirements are: Support addition of new fields ...
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Max from 2 columns with priority date col then the seq col Oracle

I have a column xdate, column seqnumber, personID I want 1 record per personID, where it is the most recent xdate max(xdate) if there is multiple same max xdates i want it to look then for the max ...
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SQL Select a rolling count of total transactions over time [duplicate]

I need to get a set of total transactions over time on a weekly interval. Essentially I need a total-transactions-to-date column. When I group by WEEK(Date) I get the amount of transactions for that ...
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How to back out of mass update in SQL Replication [duplicate]

We have a database which is set up in Merge Replication. We accidentally updated hundreds of thousands of records in a large published table on the publisher database. We did is something like ...
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How do you pinpoint locations of data that is being fed to a SRS report. [closed]

What is the easiest way to find the original locations (exactly table & column) of the data that a SRS reports uses? This SRS report is complex and is fed data from three massive databases. I have ...
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Active record relation AND filtering [duplicate]

(Edit: since reposted to dba.stackexchange.com and answered there). Suppose I have 3 models: Post, PostCategory and Category. I'm implementing some kind of page with filters where I can filter posts ...
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Arithmetic overflow error [closed]

arithmetic overflow error converting expression to data type int How to solve this problem?
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Delete all the data from all tables

I have a little problem. I have to delete all the data from our database. I don't want to drop tables, only delete the data sets. These are 47 tables in total. I tried the following: Delete ...
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where clause: if this value from col x make sure col y is this value

I feel like this is an easy one for you Experts! I haven't done any kind of Advanced SQL in years. Fundamental question: select * from myTable where ((if col1 = 'this', make sure col2 = ...
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Multischema view for postgres , querying multiple databases. [duplicate]

Im managing SaaS app where each customer has a separate database (Postgres 9.3) . I need to figure out the best way to aggregate and query this data ( READ-only ). I know postgres has problems with ...
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My database is missing and disappeared after detaching it

I have detached my database from SQL Server 2008 and unfortunately I do not know its path and by my connection string I extract its exact name and searched it but it is disappeared from my computer. ...
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How to append records from one complete table into a partly populated differently formatted table?

I have two tables of interest linked in a MS Access 2007 database. The master table called EMPL_MASTER (from which I only have read access, I cannot make changes) updates every time a system ...
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Beginner questions about SQL and relational algebra

I'm doing some exercices waiting for the exam. I have some doubt. RELATIONAL ALGEBRA These are the table: Newspaper (Cod_n, Name_n, Publisher) Article (Cod_a, Title, Topic, ...
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Need some help with this query or some ideas for change it to better model

I've a dilemma in my application and I don't get how to solve it at DB level. The idea is that a user can be subscribed to one or more services but services are show depending on user type. This can ...
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Foreign key, key split in two tables

I have to record a list of events made of action, reason (optional, may be multiple), user. I have a master table with all the valid action, and another with all the valid action-reason combination. ...
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Find all values not present for other values of other column

Let's suppose I have a table with integer columns a and b (each pair (a,b) is unique) and following data: a | b ------- 1 | 2 1 | 3 1 | 4 1 | 5 2 | 1 2 | 3 2 | 4 3 | 1 3 | 3 Now I need to ...
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PL/SQL group orders by date and sum the total

I need to group orders by date and sum the total, My table looks like this : TEST_DATE TEST_ID - NUMBER SUCC_ID - NUMBER I need to group by date and sum the total, this is my query: SELECT ...