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SQL - Select Rows in a Certain Order

I'm new here - if I missed anything in the question please let me know. I'm trying to build a people directory like LinkedIn has: http://www.linkedin.com/directory/people-a I don't want to fetch ...
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SQL Server questions (for masters)

How to rename sa to new_sa in SQL Server 2000? How to do and what is the impact SA rename impact in SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2014, Express Edition How to recreate sa login if deleted How ...
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how to avoid duplicate record with certain conditon

Heading ##I have a table with data like below +----+--------+-----------+----------------+ | id | name | testfield | status | +----+--------+-----------+----------------+ | 1 | raju | ...
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Hibernate query results are missing rows with empty value in filter columns

I have two tables with foreign key references: Comm TABLE: +----+------------+ | ID | NAME | +----+------------+ | 1 | comm name1 | | 2 | comm name2 | | 3 | comm name3 | +----+------------+ ...
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Update reps table with right values in a trigger after insert on userterritory

I two DBs veeva and pdone as shown below in the pics As you can see veeva is simple and hasn't no constraints which relies on duplicate and wrong values. The problem happen exactly on ...
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How can I design a query to pause / sleep / wait for a specified amount of time?

I am testing a monitoring application against a SQL Server 2000 instance. How can I write a T-SQL query that takes an amount of time that I specify? For example, most scripting languages have ...
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select row where a couple of column values is different [on hold]

I have a table A with thoses columns : date, ip, created_by. I would like to display date, ip and created by of rows where for one ip it exists different created_by. Thank you I explain more : ...
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Update records from one table to another in different databases where condition is accomplish

I have two tables stored in two differents DBs and I need to perform some sync between both tables based on lastmodifieddate and lastSyncAt. Let's call them as db1 and db2. This is the DDL schema for ...
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How to insert or update using single query?

I have a table test having columns id which primary key and auto incremented and name. I want to insert a new record if annd only if there are no records.For example input is id=30122 and name =john ...
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Insert/Update SQL Server Stored Procedure

I have to insert or update into a table depending on a record. I am using a stored procedure to do this. I am very new to SQL Server and stored procedures. I tried to follow various articles and ...
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Weed out certain rows where timestamp is within interval

Given a table structure: create table contacts ( contact_id int(8) not null auto increment, #primary key pid int(8) not null, #personal id contakt_time datetime, ...
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SSDT Schema Compare fails when comparing my DB Project to my Azure Server

I have a SQL Database project that I have built our enterprise DB on. It has deployed several times on internal and AWS hosted SQL servers using SSDT's Schema Compare tool. The problem when I post ...
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How to do housekeep the database in sql server 2008 by specific date range?

I have database with around 160 GB size. The database contains the data is from 2013 to until today, there are 180 tables, I want to remove the records in specific date range like 2013 to 2014 in all ...
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sql join with laravel query builder

I have a transactions table with the following field: Transactions ID | amount | branch_id | supplier_id 1 | 1,200 | 2 | 1 Subsidiary ID | Name | Type 1 | supplier1 | 0 2 | ...
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How to get SQLCMD to output errors and warnings only?

How can you get SQLCMD, when executing a SQL script file, to just output any errors or warnings it encounters? I essentially dont want information based messages to be output.
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How do I keep a postgres table up to date using instagrams api?

I want to update a table in postgres with the response I get from the instagram api. I saved the response as a json file and imported it using navicat but when I saved the import job in navicat it ...
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Postgres Update, limit 1

I have a postgres database which contains details on clusters of servers, such as server status (active, standby, etc). Active servers at any time may need to fail over to a standby, and I don't care ...
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Complicated MySQL table reorder

I should do really complicated tables reorder. ****The main table looks like:**** id - some data 1 - ... 2 - ... 3 - ... 6 - ... 9 - ... 12 - ... As you can see, there are "empty" IDs (no 4, 5 ...
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My SQL Server table identity is incrementing way too fast

I have a table with pretty basic design: 1 primary key (id), 1 unique column (filename) (the filename of the file I am tracking) The primary key is an identity column (bigint) (I had to make it ...
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a phpMyAdmon database question [on hold]

I have two tables in database of phpMyadmin. One table is symptoms table, and 2nd is diseases table. The symptoms table has two columns: smpid and symptom The diseases table have three columns: ...
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Grouping and counting rows by existence of matching criteria in any of several columns

Disclaimer: I've inherited a database which is probably not quite as "normal" as I would like, and I'm limited to Jet/MS Access 2010 for my db backend and interface, as well my choice of reporting ...
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Is this a sane model for a network provisioning system?

I'm sketching out a model for a network setup, where I have the following conditions: 1. There are multiple nodes which contains a number of switches each. 2. Each switch has multiple services, which ...
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Single table or multiple table design when records have a clear distinction but are queried together?

Let's say I have the following types of recurring data (all types periodically come in). Post (Title, Summary, Text, Timestamp) Image (URL, Caption, Timestamp) Event (StartDate, EndDate, Title, ...
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Importing via sqlcmd errors out

PS C:\Users\administrator.INTERNAL\Desktop> sqlcmd -S SQLMAIN\MSSQLSERVER -i rdmdb.sql Sqlcmd: Error: Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server : SQL Server Network Interfaces: Connection string is ...
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How to select a row based on the maximum value of a column, when ties are expected

SUBSCRIBER DATE TIME VALUE aaa 23-04-2015 04:04:07 10 aab 23-04-2015 12:04:32 5 bbb 23-04-2015 01:04:05 20 bbb 23-04-2015 ...
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Sum of points and rank according to points with join three tables [duplicate]

I am creating a game where I am calculating the user points on the basis of user activities. Everything working fine I got the sum of points and on the basis of points I calculated the rank. I have ...
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Select a count with some conditions

Using Postgres 9.4, I have a table page_views which has a page column. I'd like to select all the distinct pages and have a count before them and sort them descending. I'd also like to have a minimum ...
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Trigger is failing with no errors at all, why?

I need to UPDATE territory_id column at pdone.reps table by using and filtering results from veeva_new.userterritory so based on the answer I got here I am trying to build my own and this is how it ...
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How can I combine two event tables into a single timeline, in PostgreSQL?

Given two tables: CREATE TABLE foo (ts timestamp, foo text); CREATE TABLE bar (ts timestamp, bar text); I wish to write a query that returns values for ts, foo, and bar that represents a unified ...
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How to get the difference in days between 2 timestamps in PostgreSQL

I have a table named accounts. I am interested in retrieving those accounts whose status has not been updated since more than 10 days. I thought about this query and it seemed to work but I am not ...
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Information about a column and the data it holds?

I'm working with a table that has 3 different dates associated with each item in the table. I don't understand what each time is so I want to know if there's a standard place that the person who made ...
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How to split a row based on a delimiter into multiple rows and retain the ID and ordering by using a single SQL statement for MySQL

Scenario: A MySQL table A Delimiter (e.g. comma) is used to separate entities inside a string store in a column of the MySQL table MySQL table contain 2 columns - ID and Countries_Involved ...
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check when last backup was taken

Brent Ozar had an interesing newsletter on 2015-06-22; How do you manage dbas measuring backups, where he thinks that a good DBA should check when the last backup was done it was last restored ...
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mysql need help optimizing query

I have a table containing servers logs, and another table containing rules to match certain and drop them. The logs tables contains around 1 million rows, and there are about 20-30 rules. The ...
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How to join more than one table [on hold]

I'm stuck with one SQL query, the result as the image below : Could you help me to solve this problem? I already tried but the result is repeatly. And I don't know why? I followed the link How to ...
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Split comma separated entries to rows

I have a Table like this: | ID | OtherID | Data +--------+-----------+--------------------------- | 5059 | 73831 | 5103,5107 | 5059 | 73941 | 5103,5104,5107 | 5059 | 73974 | ...
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How to separate out individual sql statements from Oracle SQL script for execution from java code

I have Oracle DB 11g Enterprise Edition and I want to execute sql script from my java code. I am reading this sql script from a .sql file and the script contains statements such as create table, ...
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Datediff with many dates causes poor performance?

I am a system programmer and entered the forum to understand a little more of the database. Currently I picked a query with a lot of data and I had to check there is a gap between today's date and the ...
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Sum of points and rank according to points

I am creating a game where I am calculating the user points on the basis of user activities. Everything is working fine - I got the sum of points and on the basis of points I calculated the rank. I ...
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How to execute stored procedure from other database?

I have 2 databases. Example: db1 and db2. And db1 has a stored procedure sp1 with an input parameter. db2 has a stored procedure sp2. I am trying to execute sp1 in sp2. I tried below: I know it ...
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Insert data between 30 minute time intervals

I want to divided my to my time interval depending to the start time and end time. To explain it further, let me have this example. I have this table: User Elapsed Time Start Time ...
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Sybase SQL Anywhere 12 - Get all indexes which are unique -> ambigious sysindexes error

we are using a Sybase SQL Anywhere 12 db. In the db there are indices, which are unique, but shouldn't be unique. Therefore I search for a quick way to list all tables with unique primary keys. I ...
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Printing comments or statements when executing script to a output file using TOAD/ORACLE

Coming from a SQL SSMS enviorment, I would like to duplicate their 'Print' Command which allows you to print commands or variables while executing a query. I am looking for this feature to help ...
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System.Data.Entity.Infrastructure.CommitFailedException: C# Multithreading & SQL Server 2012

We have a C# multi threaded (100 threads) program which reads the records from the DB and each thread picks up one record (one Entity Framework connection per thread) and update the a single DB table. ...
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What's better/faster? MySql or FileSystem?

Let's imagine a web site that is a directory of people. For each person there may be a profile photo and a biography. I'll admit my SQL queries could be better but in general what would be faster and ...
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default constraint issue

I have a table say tempTable with one column having a default constraint ALTER TABLE [dbo].[TempTable] ADD CONSTRAINT [DF_TempTable_Version] DEFAULT ((1)) FOR [Version] Version decimal (18,1) ...
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Different way to do a LIKE WHERE condition? [on hold]

I have a query which works fine: SELECT month_date= month(SendTime) ,year_date =year(sendtime) ,MessageType ,COUNT(MessageType) AS MESSAGE_COUNT FROM Message WHERE ...
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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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Postgres is performing sequential scan instead of index scan

I have a table with about 10 million rows in it and an index on a date field. When I try and extract the unique values of the indexed field Postgres runs a sequential scan even though the result set ...
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Designing a High Score/Leaderboard table

I'm looking for input on how to design a highscore table for a game I'm creating. The database I'm using is postgres. That's not really something I can or want to change (unless there's very good ...