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More Best Practices To Updating Large Tables?

I know there are a number of topics on this question, but I'm always seeking more insights. I have a large table with a billion+ records. The amount of records could be reduced and archived, but the ...
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How to set foreign key in table in one database that references a table in another database

Msg 1768, Level 16, State 0, Line 1 Foreign key 'FK_id' references object 'dbo.student' which is not a user table. Msg 1750, Level 16, State 0, Line 1 Could not create constraint. See ...
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I want to calculate time for each ticket

I have a ticket table as.. ticketid owner owndate 1001 LEWIS 2004-06-18 14:15:11 1001 WILSON 2004-06-18 14:16:54 1001 WILSON ...
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run a script for all databases

I need help what statement or function i can use to run a query in all database using one script , i want to run the below script at the same time to retrieve output in all databases select ...
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Add multiples of rows till they satisfy an arbitrary sum then return the rows that do

Am not sure if this is possible. Let's say I have an arbitrary figure like 200, I have a table with two columns (both ints). Lets call the columns col_a and col_b. I need to perform one query such ...
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Optimizing a Postgres query with a large IN

This query gets a list of posts created by people you follow. You can follow an unlimited number of people, but most people follow < 1000 others. With this style of query, the obvious optimization ...
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How to measure the SQL Server 2012 performance

We have a high end server (128 GB RAM, 20 cores with 2.20GHz, 40 logical processors), 64-bit windows 2012 R2 OS. I have observed that the SQL Server performance is slow compared to our low end ...
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How to remove known elements from a JSON[] array in PostgreSQL?

I'm facing an issue regarding using the JSON data type in PostgreSQL. I try to achieve storing a Java model denormalized in the DB. The model features lists of complex objects. Thus, I decided to ...
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Timeout expired error when database is being backed up in SQL server 2012

We have daily full backup scheduled at 8.30 AM. We are getting Timeout expired when we try to access a web page using the database being backed up. The web page has several select and few ...
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A query for merging date intervals

I have a simple table with 3 columns: (cid, from, to) -> (int, datetime, datetime) The difference between dateFrom and dateTo should be >= 1 month. And unfortunately i have some corrupt data ...
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ORA-00838 error after increasing MEMORY_TARGET

I've increased MEMORY_TARGET in pfile and then create spfile. I'm getting the same problem as before: ORA-00838: Specified value of MEMORY_TARGET is too small, needs to be at least 3084M The ...
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What's the difference between a temp table and table variable in SQL Server?

This seems to be an area with quite a few myths and conflicting views. So what is the difference between a table variable and a local temporary table in SQL Server?
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Performance of Combination lookup

I've been looking into this most of the day and I'm still not getting far so I thought I'd ask on here. Basically its a lottery system and what I need to do is check whether 4 of the 6 balls I have ...
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Joining on a field with different values

I am trying to join data from two completely different sources. One source contains an employee's schedule information, and the other tracks what they actually worked (like what time they actually ...
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Need help rectifying IN/NOT IN clause

Hi there everyone! I have built a link/content sharing site. The way it works is that each link can have multiple categories assigned to it. A video of a motorcycle race might have motorcycle, ...
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Query for orders that contain a product without using sub-query

Order ----- OrderId OrderDetail ----------- OrderDetailId OrderId ProductId How do I write a query that returns all orders that contain a specific product without using a sub-query? I don't want ...
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dBASE III Update query slow for 1000 entries

How to run chain update command on dbase i'm using code below but performance is very slow. is there any way to update using sp's. private static void UpdateRdTable(string rdTableName, ...
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Manage duplicate records and other entries based on duplicate records in MySQL

I have following list of tables for my PHP Application. wi_individual_g(ind_id,ind_name,ind_father_name,ind_spouse_name,is_employee,org_id,ind_dob,...) wi_individual_p(ind_id,prg_id,...) ...
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Oracle SQL Updating Trigger Statement

Hey all so let me see if I can clearly explain what I would like this trigger to exactly do. First of all the trigger will deal with 2 tables: Delivery Table: DeliveryNum |ItemName | Quantity | ...
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Benefits of using backtick (`) in MySQL queries?

In MySQL we can create queries with or without the backtick (`) symbol. Example: SELECT * FROM TEST; SELECT * FROM `TEST`; Both works fine in mysql-console. Is there any technical difference ...
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TRIM function in used for a loop [on hold]

SUBSTR(TRIM(location),1,INSTR(TRIM(location),' ',1,1)-1) != 'ABC'; can you please explain what exactly the above statement is doing ??
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MySQL fulltext selection performance

I have 1.5M rows in a table. Following is the table create code: CREATE TABLE `jobs` ( `id` INT(8) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `job_id` VARCHAR(50) NOT NULL DEFAULT '', `title` VARCHAR(255) ...
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Is it possible to do flashback after truncate?

Is there any possibility of doing flashback after truncate ? Thank you in advance.
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Print the execution time on messages Pane?

How I can print the execution time of each query on messages Pane? For example the Select * from tbl1 runs for 10 mins then Select * from tbl2 runs for 15mins and so on.. Select * from tbl1 Go Select ...
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Replication Snapshot folder not cleaning up

The job that I thought was supposed to clean up old snapshots isn't removing the old files. The retention is left at default yet there are snapshots months old which remain. The job runs as the ...
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How to list LOGIN + ROLE in SQL Server 2008?

I'm looking for an answer but i can't found. Just a lot of long scripts. I need to list Login | Role ( sysadmin, dbcreator, etc ) but i can't find a table to join. I have this for now: SELECT name ...
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How to restore symmetric key on the new database?

I have an issue with symmetric key restoring on the another database. I have table in the first(old) database with encrypted column.(The table contains encrypted data) The key in the old database has ...
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Order of Columns in Index

I have following query which has ON clause on different column, Where clause on different column and Selection on different columns so my question is what should be Order of Columns in Index as ...
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Data base design for handling website subscriptions

I have a website where at least 20 posts are posted in a day and each post contains more than 5 categories and each category has further tags. I wanted to build a subscription module that users can ...
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SELECT that is null if there is one more register in this date that is not null

I'm trying to make a query that I can't produce... This is my table capturainfo captureid int(11) userid int(11) date date dateinit datetime datefin datetime I need to select ...
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ON DELETE CASCADE not deleting entry for foreign key

I am running the below query in ideone CREATE TABLE AUTHOR ( AUTHOR_ID NUMBER(5) PRIMARY KEY, AUTHOR_NAME VARCHAR2(18) ); INSERT INTO AUTHOR (AUTHOR_ID, AUTHOR_NAME) VALUES (1234, 'MC GRAW HILL'); ...
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MySQL: Get comma separated values from a table, should not exist in another table [on hold]

I have two tables, table structures as below. Table: items Id item_name item_ids 1 pens 10,11,12,13 2 books 20, 30 3 computer 50, 60, 80 Another table : ...
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Help writing the following query to relational algebra

Can someone help me in writing the following query to relational algebra, I am studying DBMS and I am stuck on this exercise. Query: SELECT a.name, d.name. d.grade FROM student a, enrolled i, class ...
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Extract MySQL information from a compressed tar.gz file

I have a back up-of a MySQL database which is contained in a .tar.gz file - I need to restore it. I've never had to do this before. The only way I can access the database is through phpmyadmin. There ...
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How to define one to many relationship in a SQL Server database [on hold]

How do I create the relationship that is defined in above image? I have created two tables both have a column ID (auto-increment) as their primary key.
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DB2 - Sql to get only the multiple records starting from 1 in row number function

Please help me in writing a sql script to get only the multiple records in row number function inclusive of rownumber 1 record. Example: ***Column 1 Column2 Row_number*** Apple orange 1 ...
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Oracle SQL Summing Values From Two Different Tables

Hey all so I am trying to add to (or subtract from) a column of different values based on a separate column in another table. Here is a example of what I am tying to do: Table 1: (Current Inventory) ...
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Join to a Culture Table vs Select Culture ID

I have a query that is executed several hundred thousand times a day. Due to legacy support, the incoming variables on this SP cannot change. Currently it looks like this: Select id, name, ...
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Select rows from table where each row refers to a different schema

I have customer table in public schema. And I have a schema named after each customer. Each customer schema contains different tables like portals, plugin, ... When I want to select portals used by ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster installation error

I was trying to install SQL Server Cluster (Launch wiard to install single node SQL Server 2008 R2 faliover cluster) .. The setup checks displayed no error and the installation started after all the ...
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Reporting on a normalized Key-Value pivot

ERD & SQL Fiddle provided. We're trying to design a reporting tool for our stakeholders around a normalized Key-Value Pair model. We've tried to find a solution using Pivot Tables but can't seem ...
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Handling empty fields

SELECT Name, SUM(Switch([Date] = DateAdd('d', - 7, DATE ()), NetAmount) )AS DAY1 FROM Customer GROUP BY Name My question is how to return the value 0 when the date is not present (an empty field). ...
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Azure SQL Administrator Can't Access Master Database

I created an SQL server and database. I can log in to the database manage page with my administrator account, and manage the database I created, but when I try to look at the master database, it says: ...
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Windows Administrator doesn't have permission on SQL Server [duplicate]

My previous system administrator created a SQL Server 2008 instance on my local machine with his domain User. Now, I cannot create, delete, or view any databases or tables on that instance. Even with ...
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View with left joins are very slow

I have a view based on join of 3 tables and and query on view is taking 10 mins to fetch the results. Can anybody help me in reducing the time taken to fetch results? VIEW CREATE view ...
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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 do an outer join between all nested subqueries? (getting an error of 'OUTER' is not a valid input for this position) [on hold]

I have this query: SELECT AVG(a.score) AS Average1, AVG(b.score) AS Average2, AVG(c.score) AS Average3 FROM (SELECT subfactor.score, dateID, EmployeeID FROM employeescore LEFT JOIN ...
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How to optimize query

using SQLite3 and the following query, it seems like there should be a better performing way to write this query? Is there? Select Name, Sum(Case When Used Is ...
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Select from a list of values from JSON encoded data

I have saved the details of the product in JSON format. I am wondering how to select from a list of values from a "JSON_ENCODED DATA" For Example I want to select TV with screen_type as LED or LCD. ...
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Optimising a query of an SSRS dataset

Consider the query given below: SELECT * FROM ((SELECT c.cust_id , c.username , REPLACE(qs.seg_type_ref_key_02, 'N/A', 'Non Vip') casino_group, ...