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Suppress display in a column if the value is equal to the value in another column

I have 2 date columns that display side-by-side. I have some dates that are equal. I do not want to display the "equal" dates/duplicate date values in one of the columns. How do I do that? Example ...
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Script to Add a Job to a SQL Server DB

I want to add a job to my DB to make a back up weekly but i want to do it from an script, i've serched and with what i found i made this: CREATE SCHEMA job go CREATE PROC BACKUPS @dir varchar(max) AS ...
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Combine 2 tables

I am wanting to combine 2 tables. until recently the column names were different , and one had fewer columns than the other, however it was deemed unnecessary to have them as two tables. I have ...
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SQL where clause effect on table? [closed]

I have sql query as select sourceIP, sum(sourceBytes) from flows group by sourceIP order by sum(sourceBytes) desc This brings result (dummy) as:- sourceIp SourceBytes 192.168.1.2 100 ...
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Postgresql query plan differs with limit value making the query slower for lower limits

I have this query: SELECT "table_1".* FROM "table_1" WHERE "table_1"."deleted_at" IS NULL AND "table_1"."table_2_id" = 15797104 ORDER BY "table_1"."id" ASC LIMIT 1 The explain for the query ...
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MySQL Insert with Select

Trying to insert data to a table with values from different tables. INSERT INTO class_teachers_section(class_ref, teachers_ref, section_ref) select (select class.id as class_ref from class ...
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Should I drop a foreign key if I use a soft delete?

"ON UPDATE" scenario never happens in my application. As soft delete is used, "ON DELETE" cascade and restrict scenario never happen as well now. Then, should I just drop foreign key because I have ...
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Implicit conversion from data type varchar to varbinary is not allowed. Use the CONVERT function to run this query

While I am executing a query, I am getting the below error: Implicit conversion from data type varchar to varbinary is not allowed. Use the CONVERT function to run this query My query is: ...
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Is it possible to create a function in SQL server to act as clause e.g. Where or Limit

I've found a simple way to mimic the limit clause is SQL server by using SELECT * FROM customers OFFSET 22 ROWS FETCH NEXT 5 ROWS ONLY I'd like to replace those two line with LIMIT(22, 5) e.g. ...
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add a column to an existing table

I'm wanting the best way to add a column to an existing table in my database. I'm using SQL Server 2012. I don't want the data that is in the table to be affected, I just want to add a new column ...
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change column name

I'm needing to update a few column names in some tables I have in my database. I'm using SQL Server 2012. I'm aware of using the RENAME ability: ALTER TABLE table_name RENAME COLUMN old_name to ...
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Selecting data from multiple rows and insert it into a column

My table is like this: temp1 name city phone_no pincode ----------------------------------- amit Delhi 12345 123 Rajiv Bombay 836536 432 How do I transform the last ...
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Set default value for all columns with specific name within a database

I've got a database that includes an int column project_id on many tables, and I want to script setting the default value to a specific value for all columns with that name in the database. Note that ...
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Prevent auto commit of DROP without SET AUTOCOMMIT OFF

I dropped my table and I lost my data and I can't roll it back because DROP statement automatically commits. How can I prevent auto commit action of DROP without using SET AUTOCOMMIT OFF?
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How to install/enable DAX functions in SQL Server [closed]

How to install/enable DAX functions in SQL Server? I want to pivot and use some Excel functions in SQL Server
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MySQL select with left join query

I have following code. select class.name as classname, class.hours as hours, teachers.first_name as teacherFirstName, teachers.last_name as teacherLastName from teachers,class left join ...
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MS Access query-by-form opening query, but not running it with new form data

I have created a query-by-form in MS Access. The form has a text field for each field in my table. I'm only using one starting out to test. The query criteria for that field is Like "*" & ...
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How to apply a newly-created Domain to an existing Column?

In Postgres 9.4 Beta 1, I successfully created a domain of type VARCHAR, fuel_domain_. The domain checks that a value is any of 5 possible strings, coal, gas, wind, hydro, other. CREATE DOMAIN ...
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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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move content from one table to another table and add a new value

I need to move content from one table to another table, this part is done: INSERT INTO `insc_mwc` (`nome`,`empresa_idempresa`,`cat_mwc_idcat`,`points_pontos`,`n_registo`) SELECT ...
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How to select non unique values from 1 column if a value doesn't exist in column 2

I have a table containing (among other things) 2 integer values, neither of which are unique. See below for example data: --------------- | a | b | --------------- | 1 | 1 | ...
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Pagination with PostgreSQL 9.3: counting number of pages

I'm implementing pagination and sorting of rows in, let's say, products table, using multicolumn index on category, score and id. -- index create index category_score_id on products(category, score, ...
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MYSQL Query - Unexpected result in text messaging database [closed]

On a text messaging database I have built, I am trying to return the total amount of messages a user has sent and the total number of messages a user has received. I have the following code: SELECT ...
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MySQL: Select a subset/range of a result

Assuming there's an application for running events (marathons etc.). An event (i.e. a run) has an ID and serveral segments, divided by checkpoints. So here's what we might get: SELECT * FROM segments ...
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Slow Performance of Parametrized Query in Excel due to Parameter Datatype

I'm pulling Data from a SQL Server 2008 into Excel using a Parametrized ODBC Query created by the Excel Wizard. (Data-->getExternalData/FromOtherSources-->FromDataConnectionWizard-->ODBC DSN) My ...
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check if tables has same columns

I have a Database that creates day tables and some of the tables don't have the same number of columns and in some cases the columns aren't the same. What I'm needing to do is consolidate all the ...
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Index Tuning Question

I have the following query: SELECT T1.ITEMID, T1.ITEMTYPE, T1.PURCHMODEL, T1.HEIGHT, T1.WIDTH, T1.SALESMODEL, T1.COSTGROUPID, T1.REQGROUPID, T1.EPCMANAGER, ...
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MySQL: What is SQL profiler, does it different for MySQL?

Whenever SQL profiling comes in mind, focus goes to two below sections: GUI tools like - MONyog, Neor Profile SQL set profiling =1; Execute Query; show profiles; show profile; I am really confuse ...
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Detect data spikes (loops) in MySQL database and ignore these

i must create some statistics out of a WWW access log database, but i found out that there are some redirect loops after a login if the user has disabled cookies. So there are 10-1000 mostly identical ...
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Multiple Trace Files or Replay

I am just wondering how useful the replay functionality of SQL profiler is. The issue I have is that I can capture a workload from production with little overhead, however I would not be able to ...
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MySQL: Which join is better between left outer join and inner join

Which join is better peforming if all of them provides the same result? For example, I have a two tables employees(emp_id,name, address, designation, age, sex) and work_log(emp_id,date,hours_wored). ...
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Efficient way to insert/update/delete table records from complex query in Postgres 9.x

I have this function which returns a set a records and I need to persist those records into a table. I have to do it hundred times a day. My initial approach was just clear data from my table and ...
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PostgreSQL 9.3 - Performance Issue: Counting table entries slower with jdbc postgres driver

I'm using PostgreSQL 9.3 and want to ask if it is possible to improve the performance of my queries based on the following database schema: CREATE TABLE "entities" ( "id" BIGSERIAL, "type" INT ...
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Combining count queries into one table row

I'm banging my head against the wall because I'm sure this is super easy. I have a few queries set up that get counts for a few related tables. This is for an arcade game tracking system. The ...
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Cannot open database “user_auth.mdf” requested by the login. The login failed. Login failed for user 'web_user'

I am trying to deploy my first VB.NET application on GODADDY. I created a SQL server database and was able to create tables using SQL Server Management Studio. I created a user web_user and was able ...
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Any way to get database data back?

So I've entered a couple hundred rows of data into a database manually and have begun implementing a Java frontend. However, I got an unexpected result and now when I go back into RazorSQL, the ...
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sql expiry date use Trigger OR Schedule a Job

I have this table : Now, i like the way when the date expires. EndTime < GETDATE() expire field is true. What method should I use? use a trigger to true or a schedule job that run before run ...
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Execution Plan in Microsoft SQL Server

I have a stored procedure in my database. As per my knowledge it's pre-compiled subroutine. Question 1: If I execute following queries from Hibernate, will database create a separate execution plan ...
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Updating +150,000 rows using .sql file causes ERROR 2013 Lost connection to MySQL server during query

I am using ubuntu 12.04. I have a .sql file that is around 5 megabytes. When I use the command: mysql -u -p -v database query.sql The server prints out the content of the file (because of --verbose) ...
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Strategy to find the unique bivariate polynomials

I have table that stores Tutte polynomials of a large set of graphs. These are bivariate polynomials with integer coefficients. An example of a polynomial taken from Wikipedia is: Since the ...
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Text Storage and Database Design Optimization in a SQL Server Database

Given a database with a number of columns (c), where some of these columns contain text that is one of multiple values due to a set CONSTRAINT on the columns, what is the most efficient way to ...
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Table name with special character in the end

I have a table in database(oracle sql) which somehow contains one special character at the end which I dont know.I am trying to get that special character from its entry in table tab. SQL> SELECT ...
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Distributed transaction coordinator between SQL Server and Oracle

I'm not sure about distributed transaction coordinator so please bare with me on this, I'm probably asking this question wrong. I know distributed transaction coordinator is used in SQL Server and can ...
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How to separate Stored Procedures (i.e. all the business logic) from Client Database so that it only contains client data?

Scenario: Our Application Database (in SQL Server 2012) contains entire business logic in the Stored Procedures (SPs). Everytime we have to publish the DB to the client, it unnecessarily results in ...
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Query for frequency of e-mail addresses in a field

Newbie here. I know the answer is out there, but lack the vocabulary to ask the right question... I am looking for a MYSQL query which gives me the frequency of addresses in the field emailaddress. ...
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How to create an oracle dump(.dmp) file using Toad?

We can export the entire database schema(skeleton) along with its data in one .dmp file using oracles "exp" tool. But how do I do it using Toad only. I can't use this C:\Users\kaunds_oliver>exp ...
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DB Design Payments Table

I'm working on a Desktop application that uses a DB to store information i.e (customers, houses, proprietors, payments). So the application must accept payments from customers to company, company to ...
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Build replication from backup not publication source

I have an interesting scenario I am trying to find a solution to. We currently have the current setup. ProductionDatabase (publisher) is the publication for transnational replication to the ...
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Formal name for functions that use the OVER clause

Is there a formal/academic name for the family of functions in Sql Server like ROW_NUMBER(), LAG, LEAD, RANK etc, that make use of the OVER(ORDER BY <PARTITION BY> ) syntax? How much of this is ...
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Optional oneToOne relations and criteria field

Introduction: Visitors can fill reports on my website. Those report can either be filled by a legalPerson or a naturalPerson. Constraint: I don't like empty fields and I would like to normalize as ...