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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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sub and sub-sub item organization system [duplicate]

So I am looking to find the best database design for the following situation. I will refer to my entities as 'articles' as that would best/most-easily describe them. So the articles have already ...
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Storing IP addresses - varchar(45) vs varbinary(16)

I am going to create a table with two fields - ID as BIGINT and IPAddress as either varchar(45) or varbinary(16). The idea is to store all unique IP addresses and use a reference ID instead the actual ...
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How to interpret correlated subqueries?

EDIT: Both answers are great but I think I must clarify my question. NOTE: I must indicate that in the following, by executed, I mean logically. I understand that the actual execution made by the ...
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Sampling in PostgreSQL

I am looking for possible ways of random sampling in PostgreSQL. I found a couple of methods to do that with different advantages and disadvantages. The naive way to do that is: select * from ...
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updating same column as in the select query

When I try to do this, I get an error saying I cannot use the same table in where select as the column that I am updating. UPDATE table_name SET quantity = 19 WHERE productID = 148357 ...
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SQL update multiple columns matching a pattern

I have a table in a postgresql database in which I have multiple columns matching a pattern /\w*(?:_open|_close)/g. Those are timefields. I would like to substract 1 hour from all the rows on those ...
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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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SQL Query challenge

I have what seemed like an easy query to write, that really has me stumped - can anyone help me please? So this is really easy on paper, but I can't translate it into SQL. Lets say you have some ...
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Prioritised table query

I'm looking for a way to query two tables at once but ... I want the query to first run against Table A and then if Table A returns no matching records to query Table B. There many well be instances ...
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SQL “Standard” guide?

I am currently learning TSQL and am learning that were possible, I should use "standard" SQL dialect. Where can I find out which commands are "standard" and which are TSQL?
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Executing stored procedures asynchronously using tasks in SSIS

I have a stored procedure which is calling 20-30 stored procedures. I need these stored procedures to run asynchronously. From what I have read, it seems like executing those stored procedures using ...
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sql querying for a pattern

I was hoping someone could steer me in the right direction with this one. I have a table that has student grades. Create Table StudentGrades ( StudentID references Student(StudentID) int not null, ...
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How to merge two databases, both with primary keys

I have two databases, both with the same tables, but the data is out of sync. I need to add data from database A to database B, but not overwrite any data in B that exists in A, instead add it with a ...
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delete query performance issue on mysql

I have two tables table1, table2 where table2 is a subset of table1 (basically created with the query create table table2 as select * from table1 where .....) Now, I am trying to run the below query. ...
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Optimize Query in MySQL

I've following tables with respective fields 1) wi_individual_g(ind_id,ind_is_recepient,ind_deleted,ind_district_id,...) - Around 200K data 2) wi_individual_p(ind_id,prg_id,...) Around 250K data 3) ...
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Access 2010 delete and append queries run partially then give “Read Only” error

I have a number of append and delete queries written in Access 2010 that link to and modify tables on our SharePoint 2010 site. These queries have run without problem for months, but suddenly they've ...
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Linking SQL Server tables to a PostgreSQL Server

I have a SQL Server 2005 instance and also a PostgreSQL 9.3 running on the same network, I would like to know if its possible to somehow create or have 'views' on a database within the PostgreSQL ...
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How can I map a login to a database using T-SQL (not SSMS)

I'm writing a program that requires me to assign all permissions and everything in code. I have gotten stuck in this part: I just want to do the equivalent of clicking the little box under "Map" ...
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Script to drop all databases except one not working

I'm trying to drop all databases but one on my test server. For this, I'm using the below script but it gives error: EXEC sp_MSforeachdb ' USE [?] IF (DB_ID(''?'') > 4 AND DB_NAME()!=''ABC'') ...
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Is there a way to improve this query further?

I've got a query that over time I've been improving. Originally it simply selected * from the records table, and the data was formatted on the webapp side. But that was slow and I wanted to make ...
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SQL select with unique_list - losing an item

I have an oracle database and I have the following problem: If I make an select like this: SELECT fk_proddes_id,fk_id_cod_deseu, LISTAGG (TO_CHAR (cod_eliminare), ',') WITHIN ...
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Why is MySQL not saving inserted data?

So I have the following insert statement that I run through MySQL Workbench: INSERT INTO PeakOnlineCount (time_stamp, LocationId, Count) values ('2015-03-26', 0, 1) If I run the following query: ...
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oracle database - sql for counting the columns with the same id with the one in current row

I have an oracle database and a few tables and with this query: select rap.DENUMIRE,a3.ID,op.FK_ID, (SELECT COUNT(*) FROM ANEXA3_TABEL1_ROWS) AS count from ANEXA3_TABEL1_ROWS a3 inner join ...
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DB space vs query complexity tradeoff

I have a dilemma - Right now I have a query that I do constantly - joining 5 tables on different columns, calculate stuff per row, distinct on that, and do that with offset and limit (pagination). I ...
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How to keep updates (diffs) of some entity in the database

What is the best way to keep updates (diffs) of the some entity in the database? At StackOverflow we can edit questions and answers. And then we can look at any revision of the question or answer we ...
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Getting Machine name from where stored procedure was last executed

Is there any way to find out machine IP or machine name from where a particular stored procedure is executed in SQL Server 2005? We have a client server architecture with .NET as a front end and SQL ...
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difference between phpmyadmin and php PDO

I'm running a query in Phpmyadmin and also execute the same query with php PDO but results are not equal. What could be wrong ? This is query : SELECT dim_date_key as date ,dim_jdate_key as jdate, ...
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Postgres - count of GROUP BY

I am trying to determine the total number of contributors in an image database who have contributed at least five images. The following query will give me counts of images by contributor, but that's ...
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trying to a lag a column in SQLite

Sorry if this is too basic for this forum, but I have had no luck in StackOverflow. I am a newbie to SQL. I am using SQLite. I have a table where rows represent individuals in a point in time. I am ...
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Why is my Make Table query pasting 0 rows?

I have 3 tables that I am trying to merge into 1 table using a make table query. They have thousands of rows of information. They all have multiple columns, but the first column on each will contain ...
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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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One Non-Clustered Index that covers every possible combination of predicates?

Say we have a table against which a number of different queries can be executed and each query has its own combination of predicates. So, for example, if we have a table with columns A, B, C, etc we ...
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How to set IN values on an update (SQL Server)? [closed]

Quick question, I did try to google but couldn't find an answer. I have 3 separate queries here, I want to do SET IN ('price1', 'price2', 'price3') but when I tried I got an error. How would I do ...
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Query to get the values of a field from all tables

I have an Access database with several tables. Some tables have a column called Action. For some of my records, the Action is blank, others have text in it. How can I make a list of all records in ...
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What is an Oracle ASSEMBLY?

What is an Oracle ASSEMBLY, in the context of Oracle SQL? It's listed in GV$SQLCOMMAND. Although GV$SQLCOMMAND is not a perfect guide to "real" SQL statements - for example it has UPSERT instead of ...
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Scheduled Database Backup job fails due to lack of disk space

Two of my scheduled SQL Server backups failed over the weekend because of a lack of space. The C: drive has 25.3 GB of free space out of 400 GB. The primary space taker is SQL. 149.9 GB C:\Program ...
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How to return values from “upsert” query in case when UPDATE has been performed?

WITH upsert AS (UPDATE tbl SET a = 2 WHERE a = 1 RETURNING tbl.*) INSERT INTO tbl (a) SELECT 1 WHERE NOT EXISTS( SELECT * FROM upsert ) RETURNING * This "upsert" statement works however I would like ...
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Search for authors whose records are separated by at least X days

I am using Postgres and have a table which contains metadata about several million images - many of which have the same author. I am looking for contributors who add content regularly - not people ...
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Oracle can't drop index with . in name?

I am trying to drop an index that has a dot(.) in its name and can't seem to do it (I'm logged in as the SYSTEM user, which owns the index). Any ideas? SQL> select index_name,owner,status from ...
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Oracle Linked Server on SQL partial insert

I am using OpenQuery to insert into OracleLinkedServer, inside a while loop from while ( @id <= @cnt) Begin INSERT INTO OPENQUERY ( MY_LINKED_SERVER,'SELECT COL1, ...
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db schema for a object with multiple foreign key tables

I have a question table which contains question_id, question_text and choice_type_id ( say freetext, binary choice and multiple choices ) Now, the question table (which has question_id, ...
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How to enforce data consistency across one-to-one relationship in an inheritance hierarchy

Consider this design for a typical school database: Person: ----------------- FirstName LastName SocialSecurityNumber Phone Email Student: ----------------- Grade Teacher: ----------------- ...
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Updating table of versioned rows with historical records in PostgreSQL

I have a master table of versioned rows: CREATE TABLE master ( id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY, rec_id integer, val text, valid_on date[], valid_during daterange ); INSERT INTO master ...
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Why isn't user being shown in DBA_USERS?

I have created a user and I wanted to know it's default_tablespace but whenever I run SELECT query for showing default_tablespace or anything it says no rows selected.How can I resolve this issue? ...
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Sql*PLUS: Output each field as a new line

Right now the configuration I have is the following: set pagesize 0; SET NULL *NULL*; SPOOL output/output.txt I am outputing the results to a text file in order to run a function on the file to ...
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Stop PostgreSQL from logging statements on error

My postgresql 9.3 logs are sprinkled with entries like these (redacted to protect the guilty): STATEMENT: INSERT INTO table (key, value) VALUES ($1, $2) ERROR: duplicate key value violates unique ...
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Select max value from many to many tables

i have next tables in may data base: I want to select the book that has the max number of pages for each author. I did this : select auteur.nomauteur, auteur.prenomauteur ,livre.Title, ...
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Counting unique records across 2 columns and computing a score based on boolean values

I have a table that looks like this in Google Big Query: custID InteractionDate Purchased? Sales 1 20150312 F 0 1 20150312 T 200 1 20150314 ...
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Alias using “AS” and without using “AS” [closed]

What is the difference in accessing a table with alias "AS" and without using "AS". Is there any performance enhancements? For Example : SELECT S.ID,S2.Value FROM dbo.Sample AS S INNER JOIN ...