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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How to find out who is active and locking the oracle database?

At work, we are sharing oracle credentials among many developers. Often time team runs heavy adhoc queries on the database and it is causing lot of trouble to oracle server. We are working to fix ...
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PostgreSQL joining using JSONB

I have this SQL: CREATE TABLE test(id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY, data JSONB); INSERT INTO test(data) VALUES('{"parent":null,"children":[2,3]}'); INSERT INTO test(data) ...
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Column name or number of supplied values does not match table definition error

I have a table, with two foreign keys defined on two columns of that table. The problem is that, when I insert the values from SQL Server, I get an error: Column name or number of supplied values ...
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MySQL created_by or updated_last-by [closed]

I've been giving the task of taking SQL DDL from data modeler and to transcribe it into mySQL for an internship. The only thing I cannot figure out is how to take Created_By VARCHAR2(30) DEFAULT ...
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Will MyISAM prevent multiple users inserting data at the same time?

I am using a MyISAM database to store user data because I am using full text searching. I have looked in to options like Sphinx but cannot install this on my shared hosting plan which uses MySQL ...
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Why is casting a string to DATETIME not accurate to the ms? [closed]

Why does SELECT CAST('2014-11-28 15:06:02.165' AS DATETIME) return: 2014-11-28 15:06:02.167
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One foreign key for two columns

I have two tables, Results and Teams Teams has the following columns: team_id team_name Results has the following columns: match_id home_team (foreign key references teams [team_id]) away_team ...
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MySQL: Sum if rows are equal

I have a table with 4 columns: Client , thickness , material and amount. I want to make a SQL select-query to select everything, but when the client, thickness and material are the same their value ...
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How can I speed up an sql query that round trips between two tables

I first posted this question on stackoverflow, and now I see this site, seems more relevant. These tables are not that big, but the time taken to process this query is long. What can I do with the ...
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PostgreSQL, UPDATE CASE statement uses huge amount of space

I am running a CASE statement on one of my tables and it consumes a huge amount of hard drive space that is never freed up even when i run VACUUM ANALYZE. Autovacuum is ON as well. I am using ...
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How can I speed up an sql query that round trips between two tables

These tables are not that big, but the time taken to process this query is long. What can I do with the following queries to speed up the process taken to return results? $msc=microtime(true); ...
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SELECTs in Database Change Log and Source Control

We are overhauling the way that we store our database in source control and keep a change log of it. I was reading the following article: http://thedailywtf.com/articles/Database-Changes-Done-Right, ...
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Creating Triggers to insert into a table where the table is altered by other application

I have a database in my local machine which is actually updated by an online application. I want to create triggers for a particular table ( say table1) such that it inserts values (From Table1) ...
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MySQL Multi Count [closed]

How can i get this result? ╔═════════╦═══════╦═══════╗ ║ EventID ║ User1 ║ User2 ║ ╠═════════╬═══════╬═══════╣ ║ 1 ║ 1 ║ 2 ║ ║ 2 ║ 2 ║ 3 ║ ║ 3 ║ 3 ║ 1 ║ ...
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Help with indexing narrow table with many millions of rows

I have a good amount of experience with SQL Server, but not much with indexes and I fear I'm a little bit out of my depth in trying to figure out how to correctly structure a table that has 100+ ...
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Simple way to migrate application SQL database into an archive database?

I'm not super technically oriented. I've used SQL for many years, but primarily operating within databases and not so much managing them in total. Anyway, we have an application we're getting rid of, ...
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Elasticsearch missing nested data

I'm trying to set up my river with nested data, however I'm facing some issues. My _river query looks like this: { "type" : "jdbc", "jdbc" : { "driver" : ...
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Mysql update adding subquery field value to field

I want to update a field adding it the value of a subquery field. I'm trying this: UPDATE table a SET a.field=(a.field+b.subfield) INNER JOIN (SELECT subid, subfield FROM subtable WHERE ..... ) AS ...
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Veryfing integrity of custom order column with pure SQL

I have two tables, one stores structure (using so called parent field), the other entities that can be embeded into that structure. As certain level of structure can contain both entities and deeper ...
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need to replace the blank value as 0

need to replace the blank column into 0 for example the table is i have tried this query to bring the output but it is taking more number of time because i have put this table in to procedure ...
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at least one member of a list within another list when querying over a join

assume the current layout in a Mysql datbase Activity (id,etc) [id is primary key] AcitivityMapper (activityID, targetYearID) [composite key] Years (targetYearID, targetYearName) [id primary key, ...
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Get list of characters in column

I have a database table (UTF-8) with a lot of names in different languages with lots of special characters. In another script I use these names and one part is to replace the special characters. To ...
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multi aggregated sql query functions

I have the following query: SELECT u.username, t.pack_id, COUNT( t.id ) transaction_count FROM `transaction` t INNER JOIN `user` u ON t.customer_id = u.id GROUP BY ( t.customer_id ) HAVING ...
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Dump all binary columns from a table as files

I have a table in a postgresql database with a column of type bytea. I want to drop each binary entry as a file using the id as filename. What would a SQL query look like for this?
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How to design a demographics database?

I have a bunch of stores. Each store has the same properties (ethnicity, marital status, income, and so on). Each of those properties has subproperties like (white, black, asian for ethnicity and ...
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How to split a large table in Teradata

I'm trying to load data from a very large table (200 million rows) into a Presentation Datamart (PDM) for an Enterprise Data Warehouse using Teradata 14.10. I want to split this large table into ...
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preventing FullTextSearch from using wildcards

I am using FTS in a sql2008 sql server and had a user complain about some searches breaking. after root cause analysis we found only searches like U.S.A. fail because FTS tries to run wildcard matches ...
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SQL Server - Error 3202 during Restore

While attempting to restore a 4 TB MDF/data database with a 1.8 TB LDF/log file, I'm receiving the following error: Write on '???' failed: 1117 (The request could not be performed because of an I/O ...
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Move/Copy unique entries only from TableA to TableB, if it's not in the destination table

I'm required to move every unique entry from TableA to TableB, it the unique entry from TableA is not already in TableB. Both tables look the same, they don't have any keys, but the combination of to ...
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SQL Query to get the Sales Qty of the Item and the its Returned Quantity for past 6 Months

I want retrieve the Sales Qty and return qty of the Items in the following format for the past six months. From two different tables,I TxnInvoice Table :Invoice header TxnInvoiceLine Table :Invoice ...
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Stored procedure generating duplicate rows

I believe I have a logical error, poor coding or both in the handling the selection of user emails based on their User.ID and a replaceable config value of Mail+1234@domain.com where 1234 is the ...
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Select all results from two independent tables

I have two tables: Comments -------- id comment_content time_stamp Activities ----------- id activity_content time_stamp And I would like to combine the results from both, ordered by their ...
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Clearing log files

How to clear/Shrink the Log file of a database when the database is in stand by mode. How to make a database from recovery mode(normal mode/with recovery) to standby mode.
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Delete duplicates with specific columns as identifier

I'm required to delete all duplicate entries of a table. The duplicates are identified by two non-key values num (int) and com (varbinary(512)).. My amateur-ish SQLfoo lead me to this non-functioning ...
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What is my database name?

I'm trying to connect to a microsoft SQL database but I dont know its name. I suspect it will be something of the form servername\databasename It would be good if I could just use SELECT ...
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Clustered Column store table Delete error

I am getting the below error when we tried to delete records on clustered column store table using OPENDATASOURCE. DELETE TOP (1) OPENDATASOURCE('SQLNCLI','Data Source=Server Name;Integrated ...
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How long to learn PostgreSQL?

I want to learn PostgreSQL and How to make the learning process efficient, but really don't know how long it would take even after googling my question. I used MySQL before and knew relational ...
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SQL Query: Selecting a person who is a member of all existing groups

I'm tinkering around with my very first SQL queries and am completely baffled by a problem I encountered. Let's say I have the following database: PERSON(PID, Name) MEMBER(PID, GroupID) How would ...
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How to recursively find gaps where 90 days passed, between rows

This is a kind of trivial task in my C# homeworld, but I don't yet make it in SQL and would prefer to solve it set-based (without cursors). A resultset should come from a query like this. SELECT ...
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Continuously copying an SQLite table

I have a SQLite database associated with an online application (Skype) on my computer, which is often changed by that application when I am using Internet. These are the columns of the database: ...
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SQL MAX function

Suppose I have a table with attributes Name, Age as follows: MyTable (Name, Age) Now, to get the oldest age I can write the following query: SELECT MAX(Age) AS "Oldest Age" FROM MyTable; ...
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reports on history table

Assume Trucks which travel between Cityies. I store the Cityies that a Truck has traveled to in TruckLocationHistory table, if the Truck is passing the City, State = Passed and if it gonna stays for ...
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check numeric column for empty cells

How can I check for a numeric column for empty values I want something like this: select * from table where column_numeric = '' This does not works obviously, but what can be the equivalent of ...
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self referencing tables with SQL and entity framework

I have many tables in a database and the tables are nearly identical. There are limitations currently on what objects reference other objects. For example I have company,contact and project. Contact ...
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What's wrong with my SQL statement? [closed]

I'm trying to execute: create table `certificates`( `id` INT NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `common_name` VARCHAR(100) NOT NULL, `csr` LONGTEXT NOT NULL, `type` VARCHAR(100) NOT NULL, `certificate` ...
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Summarizing Pay Checks Based on Employee's Job Code

What I'm trying to do is summarize an employee's earnings for each job code they worked in for the year. Employees are assigned a job code based on an effective date. I'm trying to line up the job ...
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Database Normal Form (financial statement)

I would like some advice on how to design the database for financial statement data which objectively addresses the tradeoffs between usability, performance, maintenance and adherence to normal form. ...
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problem in connecting SQL Server for internet access [on hold]

I'm having a problem connecting SQL Server for internet access. I have built a test server so that I can play at home and not kill the works server. I've been trying for days and so far I have: My ...
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How to combine two queries? [closed]

I can't explain this very well except by spelling it out. I start a query on ID, and from there I can get TITLE, DATE, and REGNUMBER. The problem is I also want to get 'where,' which is also stored ...
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How can I simplify this UNION?

Here's the case - I have the following query: SELECT DISTINCT post_id FROM ( ( SELECT DISTINCT rp.post_id, pm.meta_value AS premiere_date FROM wp_related_people AS rp JOIN ...