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Why straight SQL query run faster than stored procedure?

I am facing-out a very surprising problem in SQL Server. The problem is when the query run in SSMS window it will return result in ~1 sec and when the query run through a stored procedure it will ...
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Is this statement syntactically correct? [closed]

$q = "SELECT var1, var2, var3 FROM tablename WHERE var_a = '$var_a' AND var_b = '$var_b' AND ( ( var1 = '$var1' AND var2 = '$var2' ) OR ( var1 = '$var2' AND var2 = '$var1' ) )"; This ...
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Update query for Minimum absolute difference in Access [SQL]

I have 3 tables in an Access db. Table_1 and Table_2 are where the source data comes from and I am filling Table_3. Table_1 has the following fields: Acct_Name Amt Table_2 has the following ...
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Logical problem with a database model

Beforehand the table names and columns are in Spanish, my native language is Spanish. (table names have been now edited to English) I've got a database to manage the tickets sales of a trip that is ...
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MySQL add few column exception for TRIGGER UPDATE FOR EACH ROW

How to effectively add column id, name exception for trigger: CREATE TRIGGER updated BEFORE UPDATE ON table1 FOR EACH ROW SET NEW.date=NOW() so that date=NOW() will be affected on updating any ...
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SQL Parameter Sniffing Possible Workaround

Our system has roughly 500 "Customers" that have extreme differences in record counts. Here is a (greatly simplfied) sample query that could return 0 - 100000 rows depending on the parameter passed. ...
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Reducing execution time for this gnarly SQL

I'm creating an order system of some kind. There is a function that I use to get orders (in PHP) and retrieve the required information about the order. However, it seems that I am pulling a lot of ...
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Update different columns on different clauses

I have a database table in Postgres 9.3 with the following layout: id SERIAL, col1 INT, col2 INT Whenever a new row is inserted, I will have to update ALL rows col1 and/or col2 in different cases ...
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How does database connection actually works? [duplicate]

I am wondering, on a practical level : what is a database connection? What does it represent for PHP/Java/Ruby/etc to have an opened connection for instance? What about the MySQL deamon? Does it ...
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How to sum the buy order and sell order in one row per each ticker

I have a table containing some trading information of several tickers and I would like to divide the data into sum(Amount) for buy and sell separately, grouping by each ticker. I have one table ...
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Access Value between ranges

I'd like the following population logic built in an Access database: I have two tables. The first, Table1 contains a set of buckets, with a starting and ending value: Start End Bucket ...
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Select rows where 2 cells not the same

I have the following table: +----+-------+---------+---------------+ | id | owner | variant | EAN | +----+-------+---------+---------------+ | 1 | 101 | black | 1111111111111 | ...
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SQL Server 2012 - Insufficient memory to continue the execution of the program. (mscorlib)

I have a sql file, which is up to 180 Mb. When I try to open and execute it on Microsoft SQL Server Managment Studio 2012, I am getting this error. . What do do ? I researched on Google. And there ...
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Maintenance plan backup and reload the same database

I want in my maintenance plan every night to copy the production database to a backup, and reload the newly-created backup into a test database. By reading here: Restore database - maintenance plan ...
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How to merge a column in single row in sql server [duplicate]

I have a following data: Comp_id | Cntm_nb | Seq_nb | Amount | Type 1 | 1 | 1 | 2000 | rent 1 | 1 | 1 | 200 | charge 1 | ...
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How to check if current SQL session has uncommited changes?

Say you are in SQL Developer and want to check if the current user session (i.e. your connection) has uncommitted changes. If you quit SQL Developer, it does such a check and displays a dialog box ...
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Group by alternative [closed]

I have a table , that has a generic set of actions for EVERY user. However if there is a user that needs to have a unique action, that replaces an existing action, then in my query, I want to ...
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Query Rows That Have a Following Row That Meets Criteria

Will try to do my best to explain this, as I don't really know how to word this to search for an answer. I'm a constantly learning but still newish SQL user who thus far has been able to solve most ...
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Delete from table where not in another table using two columns

I am trying to get my head around this delete statement I am trying to accomplish. I understand how to delete from table where column not in ( subquery to table2) I have two tables with multiple ...
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SQL Server Multiple JOINS with Table Value Function - query never ends

I have a query with 4 joins using a table value function to get the data and when I execute it the query never ends. Issue Details Table valued function: CREATE FUNCTION [dbo].[GetIndicator] ( ...
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Splitting Columns

I want to ask a complicated question and I think its advanced a little. I have a table has this design, its an attendance system. I need to split the time if the attendance count per day was not 2: ...
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Can I include extra columns in a m->m mapping table? [duplicate]

I guess this is sort of an odd question, but consider this scenario. table classes (id_pk) table students (id_pk) table students_classes_map (students_id_fk_pk, classes_id_fk_pk, finalExamScore ...
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How can I make this query more efficient?

This is the query: SELECT races.*, tmptimers.last_start_time, tmplaps.updated_at AS last_updated_at FROM races LEFT JOIN (SELECT * FROM timers WHERE timers.user_id = 1) AS tmptimers ON ...
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How to find the last error codes and messages of failed statements executed by a user?

Hopefully, a program that connects to a Oracle DB does sufficient logging of errors on its own, e.g. when doing a bulk insert the error reporting of a program could produce something like this: ...
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Database events that will cause deletion of index

In SQL server if we try to change a data type of a column having index ,then it deletes the indexes associated with that column and changes the data type . I was not aware of it and was faced problem ...
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how to update the value of a period contained inside a bigger range

I have a tsrange like '[2010-01-01 14:00, 2010-01-01 15:00]',20 And want to update the 20 value to 15 in a range inside that, like '[2010-01-01 14:10, 2010-01-01 14:30]',15 My expected outcome ...
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PostgreSQL: schema diff/patch tool [closed]

Consider the following setting: A production DB A dev db, on which schema changes are made to enable new features When the development of a new feature is complete, I have to manually update the ...
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Query for row combine

BEGIN declare @t1 table( date1 date, EmpID int, bnumber varchar(24), Name varchar(50), Depname varchar(50), mintime time, maxtime time, Status1 varchar(50)) insert into @t1 exec dbo.InOut2 ...
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Not able to update MySQL table using Oracle: Unknown column in 'where clause' {42S22,NativeErr = 1054}

I have the following tables: MySQL table: jti_member_interact CREATE TABLE `jti_member_interact` ( `INT_MEMBER_ID` int(11) NOT NULL, `INT_ID` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `INT_SOURCE` ...
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Insert fail logs

Is there a way to view fail inserts to a SQL Server database? I am seeing that a number of my inserts are failing and I'd like to recover that data if it's possible.
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Does column size increase break SELECT *?

I searched a little bit on this topic before realizing it is somewhat tricky (for me, at least) to come up with an effective search phrase for it because it overlaps with other common topics. So here ...
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How to retrieve closest value based on look-up table?

I'm attempting to create a query that will find the closest value from one table and return its ID into the resulting table. Below is an example that should describe the situation better. Sample ...
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Fetch data from same table using two group by clauses in mysql

I have one table name as consultant with 4 fields(id, name,user_type, Created date). I need to write an mysql query for return the count of user_type in each month. In my table, user_type is ...
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Relationship between two tables so their value changes together

First of all I'm not sure if this website is for purely experts but sorry if it is.. the main page was a little vague I was wondering if it'd be possible to have a relationship, for example, in my ...
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Script not emailing from Maintenance Plan/SSIS

I have created the following script to send emails from my plan but it isn't sending out. It works correctly in a query window and under an agent job. This is added to the plan as a 'Execute T-SQL ...
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MySQL: Find ID with only 2 attached IDs in subtable

I've got 2 tables. 1 containing my Threads and 1 containing the users attached to these threads. I want to find the ThreadID with 2 specific UserIDs attached, no more no less. This is what I've come ...
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Show single value of one column for multiple rows of other columns

I have a SQL query which displays my data results like this. date emp_id emp_name spent_hours 19-08-2013 1024 jack 10 19-08-2013 1024 jack 11 19-08-2013 1024 jack ...
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What is the advantage of partition Date field into individual Year(int), Month(int), Day(int), Time(time) columns? [closed]

What is the advantage of partition Date field into individual Year(int), Month(int), Day(int), Time(time) columns? My manager said this is well known practice and query performance is good. Is this ...
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Is there any way to do a SELECT query without any optimization in SQL Server?

I am trying to test the speed of SQL server queries. However, once I do the query once, it becomes a lot faster. The database is live so I can not make any changes to it, only to the SELECT query ...
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How to cope with SQL Server 2012 vs SQL (Azure) Database sql files

I'm trying to port my system to SQL Database (Azure instance) from SQL Server 2012. I'm using Visual Studio 2013 and I have my .sqlproj with all the definition of my database inside. Given that a ...
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MySQL 5.1 -> 5.6 problem, select distinct order by limit query stops using index

I'm testing a MySQL 5.1 -> 5.6 upgrade, and I've run into an issue. I have a query that hits a ~30 million row table, selecting distinct IDs with an order by/limit restriction. Sample query is ...
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I am trying to implement Scott Chamberlain's code in SQL Server 2008 R2 . Getting Assembly not present errors

I am trying to use Scott Chamberlain's code, here: http://dba.stackexchange.com/a/17466/45380 I was able to compile it and create the DLL, but now when I try to run SQL CREATE ASSEMBLY I get: Msg ...
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Need to delete consecutive, unchanged records

I have a rather large MySQL db that is tracking pricing changes for a large number of products. Each entry has a SKU a datetime and a price. Sometimes, there is no change in the price from one time ...
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CASE conditions in SELECT statement [closed]

I have the following SELECT statement: SELECT expt_id, iso_stain, test_stain, stain_type CASE WHEN stain_type = 'Blue' THEN iso_stain = 'NA' CASE WHEN statin_type = 'Hematoxylin' THEN ...
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Query with a sequence of “and not like”

I have a table called VHS_Metadata_Aug52014 with columns: Title, Description,Tag, Speaker, VIP, FilmingLocation, Notes I'm trying to write a query that returns all records for which the word ...
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Can I update every datetime in bulk?

The current database assumes all times are local to the user. Now we're changing this so the database stores everything in UTC and our application converts the UTC time in the database to the correct ...
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Hbase Shell: query for scanning rows with specific multiple columns [closed]

New to Hbase, don't have hive or impala configured. :-( wanted to scan rows of a table based on multiple column values let say having Table A with 4 columns aa, ab, ac, ad. I wanted all rows of the ...
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Sub query with not equal

Sub query with not equal table_1 col1 SV0362 RU0177CSPG NO0124CSPG VN3582 AT9923CSPG BZ0324 PE0309 AS4293EXPT ML0331OMKT table 2 colA OO56128665 OO56128665 OO56128665 OO56128665 US0170 US0170 ...
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JOIN on Microsoft Access derived table not working

Can you please help me why my below SQL is not working in Access 2010? SELECT Table2.Product, Table2.Color, SEQMAX, Table1.Attribute FROM ( Table2 LEFT JOIN ( SELECT ...
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SQL insert into … values (…, select(…))

I am trying to insert 25 users, user1...25 into Members with the same GR_ID = 2 with command: insert into MEMBERS (GR_id, username) values (2, (select username from USERS where username like ...