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Complex query on big table

I have a big user table (3M), of structure: age (int) country (FK) city (text) gender (text) active (bool) My objective is to run a search finding 15 users of given age area, gender, city and ...
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Linking first and second level composite primary keys

I am trying to create a new database with a hierarchical structure of two many-to-many tables using composite keys. Unfortunately the creation of tables fails stating that the foreign keys do not ...
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Can you put a SQL DB on a NAS? [closed]

Can you put a SQL DB on a NAS drive? For example can I put the PostgreSQL DB "files" on a Sinology NAS or am I better to leave everything on a "real" PC? (like, say, a regular PC server running Linux) ...
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Retrieve index column

I have this index schema: CREATE index comments_idx ON comments (books) How can I retrieve column name ("books") through SQL query?
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How to use relationships to extract data via select

Disclaimer: Novice in SQL I have 3 tables. There is one "major" table (labeled used_for_lookup below) used to do look-ups on and the other two (labeled fid_table and did_table below) are foreign keys ...
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How to order by Levenshtein distance?

I want to order a table according to a char field using Levenshtein distance or similar because some entries may contain underscores or grammar errors. It is a table with all the books I plan to read ...
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How to run sql agent jobs in a sequence order.with T-sql

My requirement is to run the SQL Agent jobs (EX: job1 to job10) with T-sql in a sequence order. That means job2 starts automatically when job1 completes. This process should continue until job10 ...
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How I can monitor SQL Server 2012 databases to determine the security privileges that are called by different processes

Is there any tool that can identify the SQL privileges or roles that are being called on query by query basis. We need to know which ones are being used at each time on a Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
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How to get missing values in row order?

In a table, many rows have been deleted, how to get the id of missing rows for next INSERT? For example id col1 1 1 3 3 4 4 5 5 8 8 9 9 how can I get the ...
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SQL - Add column if match else, on aggregate data

I have an order table that roughly looks like this |Customer id |Date | revGBP |orderID |GiftOrder | --------------------------------------------------------------------- |1 ...
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What's the term that describes filtering query that makes use of indexes

I am looking for a technical term that describes the type of query in SQL that makes use of indexes. I completely forgot the name and can not look it up anymore (there's even a Wikipedia article about ...
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New SQL Server 2008 instance, load old instance DB's

BACK STORY: I'm a developer with a local instance of SQL Server 2008 on my workstation. I just recently upgraded my motherboard and found out (much to my dismay) the old motherboard's RAID drivers ...
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Updating every cell of of a table?

I have a table with m columns and n rows. The ETL tools I was using wrote an empty ('') to every cell without a value and I would like them to be NULL instead. This got me thinking if it would be ...
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SQL : get rows from two tables relatively

I've two tables named categories and products. Simple structure is given below. categories cat_id cat_name 1 c1 2 c2 3 c3 products prod_id ...
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How to join by most recent preceding date?

Imagine I have a database with historic price data and a second table with dates Item | Price | Date Customer | Item | date ------------------------- --------------------------- ...
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Restored Database is different from the original

I have recently performed a restore of our data-warehouse staging database onto a separate instance in our dev environment. After the restore I did a comparison and it looks like the database sizes ...
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Recover PostgreSQL database data

I am using PostgreSQL in my project, Now by mistake I have deleted some records of one of my tables. Now is there any way to recover deleted Records in PostgreSQL?
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Use if exists in postgresql [closed]

I know about the exists feature, but that does not help me with the given situation. What I want is: Check if some row exists, and if exists then check for an another row if row exists. Here's ...
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Accidentally deleted records in MS SQL Server 2014

I have a very big problem with SQL Server data lost. Recently, i have performed SQL replication. and i found out that all exising records/rows in the subscriber was totally erased and replaced by the ...
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Using count() and sum() in a calculation in a select

I am trying to do the following in a single select. We have a SAAS that has Company records and User records. A User is a member of a Company (Company.CompanyId = User.CompanyId). In the User record ...
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Getting the entire records from Two tables for Count purposes SQL [closed]

I'm just wondering if anyone could help on how to bring two columns from two tables together in one table. These table have id's but they are not linked although they have other columns that I can ...
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Querying system tables from Linked Server

I am trying to query the syspublications table on Linked Server A from Server B. Both servers are running SQL Server 2012. Using this simple query on Server B: SELECT a.dest_table FROM ...
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Help with optimising a sql query on two partitioned tables

I have a SQL query that I am running on two very large tables in SQL Server 2012 Enterprise The two tables are ACKs and Logs. Both are partitioned on their time by day column with the appropriate ...
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How to automatically grant permissions to application created databases in SQL Server 2008 R2?

So I have an application that automatically creates a new database after the database it is currently in reaches a fixed number of rows. I need to be able to automatically assign a user within the ...
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joins with “could be blank” conditions

Question is most probably stupid but I am stuck on this and cant think anymore(Pissed Off). I have these tables-> employee(has a column foreign to location),location and location_flag. And I need ...
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Longest matching suffix while using aggregate functions

Background Looking to find the longest matching string suffix. Setup Consider the following fiddle: CREATE TABLE noun ("label" varchar(10)) ; INSERT INTO noun ("label") VALUES ...
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How to add a default null row if no results from the dynamic pivot query [closed]

I execute this procedure and display results in my application. If my query does not return any results, I still need to print out the column headers and since its a dynamic query I cannot hard code. ...
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sql or hql query to find all parents of a particular record

I need a sql or hql query to find all parents of a particular record, that should work in oracle as well as mysql, for eg if I have the id: 201, the parents would be: 188, 187, 1. any help would ...
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mysql advanced query

I'm sorry for my English. I have a problem with db mysql. I have a table like this id|rat|time 1 |2 |12:00 2 |0 |12:55 3 |0 |13:05 4 |6 |13:45 5 |0 |14:00 6 |8 |15:00 7 |0 |16:30 8 |9 |17:00 ...
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Procedure with Insert Data From One Table to Another Table

I have two tables Person with PersonId, Name,Address,Mobile and PersonLog with Id,Name,Address,Mobile,FK_PersonId. I am trying store the old data in PersonLog and Person to be updated. This is my ...
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sql server linked server does not consider indexes [closed]

We have a query with a join between two tables. The first is in the database and the second is in another listener, connected by a linked server. I am executing this query in SQL Management Studio ...
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When you type an SQL query in interpreter, what does happen? [closed]

Actully this question is asked in an interview from me . When you type an SQL query in interpreter, what does happen? How is the query processed?
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DB2 SQL: How to select all days in a date range even if no data exists for some days

I am really really new to the whole programming world. I have found this previously. However I need rolling dates and into a SQL i am not aware what it is. Example of the SQL im using: Select ...
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Check for blocked queries periodically and cancel them

I have series of update queries which are executed every 5-10 seconds. Sometimes it happens that one of these will block all the pending update queries as for some reason it just freezes. Since I can ...
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SQL Mirroring synchronize logins and agent jobs

We have just started using SQL Server mirroring for several clients on SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard. We've got the SQL Server mirroring working fine however now we run into the issue of replicating ...
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T-SQL - OPTION (FAST x) and trace flag 8722

I have searched a long time and still haven't found the answer to my problem. Our Dynamics AX is generating queries with the query hint OPTION (FAST x), which sometimes forces a bad execution plan to ...
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View permissions on specific Oracle object

I want to be able to see what permissions have been granted on a specific object in my Oracle geodatabase. What would my syntax look like in SQL Plus? Thank you.
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How to represent directed graph with multiple parents?

http://dirtsimple.org/2010/11/simplest-way-to-do-tree-based-queries.html provides an algorithm for inserting and deleting from a Closure Table. I'd like to model a similar data structure, except that ...
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Populate one table with data from another one on selected cells

I have a problem with filling empty cells in one table with data from another one. I got a table with user emails - some of the fields are empty, some are already containing emails. I gathered the ...
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Choice of clustered key when almost all columns would be part of a unique index anyway

I am creating the following table CREATE TABLE dbo.COMM_SHELF_BLOCK_ACCESS ( KeyId uniqueidentifier NOT NULL ROWGUIDCOL CONSTRAINT DF_COMM_SHELF_BLOCK_ACCESS_KeyId default NEWSEQUENTIALID(), ...
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Please anybody help me with oracle db importing?

I try to import .DMP file with impd comand. root@HP:~# impdp SYSTEM/xxxxxxxxx log=4.log file=as.DMP and i get this ;;; Import: Release 11.2.0.2.0 - Production on Thu Oct 2 12:21:14 2014 ...
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Conversion failed when converting the varchar value to data type int in SQL Server

While getting some data input, for below query, encountered Convertion failed error:- SELECT a.ProcessInstanceAppianID, a.ProcessInstanceDescription, CONVERT (INT, ...
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Supertyping Inventory Transactions

I am trying to wrap all interactions with inventory items into one transactional table. Currently I calculate QoH by querying multiple fact tables (production, acquisition, shipment, return order, and ...
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Intermittent errors when calling stored procedures with linked server references from SQL Agent jobs

Environment: Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V Service Pack 2 - 64 bit SQL Server Enterprise 2008 R2 SP2 - 10.50.4000.0 - 64 bit Problem: I am receiving intermittent failures from ...
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Migrate all databases from one SQL Server 2005 to another

We have a production SQL Server 2005 server on which we are hosting 200 databases. We want to host these databases on our new server. On new server SQL Server 2005 is installed and is ready. I want ...
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Generate Agent Job Report

We have a few jobs that run nightly that the status has to be reported every hour. I am trying to find in MSDB where I can capture the information below hourly and send out an excel file. Server ...
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How can I log the way in which a job was started?

Using SQL Server Agent, I've created a Job that runs some SQL. This SQL does some work on one database, then adds a row to a logging table on a separate database. The Job is run on a couple of ...
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MySQL Case always executes the same [duplicate]

What I want to do is to set DATE_REACT a value when the first condition is satisfied, and a different value when the first condition is not satisfied. The problem is that the first condition is ...
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Update Duplicate record in select query of access

I have a select query (test) in access with below mentioned column ID 2561 2562 2563 2343 2561 2563 2563 Now in ID, i have duplicate records , for example here 2561 , 2562 , 2563 are ...
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Update specific records of table based on subquery's output (sql server)

have this query which produce below output : select sec.site,sec.Name,sec.Freq from ( select Name from sec group by name having count(Freq) > 3)as dt inner join sec on dt.Name = sec.Name where ...