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Reporting on a normalized Key-Value pivot

ERD & SQL Fiddle provided. We're trying to design a reporting tool for our stakeholders around a normalized Key-Value Pair model. We've tried to find a solution using Pivot Tables but can't seem ...
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How to Load Special characters in Database 11.2 & Client Character Set is US7ASCII through SQL * Loader [duplicate]

My client using Oracle database version 11.2.0.1.0 and NLS parameters are NLS_NCHAR_CHARACTERSET AL16UTF16 NLS_LANGUAGE AMERICAN NLS_TERRITORY AMERICA NLS_CURRENCY ...
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Postgres Nested WHEN Aggregate Function

In PostgreSQL (version 9.4) I am trying to construct a query to determine in various tranches how many times various numbers appear in the data set between ranges. When I query group-ing by ...
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Oracle SQL Creating Copy of Table Using DBMS_metadata

so I am trying to create a copy of a table using dbms_metadata. I know you can get the DDL of a table by executing DBMS_METADATA.get_DDL('Table','TABLENAME') so my question now is how can I use this ...
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How to use DMBS_LDAP to select 3 attributes for selected entries

I'm attempting to use DBMS_LDAP to create a procedure in Oracle 11.2.0.2.0 that ultimately updates an employee table from active directory. The attributes I want are sAMAccountName, GivenName, and ...
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can i secure sql server agent job with password

i want to secure SQL server agent jobs with password or any other method is it possible?
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Distinct Random select

Hi can anyone help with this little MS SQL Puzzle. I basically need to get a 1 random answer from each of the submitters. id, submitter, answer 1, James, Blue 2, James, Red ...
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error - order by must appear inthe list of statements contains a union,intersect or except operator

In sql i want to add 'All' in the list for that I used the following code : select 'all' as stateid,'all' as statename union select stateid,statename from state order by stateshortname
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Reusing views to do aggregate queries [closed]

I have created some views which give me some values. So some thing like the following select from a table of all ids gives me some thing like id1 id2 id3 id4 view1 gives me id1 2 id1 1 id1 3 ...
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How can we select data from another table during an insert?

I'm trying to insert data into a table using a few columns that are hard-coded or are static values and then the rest of the datat selected from another table. I've tried the following query: insert ...
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Suitable schema to record email sent and response received and invoicing in DB

When a form submission is made on a website: An email with form's details is sent to a set of recipients email addresses stored in a DB. The email contains a link for the recipient to show interest. ...
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sql display error

When I run store procedure in SQL Server with parameter 4 param 1 = 'all' param 2 =' all' param 3 = 'all' Result :displays 21 rows When I run store procedure in SQL Server with parameter 4 param ...
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SQL CLR in MySQL? [closed]

Can we call SQL CLR in MySQL Server using User Define Function? I want to create trigger in mysql. It will call user define function and this UDF will update the table in SQL Server.
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SQL Server 2008 R2 - Capture or be notified when an sql handle is ran

I'd like to monitor a particular SQL handle and find out who (process id) is running the SQL. Is there a way to retrieve either a list of proc ids who executed the SQL handle in last N minutes or be ...
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Sampling and matching samples with spatial conditions

The Problem I have two tables with start points of a route and possible end points of a route which need to be matched against each other. I also have a given distribution for the distance between ...
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Only LIMIT rows with specific number

Sorry for the title, As I'm not that experienced I had a real hard time trying to come up with a proper title. So I have this query to fetch all the comments of a specific topic. Now for my paging I ...
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MYSQL — Inventory View with calculated fields

Trying To create an inventory view. I have created this query using MS Access query builder since I am no pro at SQL and this is pretty convoluted. When translating this into MYSQL syntax I get an ...
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MySQL Deadlock - accessing different primary key values also creating deadlock

I went through MySQL logs and found the reason for deadlock 1st thread is trying to execute below query. Which is waiting for thread 2. UPDATE M_SAMP SET MM_Q_IND=0 WHERE M_ID IN (SELECT M_ID FROM ...
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FACT table loading

I have the below table structure : Ticket# Tckt_type Amount Acct Num 1 abc 10 1001 1 def 20 1002 So, for the same ticket number, there ...
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Select rows from table where each row refers to a different schema

I have customer table in public schema. And I have a schema named after each customer. Each customer schema contains different tables like portals, plugin, ... When I want to select portals used by ...
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Query to return zero if nothing exist

I have a table With currency, paymenttype and invoiceamount. I have to write a query to get currency, paymenttype and total invoiceamount made. This is pretty simple with group by. But actually I ...
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Return counts for multiple ranges in a single SELECT statement

I have a Postgres database table foo that, among other things, has a column for score that ranges from 0 - 10. I want a query to return the total number of scores, the number of scores between 0 and ...
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Using LIKE or Full-text when searching database

I am fairly new to SQL and I am currently trying to create a search function for my website, much like the one on imdb.com. I have 3 tables and I need to search two rows (nvarchar) in each table when ...
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Reviewing ways to generate monthly tables using PL/SQL automatically

I am attempting to automate a set of tables that my colleagues produce monthly, using PL/SQL. The set of tables contain data about different metrics (e.g. Customer revenue, customer demographic ...
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Is there a way to get disc space remaining using an SQL query on an Oracle database?

We experienced a problem recently where the disc space ran low and some queries started giving unpredictable results. The root cause was that we'd take too many restore points and filled up the disc. ...
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SQL Server 2012 - Dropping Snapshots takes hours

We recently did a SQL Server upgrade from 2005 to 2012. We have a nightly job that drops a snapshot of an active database. The snapshots gets created again later in the day. Before upgrading, in SQL ...
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Function to handles firstname and lastname to a specific format

I'm trying to figuring out a way to show a name properly. Let's say I have 2 variable : @Firstname = 'Marc-Oliver' @Lastname = 'Saint-Onge' I would like to have name shown as; M.-O. St.Onge Or ...
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SQL Server choose at random from giving data

My problem is that I don't know how to choose the random data from a giving set. For example: I have a Node column which need to produce different inserts but only from these numbers: 16, 17, 18, 22, ...
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Different runtimes using parameter vs. constant

A strange thing is happening to me during execution a specific query. I have this query: DECLARE @P0 as varchar(4000) DECLARE @P1 as varchar(4000) SET @P0 ='P0' SET @P1 ='2015-02-21 00:00:00' ...
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Cannot generate SSPI context ( SQL Server 2008 ) ( RESOLVED )

When someone tries to connect to a SQL Server instance, the error shows up: It's not possible do generate SSPI context. Yesterday we had a blackout (don't know how to say this expression in ...
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how to identify table name using a column name if we are not aware about the table name

how to identify table name using a column name if we are not aware about the table name Imagine if you have 10000 tables in Database I am aware about the column name , but i dont know the exact ...
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How to fetch data on a single column from a table having composite key [duplicate]

I am working on a messaging application, where the users can have a group conversation with multiple recipients. So in my database, I have a table called user_message where user_id and message_id is ...
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How match a numeric column with a varchar parameter? [closed]

external_id in my source table is of varchar(255) data type I need to convert it to a numeric(20) to do a lookup on target table where card_id (contains external_id's) is of numeric(20) data type. I ...
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Arithmetic overflow error for type varchar

This is my query: insert into [Consolidated_LoB].[dbo].[consold] ([shp_to_pstl_cd] ,[LoB] ,[catlg_nbr] ,[shpd_qty]) select [POSTAL_CODE] ,[LoB] ,[PART] ...
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Searching multiple tables in SQL

This question will involve some C# code but I hope that is fine, in the end it is the SQL that is the issue. (To see short question look at end of post) So I have a site, where you can add a site in ...
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Searching a database safely using SELECT

I have a site that allows users to search the database for several items. However I am not that good with SQL and I have read that allowing user to type in boxes that then use "SELECT-statements" is ...
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What are the ways to handle temp table with more than 9000 rows? [closed]

I am creating a temp table in my stored procedure which has more than 9000 rows and I read some articles saying that its bad practice to use temp table with more than 9000 rows as it uses temb db for ...
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Oracle update join tables

I want to update my db records, which are related one to many. Please consider the following example : A person can have many contacts Stating above implies that contact table has a person_id ...
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Normalising Customers and Employers with a people table

At what normalisation stage is it recommend to split say Customers and Employees into a people table and then link to the unique attributes of Customers and Employees. I cant seem to find the ...
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Best query to exclude existing friends from query

I have a User table / id_user / username / .. friends table (pair AB and BA): / friend_of / friend_to and a friend_request table (used for pending friend requests) / id_req/ sent_from / sent_to ...
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How to fix slow performed query with joins while pagination?

I've following tables with respective records. 1) wi_individual_g with 85K records 2) wi_organization with 550 records 3) wi_program with 2 records I've used following query for creating ...
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System.Data.Entity.Infrastructure.CommitFailedException: C# Multithreading & SQL Server 2012

We have a C# multi threaded (100 threads) program which reads the records from the DB and each thread picks up one record (one Entity Framework connection per thread) and update the a single DB table. ...
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How do I write this MySQL query?

I have a table with a column of numbers that are consecutive but not concurrent. So 91 may be followed by 92 or it may be followed by 96, for example) with intervening numbers not in the column. I ...
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Database Hangs while trying to run sql

I have a challenge with SQL Server. We are running SQL with an inhouse developed application. Lately we have been having a challenge where the DB hangs and users are unable to access the application. ...
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How to create a stored procedure with columns from three different tables in SQL Server 2008?

I'm a fresher and I would like to get some suggestions on how to create a stored procedure in which I have to select columns from three different tables. 2 columns customername and customercode from ...
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WHERE clause converting INT to DATETIME

Looking for advice on how to match two differing column types: I have two tables: RT-A and DA-B. Under both tables there is a column named DeliveryDate, but the individual tables use differing ...
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Finding the current prices for n Fuelstations at a certain point in time

I have a Table where price information is stored in with approx 13 million rows stored in a PostgreSQL 9.5 database. CREATE TABLE public.de_tt_priceinfo ( id integer NOT NULL DEFAULT ...
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Postgresql : Table historisation

I would like to do a script that gather data from an API everyday. (8000 lines/days) So for each object would like a object1 table for the data of the day. And a object1_hist for archived data. ...
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SSIS Transaction Problem

I am trying to use SQL transaction with my SSIS package so if any error comes changes are rollback. I am using an "Sequence Container" in Control Flow for this and setting its "Transaction Option" to ...
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What is the correct SQL for using where ID in List and the items are with AND operator

I need a SQL Statement to use IN operator within the items with "And" connected. SELECT * from tbl_Users WHERE id in [1,2,3] is equivalent to: SELECT * from tbl_Users WHERE (id=1) or (id = 2) or ...