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 store a 64-digit key of alpha numerical values into phpMyAdmin Database

I am student studying in Database Administration (first year), one of our task requires a to design a login form for corporate and regular users. Below are the requirements for the username and ...
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How do I create a partition using a bit field in SQL Server 2014

I have a table where data is archived. I need to keep this data as it is rarely viewed. Instead of moving archived data to a separate table, I wanted to create a partition on the Archived field. When ...
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count for time periods?

I have a table with [ComputerGroupid], [Computerid], [Userid], [loginTime], [logoffTime] and I want to get a table with [ComputerGroupid], [StartTime], [endTime], [numberOfcomputerBeingUsed] I am not ...
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Help with SQL Query to XML output

I have the following query: SELECT [ID] AS [NewID] , ( CASE WHEN LEN([MiddleName]) > 0 THEN [LastName] + ', ' + [FirstName] + ' ' + LEFT([MiddleName],1) + '.' ...
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join on just the next closest date?

I want to get a table of [file], [folder], [DateAdded], [DateRemoved] I have a log table of changes that has [file], [ChangeDate], [OldFolder], [NewFolder] Files have moved in and out of ...
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Slow Query Performance - Can't Debug

I have a MySQL query that I am trying to debug the performance issue but cannot. I know that the majority of the query is reading/processing rows (Sending Data state). However, in the explain output, ...
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Select Count on Big table take 15 minutes

I try to run select Count on table with like 16M rows, with MySql 5.5 and workbench 6.2. The query running almost 1000sec . Is it normal? The query : SELECT COUNT(1) FROM My_Table when I run ...
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How to Shift a column up in a ring buffer?

I am amazed this question doesn't seem to have been asked before, but if so, my pretty exhaustive searches have not discovered it. I have a simple ring buffer of temperatures in a column from which I ...
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DELETE from OPENQUERY alias not working

I'm trying to use the following code to execute a DELETE statement on a linked server. I'm trying to delete all records from the remote server where there is a match on a certain ID field in both the ...
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Merging 2 queries together

I have 2 query results that need merged together where periods are alike, adding a the column 'seats', using a '0' the period doesn't exist. Before: tdate period staff ...
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SQL Server 2012: Full Text Catalog taking up all the disk space

We have created full text catalog and index for a pretty large table. The column on which the index is being created has a datatype of varchar(max). The problem started as soon as we started ...
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Suspended query causing high CPU usage

Environment detail: SQL Server 2008 R2. I have applications running on JBoss that access the DB using JDBC driver. Issue: My online DB server was experiencing high CPU usage. Using the ...
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SQL Server Chain Permission

We have the 2 databases. Reporting HR There are some users who want to extract data from HR database. But we don't want to give direct access to that HR database. So, we created the special ...
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Filling in date holes in grouped-by-date SQL data

The actual problem involves far more data and joins, but I've created a small sample to demonstrate the issue: -- create example table DROP TABLE dbo.EventRecords GO CREATE TABLE dbo.EventRecords ...
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Postgresql recursive CTE to find unique slug

I have an article table where I want the slug to be unique. CREATE TABLE article ( title char(50) NOT NULL, slug char(50) NOT NULL ); When the user enters a title e.g. News on Apple, I want ...
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can I use many-to-many relation with weak entity

I have an entity, for example employee(key employee ID), and every employee can have multiple responsibilities. Every responsibility can be tasked to multiple employees. I have 3 options: 1) Create ...
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Suspect (Torn) Pages recorded in TEMPDB? (SQL Server 2005 SP3)

I have a virtualised SQL Server 2005 (SP3) server that reported the following msg: Database_Name, Database_Id, File_Id, Event_Type, Event_Type_Desc, Error_Count, Last_Update_Date tempdb, 2, 1, 3, ...
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the <set clause>'s <multiple column assignment>

I just know a little sql basics and need to write a plain sql syntax highlighter/checker So I'm fighting through the standard... I stumbled over somthing I'm not sure I understand it right, as I never ...
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SQL Request SQL Count, larger than a value as condition [on hold]

I have a database with a table name products. How do I find the number count of listings (products) with a price value that is stored in (column name = "price") that is larger than $10. So I just ...
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Prevent auto commit of DROP without SET AUTOCOMMIT OFF

I dropped my table and I lost my data and I can't roll it back because DROP statement automatically commits. How can I prevent auto commit action of DROP without using SET AUTOCOMMIT OFF?
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ASPStateTempApplications and ASPStateTempSessions tables creation in tempdb after sql server restart

I have a implemented SQL server session state management. So created ASPState database and ASPStateTempApplications and ASPStateTempSessions tables in TEMPDB database. When I restart SQL Service, ...
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How is it called when a DB supports FOR XML and XQUERY?

I have my SQL Express 2008 R2 database, on which I heavily rely on two features: Generating XML from relational tables (using FOR XML) Generating relational data from XML (using XQuery) I wonder ...
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How to compare between two values in one field depending on another field in SQL* / Oracle Reports?

I have three fields in a table named table_family. One is "relation" it has 3 kinds of values 1 for person, 2 for parents, 3 for son. Other field is "age" and it contains the ages of all the ...
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How to copy architecture of an existing database to a new database in SQL Server

I'm using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (SP1) - 11.0.3153.0 (X64) Express Edition (64-bit) on Windows NT 6.1 (Build 7601: Service Pack 1) (Hypervisor) and I need to copy the database ...
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I do not understand SQL Server Transaction Logs

I understand that a Microsoft SQL Server Database has two components: A database file A transaction log file Whenever I make a change to a table, does it get written to both the database file AND ...
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Sorting a table based on nullable Position field that has to match the position on the result set

I'm using SQL Server 2012 I have a simple table that has a Nullable (int) Position and a (datetime) Created field. I would like to do a select * from this table order by created desc but ...if a ...
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Trigger syntax on phpmyadmin

I can't make this work. I want to create a trigger that deletes the child foreign keys before I delete the parent primary key. This is the code that I am using on phpmyadmin: delimiter // CREATE ...
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I can't divide 2 count(*) values without returning zero

The statement I'm using is for a KPI in Maximo and I currently have this statement: select (select count(*) from incident where incident.slanum = 'USERADMIN' and incident.actualfinish > ...
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Delete back ups more than 2 weeks in sql server

I am not a DBA, I need to delete the USER_DATABASE backups older than 2 weeks. Is this below stmt work for this scenario? EXECUTE dbo.DatabaseBackup @Databases = 'USER_DATABASE', @Directory = ...
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Secondary File Group is not online in SQL Server

In my database there are two file groups PRIMARY and SECONDARY. The .ndf file is in SECONDARY file group. I just wanted to backup only the secondary file group. So ran following T-SQL... BACKUP ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster installation error

I was trying to install SQL Server Cluster (Launch wiard to install single node SQL Server 2008 R2 faliover cluster) .. The setup checks displayed no error and the installation started after all the ...
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Create a log file for check which time import has been done and to split the import files

How to create a log table for when does the last import has been done and also for Query for split the records in to 1000 while importing. to avoid the bulk insert For example : If the data ...
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Get all (non repeated) distribuidores with their paises given a producto_solicitud

I have this schema: And as title says I need to get all records from fabricante_distribuidor by given producto_solicitud.id value. I'm doing in this way: SELECT ...
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Sql Server sys.Traces log

Working with traces on production server I found some mysterious entries to me in sys.Traces, When I run below query it shows me status of all traces as ‘Paused’ along with entries in ...
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Alter table and update in sql server transactions

I'm trying to do an alter table to add a new column on a table, then I would like to do some update on the existing rows in the table to add a value to the recently new added column and finally do a ...
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mysql need help optimizing query

I have a table containing servers logs, and another table containing rules to match certain and drop them. The logs tables contains around 1 million rows, and there are about 20-30 rules. The ...
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Should tables with very large records quantities be split into multiple tables

I'm working on an application (asp.net) that deals with a very high record count -- let's estimate about 75 million events per year coming in fairly evenly throughout the year, and each of these ...
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SQL command to copy over 8,000 table entries [on hold]

I have an SQL Server 2008 database, I want to copy the items from one table (about 8000 entries) to a new table, an this be done with the parent ID to link it to the correct record. I'm using a ...
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Text Storage and Database Design Optimization in a SQL Server Database

Given a database with a number of columns (c), where some of these columns contain text that is one of multiple values due to a set CONSTRAINT on the columns, what is the most efficient way to ...
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GROUP BY Returning Different Totals

I have two very similar queries that are returning different totals. The first query, where the total [of subscription_payment.price] is calculated with PHP (and verified in Excel), is the same query ...
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Sort by number of related rows in referencing table

Let there be two tables: Users id [pk] | name --------+--------- 1 | Alice 2 | Bob 3 | Charlie 4 | Dan Emails id | user_id | email ----+---------+------- 1 | 1 ...
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create insertion rule on view returning id

I have a table private.products and a view public.products representing that table. And I want to create entries in private.products while inserting into view, it all works right, except that I also ...
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Change execution plan in Oracle

I have a large table called Table1 and another table Table2. A query is scehduled every day which inserts data into Table2 by selecting rows from Table2: INSERT INTO Table2(Cola,Colb,Colc..)SELECT ...
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getting null result from table with data [on hold]

So i have those two tables: DROP TABLE Ticket CASCADE CONSTRAINTS PURGE; DROP TABLE Store CASCADE CONSTRAINTS PURGE; DROP TABLE Employee CASCADE CONSTRAINTS PURGE; CREATE TABLE Employee ( emp_ID ...
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Why can't I use a CASE statement to see if a column exists and not SELECT from it?

Why does something like this not work? SELECT CASE WHEN NULLIF(COL_LENGTH('Customers', 'Somecol'), '') IS NULL THEN NULL ELSE Somecol END AS MyTest FROM Customers; I am just checking if the column ...
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How i can export just structure of mysql database

I use ubuntu 14.10 Phpmyadmin I have ''big'' mysql database, 900mb, I need just structure of this database, how i can export just database structure/empty database without remove data or download ...
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How can I prevent having inconsistent data under isolation level serializable in Oracle SQL?

I have the following table: InStores +--------+---------+-----+ | ProdID | StoreID | qty | +--------+---------+-----+ | p1 | s1 | 25 | | p1 | s2 | 70 | +--------+---------+-----+ ...
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Database design for an exam system

I am working on creating a simple exam system, in which you are going to be basically able to store students, classes, exams, questions and scores(and some other stuff that those depend on). I am also ...
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Error while importing a “.sql” file in database

I am trying to import a .sql file in to my local database. whenever i type the command to import the file, I get an error ERROR at line 1: Unknown command '\S'. This is the first line of the sql file ...
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How to know which columns value is different between two rows

I am trying to compare two addresses from the same ID to see whether they match. For example: Id Adress Code Address 1 1 123 Main 1 2 123 Main 2 1 ...