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How to do housekeep the database in sql server 2008 by specific date range?

I have database with around 160 GB size. The database contains the data is from 2013 to until today, there are 180 tables, I want to remove the records in specific date range like 2013 to 2014 in all ...
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How do I keep a postgres table up to date using instagrams api?

I want to update a table in postgres with the response I get from the instagram api. I saved the response as a json file and imported it using navicat but when I saved the import job in navicat it ...
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Creating a stored procedure and adding date manually to filename

I am new to SQL administration and have been tasked with creating some nightly jobs that send an email with certain details contained within a spreadsheet and so far I have the following: EXEC ...
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Postgres Update, limit 1

I have a postgres database which contains details on clusters of servers, such as server status (active, standby, etc). Active servers at any time may need to fail over to a standby, and I don't care ...
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Reading from the sysaudits table - Sybase ASE 15.7

I am currently trying to collect the audit logs from the Sybase ASE 15.7 sysaudits table. A SIEM will be using a query to read the audit logs. Since the sysaudits table can be read by users with SSO ...
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Complicated MySQL table reorder

I should do really complicated tables reorder. ****The main table looks like:**** id - some data 1 - ... 2 - ... 3 - ... 6 - ... 9 - ... 12 - ... As you can see, there are "empty" IDs (no 4, 5 ...
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My SQL Server table identity is incrementing way too fast

I have a table with pretty basic design: 1 primary key (id), 1 unique column (filename) (the filename of the file I am tracking) The primary key is an identity column (bigint) (I had to make it ...
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a phpMyAdmon database question

I have two tables in database of phpMyadmin. One table is symptoms table, and 2nd is diseases table. The symptoms table has two columns: smpid and symptom The diseases table have three columns: ...
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Grouping and counting rows by existence of matching criteria in any of several columns

Disclaimer: I've inherited a database which is probably not quite as "normal" as I would like, and I'm limited to Jet/MS Access 2010 for my db backend and interface, as well my choice of reporting ...
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Is this a sane model for a network provisioning system?

I'm sketching out a model for a network setup, where I have the following conditions: 1. There are multiple nodes which contains a number of switches each. 2. Each switch has multiple services, which ...
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Single table or multiple table design when records have a clear distinction but are queried together?

Let's say I have the following types of recurring data (all types periodically come in). Post (Title, Summary, Text, Timestamp) Image (URL, Caption, Timestamp) Event (StartDate, EndDate, Title, ...
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Importing via sqlcmd errors out

PS C:\Users\administrator.INTERNAL\Desktop> sqlcmd -S SQLMAIN\MSSQLSERVER -i rdmdb.sql Sqlcmd: Error: Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server : SQL Server Network Interfaces: Connection string is ...
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How to select a row based on the maximum value of a column, when ties are expected

SUBSCRIBER DATE TIME VALUE aaa 23-04-2015 04:04:07 10 aab 23-04-2015 12:04:32 5 bbb 23-04-2015 01:04:05 20 bbb 23-04-2015 ...
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Sum of points and rank according to points with join three tables [duplicate]

I am creating a game where I am calculating the user points on the basis of user activities. Everything working fine I got the sum of points and on the basis of points I calculated the rank. I have ...
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Select a count with some conditions

Using Postgres 9.4, I have a table page_views which has a page column. I'd like to select all the distinct pages and have a count before them and sort them descending. I'd also like to have a minimum ...
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Trigger is failing with no errors at all, why?

I need to UPDATE territory_id column at pdone.reps table by using and filtering results from veeva_new.userterritory so based on the answer I got here I am trying to build my own and this is how it ...
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How can I combine two event tables into a single timeline, in PostgreSQL?

Given two tables: CREATE TABLE foo (ts timestamp, foo text); CREATE TABLE bar (ts timestamp, bar text); I wish to write a query that returns values for ts, foo, and bar that represents a unified ...
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How to get the difference in days between 2 timestamps in PostgreSQL

I have a table named accounts. I am interested in retrieving those accounts whose status has not been updated since more than 10 days. I thought about this query and it seemed to work but I am not ...
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Information about a column and the data it holds?

I'm working with a table that has 3 different dates associated with each item in the table. I don't understand what each time is so I want to know if there's a standard place that the person who made ...
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How to split a row based on a delimiter into multiple rows and retain the ID and ordering by using a single SQL statement for MySQL

Scenario: A MySQL table A Delimiter (e.g. comma) is used to separate entities inside a string store in a column of the MySQL table MySQL table contain 2 columns - ID and Countries_Involved ...
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Update records from one table to another in different databases where condition is accomplish

I have two tables stored in two differents DBs and I need to perform some sync between both tables based on lastmodifieddate and lastSyncAt. Let's call them as db1 and db2. This is the DDL schema for ...
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check when last backup was taken

Brent Ozar had an interesing newsletter on 2015-06-22; How do you manage dbas measuring backups, where he thinks that a good DBA should check when the last backup was done it was last restored ...
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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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How to join more than one table [on hold]

I'm stuck with one SQL query, the result as the image below : Could you help me to solve this problem? I already tried but the result is repeatly. And I don't know why? I followed the link How to ...
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Split comma separated entries to rows

I have a Table like this: | ID | OtherID | Data +--------+-----------+--------------------------- | 5059 | 73831 | 5103,5107 | 5059 | 73941 | 5103,5104,5107 | 5059 | 73974 | ...
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How to separate out individual sql statements from Oracle SQL script for execution from java code

I have Oracle DB 11g Enterprise Edition and I want to execute sql script from my java code. I am reading this sql script from a .sql file and the script contains statements such as create table, ...
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Datediff with many dates causes poor performance?

I am a system programmer and entered the forum to understand a little more of the database. Currently I picked a query with a lot of data and I had to check there is a gap between today's date and the ...
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Sum of points and rank according to points

I am creating a game where I am calculating the user points on the basis of user activities. Everything is working fine - I got the sum of points and on the basis of points I calculated the rank. I ...
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How to execute stored procedure from other database?

I have 2 databases. Example: db1 and db2. And db1 has a stored procedure sp1 with an input parameter. db2 has a stored procedure sp2. I am trying to execute sp1 in sp2. I tried below: I know it ...
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Insert data between 30 minute time intervals

I want to divided my to my time interval depending to the start time and end time. To explain it further, let me have this example. I have this table: User Elapsed Time Start Time ...
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Sybase SQL Anywhere 12 - Get all indexes which are unique -> ambigious sysindexes error

we are using a Sybase SQL Anywhere 12 db. In the db there are indices, which are unique, but shouldn't be unique. Therefore I search for a quick way to list all tables with unique primary keys. I ...
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Printing comments or statements when executing script to a output file using TOAD/ORACLE

Coming from a SQL SSMS enviorment, I would like to duplicate their 'Print' Command which allows you to print commands or variables while executing a query. I am looking for this feature to help ...
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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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What's better/faster? MySql or FileSystem?

Let's imagine a web site that is a directory of people. For each person there may be a profile photo and a biography. I'll admit my SQL queries could be better but in general what would be faster and ...
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default constraint issue

I have a table say tempTable with one column having a default constraint ALTER TABLE [dbo].[TempTable] ADD CONSTRAINT [DF_TempTable_Version] DEFAULT ((1)) FOR [Version] Version decimal (18,1) ...
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Different way to do a LIKE WHERE condition? [on hold]

I have a query which works fine: SELECT month_date= month(SendTime) ,year_date =year(sendtime) ,MessageType ,COUNT(MessageType) AS MESSAGE_COUNT FROM Message WHERE ...
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How to implement a dynamic string into a (prepared) sql statement?

I have some spatial datasets which are available in a open source metadata catalog software GeoNetwork and in a PostGIS database. The problem is that the student who created the database used ...
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Postgres is performing sequential scan instead of index scan

I have a table with about 10 million rows in it and an index on a date field. When I try and extract the unique values of the indexed field Postgres runs a sequential scan even though the result set ...
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Designing a High Score/Leaderboard table

I'm looking for input on how to design a highscore table for a game I'm creating. The database I'm using is postgres. That's not really something I can or want to change (unless there's very good ...
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Designing database with Category and Tags for Posts - Seeking for guidance/advice

I'm not really a database novice but I'm not an expert either. Problem: I'm having this difficulty on designing my Post, Category and Tags relationship. I've read Normalization many times but could ...
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Alter of stored procedure and execution performance

I would like to understand how an alter of a stored procedure without modifications can impact performance. I had a situation where a production environment had its database schema updated and a ...
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Creating Stored Procedure with TableName as parameter

I am attempting to create a stored procedure where a table name is passed as a parameter, as well as updating contents of the table. Here is my code I have so far. ...
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Formatting a DATE type in an Oracle database to only accept MMDD

Is there a way to limit the inputs into a DATE type in an Oracle database to only accept inputs formatted with only the day and month (not including the year)?
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SendObject Command

So I have sorted out alot of the problems with query etc. Is it possible to have a DoCommand Send object to send a report to the emails in the query. I need the report to be the one referenced in the ...
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ALTER SESSION from a Control File

I am using a Control File to import data from a CSV file into a table, using sqlldr to import the data, where a large number of fields are numeric values with integer and decimal part separated by ...
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Recursive cte addition in SQL

I need to add the total value to the parent nodes.(totaling the total value to base to top levels). 118 records are there and 1-8 levels. Root ACCCODE='00001' Root ACCPARENTCODE='0' Eg: adding ...
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Getting TEXT data from postgres throught linked server to MSSQL

I'm using MSSQL 2008 R2 with linked server to postgres 9.4. My problem is: when I select column with data type text it shows me only XXX first chars and adds (...) on the end. select description from ...
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Stored Procedure which INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE any table(for any table) where table name and its values are passed as parameter [closed]

Stored procedure which performed operations like inserting data to table, updating data, and deleting data of table where table name is passed by parameter. Parameters of stored procedure: table name ...
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Slow Performance of Parametrized Query in Excel due to Parameter Datatype

I'm pulling Data from a SQL Server 2008 into Excel using a Parametrized ODBC Query created by the Excel Wizard. (Data-->getExternalData/FromOtherSources-->FromDataConnectionWizard-->ODBC DSN) My ...
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How to import into database when records contain multi-line data

I am setting up a new database and I want to import lots of data from multiple spreadsheet files. One of the fields in these documents contains an array of data, each item declared on seperate rows as ...