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disk I/O error in SQLite

What are the possible things that would trigger the "disk I/O error"? I've been having this problem and I couldn't find a solution. I have a SQLite3 database, and I'm trying to insert data from a file ...
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Performance: order of tables in joined statement

I have the following SQL statement, running on a SQLite database on a Windows mobile device. SELECT table1.uniqueidentifier1, table1.int1, table1.varchar1, table1.decimal1, table1.decimal2 ...
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SQLite: updating string values

I couldn't find any answer for my question so I'm writing. Are there any restrictions for updating strings in SQLite database ? I'm wondering if any new value is written into database file there ...
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Is it possible to use SQLite as a client-server database?

Are there any techniques or tools to work with SQLite on a medium size/traffic/concurrency DB environment?
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How do I specify a timeout in sqlite3 from the command-line?

I have a couple basic scripts that kick out a little information while my sqlite3 DB is being populated, but about half the time the command instantly fails: $ sqlite3 outgoing.db "select * from ...
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What are some light-weight clients of SQL Server 2012 that can utilize SQL spatial functions? [closed]

We're building our new enterprise database and it will include SQL server spatial (native) data (moved from ArcSDE). This is great news for our SQL analysts who will now be able to consume our spatial ...
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Advice on scripting a “whitewashed” and downsized development db from main db

Currently we (an active opensource project) have a large PostgreSQL production database which contains all the site records. Since we can't just allow every developer or contributor access to the ...
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'ambiguous column name' error refers to database, table, and column [closed]

sqlite3 gives an 'ambiguous column name' error with the query below. The error itself references what seems to be about as an unambiguous column name as one can imagine, identifying the database as ...
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Database schema for a variable-level hierarchy with variable types?

A client is asking for a database structure for a medical translation app that involves narrowing down a health issue and then asking specific questions on it. The tricky part of representing this in ...
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Why doesn't INSERT AFTER Trigger add all results?

I'm working on the exercises for db-class.org where we have to write a trigger that makes new students named 'Friendly' automatically like everyone else in their grade. That is, after the trigger ...
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When do I use another type index than integer? (eg string) [integer vs string index]

I was reading about relational databases like sqlite and I always see the schema for user storage like: UserID (index) | Username | Password but wouldn't it be actually much faster to use Username ...
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Can I monitor the progress of importing a large .sql file in sqlite3 using zenity --progress?

I'm trying to monitor the progress of a sqlite3 command importing a large .sql file into a database using zenity --progress. I've tried the following which will import the file, however progress is ...
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How do I prevent SQLite database locks?

From SQLite FAQ I've known that: Multiple processes can have the same database open at the same time. Multiple processes can be doing a SELECT at the same time. But only one process can be ...
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how to import .xls file into SQLite database?

I have an issue with importing .xls file into SQLite database. I am working on windows xp and using a SQLite manager for maintain the database. I can import the .csv file to the database by using ...
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How can I simplify this query?

I have written the following SQLite query: SELECT sum(amount) / (julianday('now', '+1 day') - julianday('2012-08-11')) * 14 AS 'Cost Per Fortnight' FROM ( SELECT "transaction".transamount AS ...
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How to use CREATE TABLE … AS with Primary Key in SQLite

From SQLite documentation for CREATE TABLE http://www.sqlite.org/lang_createtable.html: A table created using CREATE TABLE AS has no PRIMARY KEY and no constraints of any kind. So is there any ...
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Query to find Maximum friends not giving correct resuts [closed]

Table Schema for the Likes table: id id1 1 2 1 3 2 1 I count the total number of Likes for each student with this: select id,count(*) from friends group by id I have to find the students with ...
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How to output query to file using SQLite3

Is there an equivalent to Oracle's spool for sqlite3?
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For absolute performance, is SUM faster or COUNT?

This relates to counting the number of records that match a certain condition, e.g. invoice amount > $100. I tend to prefer COUNT(CASE WHEN invoice_amount > 100 THEN 1 END) However, this is ...
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checking number of occupied occupied neighbours [closed]

Assuming a pixel grid with x and y of the size 1000 over 1000. In each iteration\run, using a random number generator, certain cells will be marked as occupied. Those cells will be written in a SQLite ...
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How to properly format sqlite shell output?

If I go to mysql shell and type SELECT * FROM users I get - +--------+----------------+---------------------------------+----------+-----------+--------------------+--------------------+ | USERID | ...
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Database design: nested tagging

I have a situation that after an initial thought ended in the following tables: section: id, name section_tag: id, name section_tag_map: section_id, tag_id item: id, name ...
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SQLITE: A problem of tags and products

I'm searching for a way to create a query to do the following: Let's consider 3 tables: products: List of products tags: list of tags tag_ties: table used to associate a tag to a product Let's ...
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Referencing multiple tables from a single table and store additional data

I have a database where I want to store lap time information from a racing game. I have tables for car, track, game, tuning and upgrade data and want to put all these together to create a single ...
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Tools to migrate from SQLite to PostgreSQL

I need to continuously migrate from SQLite to PostgreSQL. By continuously, I mean that I will reimport the SQLite database into PostgreSQL every day. It would be nice if I could make changes to the ...
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Read-only on an SQLite database which is being modified by another program

I wrote a program that has an SQLite database, modifying it every few seconds. Now I want to write a small gadget program that would just read a bit of info from that database (read-only) and display ...
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How to create view in SQLite using INSERT INTO? [closed]

I'm trying to create view that will summarize data in two tables. Each table have several columns, but they both have NAME and AREA columns. And I want these two columns to be united correspondingly ...
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How can I create a MySQL database based on a SQLite schema?

I have MySQL on my server and different SQLite databases on a client. I'm trying to find a way to create the same databases on the server. Since a SQLite schema is actually a CREATE query, one way ...
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Regular Expression Integrity Constraints in SQLite3

In a SQLite3 CREATE TABLE statement, can I use a regular expression to enforce a particular constraint? Specifically, I am trying to require that an inputted URL is valid. I know there are other ways ...
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Delete with subquery with no unique columns

I have a table LIKES (ID1, ID2). Both id1 and id2 are non unique columns. Database is SQLite delete from LIKES where ID1 = 10 /// Wrong there more then one record with ID1=10 delete from LIKES ...
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Calculate lower and upper quartile of SQLiteDB via query

I want to calculate the upper and the lower quartile of the value what I call "diffs" in these fiddle with my DB and the query How can I do this with SQLite? There's an extension on the ...
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SQLite or CouchDB for Locational Data Mining Project?

I am currently designing a Data Mining Project where I am going to harvest rather large volumes of Twitter data in order to analyse locational data (geocoded tweets) and do some machine learning with ...
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What program should I use to open .db3 files?

I have a series of .db3 files in my computer. They are like filename1.db3, filename2.db3, filename3.db3, filename4.db3 and so on. I can open filename1.db3 with sqlite editor. But when I open ...
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Reordering data in a table

I have a table that stores sensor data (in SQLite) and looks like this; TABLE Timestream: idTimestream PK autoincrementing integer, time int not null, value float not null, idSensor integer not ...
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Query for fetching records from SQLite database on Blackberry

I want to fetch data from SQLite database for Blackberry. There is one table with four columns: ID, FROM, TO, TIME I want to fetch record on the basis of FROM, and TO values. Where condition 1: ...
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Many-to-Too-Many Relationship

I'm working on a book database. And among others, I have the following two tables (a bit simplified for the question): tblBook: ID, Title tblPerson: ID, Name Note that the tblPerson table contains ...
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sqlite database: advanced SQL or redesign

I've been programming for several years, but I'm pretty new to SQL(ite). I'm designing a database for a sort of a bookkeeping program. What I've got so far: orders (o INTEGER PRIMARY KEY, ...
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SQLite Performance Tuning

I have the following query, which fetches data from only one table. It is a query which is supposed to return data for an autocomplete function. Autocomplete data can be in text1 or text2. The ...
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Why is SQLite adding unused disk space to “free-list” after deleting a lot of data in a database?

The SQLite FAQ states the following: (12) I deleted a lot of data but the database file did not get any smaller. Is this a bug? No. When you delete information from an SQLite database, the ...
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Can I use SQLite to share data among different applications?

Can I use SQLite as a database to which 2 or more applications connect? I.e. can I use it to share data among different applications?
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SQLite3 simple database design question

I'm an ruby hobbist with no experience at all related to databases. I'm writing an application that is going to gather and backup tweets and blog posts (via rss feed) in an SQLite3 database. The ...
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Is there a “standard way” to log network messages (events) into a database?

I have two applications communicating over a LAN via events contained in network messages. Each message (i.e. an UDP packet) contains only one event. Messages are heterogeneous, meaning that the first ...
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Check ruby gem and SQLite3 for FTS3 or FTS4 support

I have installed SQLite3 on Mountain Lion via MacPorts and Ruby along with sqlite3 gem using RVM. I'd like to know if there's any way for me to understand if my SQLite3 installation supports FTS4. ...
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Performance of query with a range condition and order by

We have the following table (in SQLite on Android) which a tree structure (Nested Set model) of words and their frequencies: lexikon ------- _id integer PRIMARY KEY word text frequency integer ...
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How to link data from a table to another table in sqlite database?

I need to link data from a table to another table. I'm not sure how to do this. I have never link a table to another table. Anyone can help me? Or maybe can give me examples or sample codes? Thanks =) ...
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Store a small log file as a blob in sqlite

I am utilizing a small sqlite database to keep track of some jobs that run on a linux box. Most of them have small (less than 50 lines) log files... I'd like to store those log files as a record in my ...
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Design for file based with many events

I'm not a database guy but I need to design a database to store events for our application. Our client app connects to remote hardware and syncs count data. The count data are csv files split into ...
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Default values in SQLite3

When I created the table structure of my SQLite database, I provided a DEFAULT value which is used when no value is provided by the user. Now, because the application code changed, I need to modify ...
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Very slow request with small difference

I use sqlite3 on a Mac Mini. I'm a Java and Web programmer, with some SQL experience, not as much as an expert. I have three requests. First and second are fast (0.2s), and the third is very slow ...
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Combine column from multiple rows into one row in SQLITE

I have a sqlite-database with the schema Articles Id Name Tags Id Name ArticlesTags Id ArticleId TagId I´m trying to query for Articles.Name and a LIST of tags. Basically what I would want ...