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How to show the related (suggested) keywords?

We do a program for cataloging images by assigning keywords (tags) to them. An image has the following keywords "John", "Jane", "Portrait". Another image has the following keywords "John", "Jane", ...
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Performance difference search on INT or TEXT in SQLite 3

I'm a little bit confused about SQLite 3 type system. SQLite 2 was typeless with only exception of INTEGER PRIMARY KEY. I don't get if SQLite 3 are same or not.. I have in my table PRIMARY KEY of INT ...
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SQLite Loop from SELECT QUERY

I have this long query which works one for processing one sale. What I'm trying to do is loop it until no more B.boughtPending = 0 and S.soldPending = 0 and then Select all the ones that ...
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SQLite UPDATE two tables from VIEW or TEMPORARY TABLE

Here is the query that doesn't compile just to show how it should look like. But since I can't do Multiple table UPDATE's. This fake query should be able to run the inner UPDATE's for both tables if ...
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Can one part of a multi-column primary key be used across tables?

I want to use SQLite as file format for my app, a reporting program. Below is an idea of the kind of schema I'll use (just the first few tables). There will be one report per file and all tables are ...
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Should the value of a select max be indexed when the where clause is already indexed

I have a customer_orders table in a schema designed to be shared between multiple companies. Each customer_order has an invoice number that should always start at 1 and increment based on company ...
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Keep rows only if Date exists in both table

This is my first time here, so please bear with me. Assuming i have 2 table, Table 1 Date | Closing 1/1/2013 | 1 2/1/2013 | 2 Table 2 Date | Closing 1/1/2013 | 3 3/1/2013 | 4 What sql statements ...
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How to guess or recover a timestamp conversion in sqllite?

I am in the middle of tiny forensic effort =) I am trying to transfer transactions from Money IQ (IOS) to My Wallet+ (IOS) as both apps use sqlite. Money IQ uses a standard unixepoch timestamp. ...
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SQL - Referential integrity

seems like my problem pretty much describes GC (Garbage Collector) but I don't want to make a procedure to run every X time. so this is my question: I have three tables or more, refer to those as ...
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Occasional disk I/O errors in SQLite

I have a very simple website running PHP and SQLite 3.7.9 (with PDO). After establishing the SQLite connection I immediately execute the following queries: PRAGMA busy_timeout=0; PRAGMA ...
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configure: error: SQLite3 library not found

I'm getting the below configure error while doing the install the Zabbix reporting tool on Linux. i have tried both Versions(zabbix-2.0.9,zabbix-1.8.17), but getting same issue. Log: checking for ...
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how to restore sqlite dump file to sqlite database using java?

I generated dump file from java using .dump command so my back-up is ready now I want to restore it to once again so can anyone help me how to restore? In stackoverflow I got this but nothing restore ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to output query to file using SQLite3

Is there an equivalent to Oracle's spool for sqlite3?
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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 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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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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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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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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SQLite writing a query where you select only rows nearest to the hour

I've got a set of data where data has been taken approximately every minute for about three month and the time has been stored as a UNIX timestamp. There is no regularity to the timestamp (i.e. the ...
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Constructing an SQL query with time intervals

I've a simple but large table in an SQL database which has four fields (id(int PK), time (unix timestamp, not null), value (double, not null) and an ID_fk (integer foreign key). Data is recorded ...
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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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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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Configuration options for relational algebra evaluator “ra.jar”

I am participating in the Stanford Database Class, and there are some problem sets to be solved in "mathy" relational algebra syntax. The course instructors demand from students to use this ...
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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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Delete word, its meanings, its meaning's example sentences from DB

I have three tables as below (simplified for demonstration): words ===== integer id text word meanings ======== integer id integer word_id text meaning examples ======== integer id integer ...
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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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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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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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Enable autocomplete in an sqlite3 interactive shell

I am using sqlite3 on a machine where I can use tab completion (ie .read abc<tab> will autocomplete to .read abcdefghij.db. I would like to know how to enable this on my personal machine. Edit ...
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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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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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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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Structuring SQLite database with 2 relationships?

I'm current working on a SQLite-database in a android project which will store 3 types of objects; feed, users and posts. There will be several feeds containing several varying users(a user can be ...
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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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Working with multiple databases?

Using sqlite3 on Linux, how can one work with multiple databases? I'd like to do something like the following in database 1? sqlite3 database1.db insert into database1.mytable values (select * from ...
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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 ...