Callable code installed on a database manager, exposing an API through which it can be invoked. Normally written in the native query language, some DBMS platforms support other languages as well.

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looping through a table type variable

I have a function that has one parameter of a table type, i want to loop through all the fields and return the column that has a null or empty value. CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION toned....
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How can I change collation for all tables and columns in MySQL database?

I have a problem with MySQL collation. It turns out that MySQL uses latin1_swedish_ci by default. Collation setup step has been missed on MySQL database instantiation for some reason. Thus, ...
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Abstracting away filtering behavior from Oracle SQL Function

I have a Oracle SQL function, which returns a bunch of records through various sub-queries. However, there are countless filters that can be applied to these result records. In an application ...
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Organizing Stored Procs and Views

I have a database with 112 stored procs, 7 views and 88 tables. The problem is over time I have created tables and stored procs as I needed without taking the time to think about what I might be ...
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Create a copy of a SQL Server Job

Using T-SQL or Powershell, how can I create a stored procedure that performs the following: Copy a SQL Server Agent Job to another backup Job on the same server (with a new name) Disable the backup ...
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Innovative solution required - Remotely create stored procedure

I have a local stored procedure that I want to distribute out to many other SQL Servers without having to log onto each one manually. All servers can access the same network share if I want to go ...
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Subquery returned more than 1 value. My WHERE clause needs to remove SELECT statements [closed]

I have a SQL Stored Procedure that is giving issues. I am aware that it is most likely the SELECT statements in the WHERE clause that are returning multiple values. I commented out the WHERE and ...
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how to call a stored procedure in Oracle Scheduler job

i want to call a stored procedure in Oracle Scheduler job, my procedure and job like below ----stored procedure create or replace PROCEDURE emp_test IS begin delete from emp; insert into emp(...
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Stored Procedure produce data for a range of dates

I have this table: PRJ_ID | START | FINISH xxxx | 2015-01-01 | 2016-01-01 I have two separates date start_range and end_range. I would like to produce the following output using a stored ...
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Use PL/pgSQL in PostgreSQL outside of a stored procedure or function?

I'd really like to use an IF, ELSE construct and execute multiple statements within the IF and ELSE blocks, but I don't wish to save my commands to the database as a stored procedure or function. Can ...
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Executing a script via Powershell possibility

Let's say I don't happen to have the ability to create a Stored Procedure, but I have to run the same query on a regular basis. Would I be able to put my query in a .txt document and be able to run it ...
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Getting error while installing log4db2 utility

DB21034E The command was processed as an SQL statement because it was not a valid Command Line Processor command. During SQL processing it returned: SQL0601N The name of the object to be ...
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Executing stored procedures asynchronously using tasks in SSIS

I have a stored procedure which is calling 20-30 stored procedures. I need these stored procedures to run asynchronously. From what I have read, it seems like executing those stored procedures using ...
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PostgreSQL - retrieving max primary key column to insert a new row - any alternatives?

We are using a software that needs to request the max primary key column value to add a new row into the table that was requested. I know that there are some alternatives like: Sequences, and GUIDs ...
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EXEC Multiple procedures in parallel?

SQL Server 2008. I have several stored procedures. I would like to execute them all in parallel, not serially. How can I do this?
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SQL Server 2012: stored procedures permissions

Is it possible to control permissions on a single stored procedure level in SQL Server 2012? It seems that SQL Server Manager doesn't expose such functionality via GUI. Can somebody advice me how to ...
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Problem with procedure performance

I'm having problem in Oracle, where I have two procedures that are executed one after the other. Where the first procedure, I have a cursor that does insert into a table. This insert has about 30 ...
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How can i branch based on a columns value in oracle?

I am trying to have a dynamic inner join..on in an Oracle database. For this purpose, I am getting the table name, and User id which acts as an access filter (return this person's records for example)...
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Triggers not reflecting on procedure

I have a trigger create trigger flightinput2 on reservation after insert as begin update reservation set Departure_Airport='LDN', Arrival_Airport='KUL' where Flight_Code='EM0088' end ...
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Script that alters all stored procedure on the database

I have a database with thousands of stored procedures and I need to alter hundreds of them. In order to do it faster I thought of a way to write a script that runs over all stored procedures and adds ...
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How to return a result set from oracle procedure ?

How can i return a result set from a stored procedure in oracle ? suppose i want to return a table from a simple select statement such as this : Select * from tblTest I tried this but this seems ...
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create a stored procedure if it doesnt exist using a ddl in db2

My requirements are, I want to create a ddl script which will check if a stored procedure exists on DB, if yes then drop it and recreate it. What I tried is, IF EXISTS (select procname into ...
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SQL Log Messages - FILESTREAM and xp_cmdshell

I was perusing the SQL logs today and found the following: FILESTREAM: effective level = 0, configured level = 0, file system access share name = 'MSSQLSERVER'. Configuration option '...
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Access table field on creating a trigger postgresql

How can I access table field on creating a trigger? CREATE TRIGGER foo_trigger AFTER INSERT OR UPDATE OR DELETE ON foo FOR EACH ROW EXECUTE PROCEDURE proc(foo.field);//here goes the parameter
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An SQL Server 2008 R2 based program fails when updating stored procedures?

I'm trying to update MIP software and one of the "companies" fails while it is updating a stored procedure. Is there any place in SQL Server 2008 R2 / Windows where I could see an error message ...
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Memory is not released after the execution stored procedure followed by a process end

I am running a stored procedure in query builder and closing query builder. However, the memory allocated doesn't get released. The stored procedure uses temp tables and drops them immediately after ...
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SQL Server, how to execute a job against all databases on server?

I'm trying to find the best way to execute a query against all databases on the server using SQLServerAgent or maintenance plan. I have a stored procedure that i'd like to run on these databases, but ...
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MySQL Continue Handler Problems inside a Function

I am in process of writing a simple MySQL function that looks up a value in a table and returns it. In case there is not value found it returns null. However, even with a continue handler defined I ...
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Different Results between stored proc and udf

I am getting different results between my stored proc and my SVF. The jist of of the both of them is that, it queries a remotely linked server, jams those results into a temp table/table variable, ...
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Difference between return next and return record

What is the difference between RETURN NEXT and RETURN RECORD in PL/pgSQL? I find the manual quite confusing in explaining what RETURN RECORD actually does. What is a RECORD type?
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Calling stored procedure with select and update statement

I have a requirement to return a batch of records and then mark the batch complete. I was thinking to acheive this with a select and the update. Something like create procedure testproc as select x,...
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store procedure variable storage takes long time to execute

i have a store procedure This procedure take a endless time for execution BEGIN set @my_user_id=null; select user_id into @my_user_id from office_user where username like my_username ...
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Database backup over sqlcmd call from batch file

I'm trying to do a database backup by sqlcmd called from batch file but I can't achieve that. I'm getting error "Sqlcmd: Error: Connection failure. SQL native Client is not installed correctly. To ...
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How to select recently updated row? [closed]

I have problem in selecting a row in child sp which just got updated in parent SP. MySP updates MyTestTable's MonkeyColumn, and right after it want to return newly updated row to the user by calling ...
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syntax error at or near “IF” [closed]

I try to create a sp that checks if a job that didn't started already exists and if not creates a new one. It should return the id of the job. For now I have the following code: CREATE OR REPLACE ...
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Delete Works in one Stored Procedure but not another

I've built an app that uses stored procedures to insert into, update, and delete rows from tables in my database. All domain users have been given execute permissions on these procedures, all ...
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MYSQL: weird bug with nested stored procedure

I have two stored procedures. The first one fetch language codes in my language table. CREATE PROCEDURE `updateCategoryNameAll` ( IN categorieNumber VARCHAR (10), IN categoryName VARCHAR (128) ) ...
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Why running queries one by one yields correct results, but running lots of them in one chunk doesn't?

Let's say I create a simple table and a stored function to populate it: CREATE TABLE t ( id INT PRIMARY KEY, val VARCHAR(255) )// CREATE FUNCTION populateIfNotAlreadyIn (idArg INT, valArg ...
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How do I go about creating a script to compare , update and match structure of two databases

I am comparing two databases using Opendiff which is similar to sqlCompare. I have two databases which should match in structure so as I compare I would like to construct a script such that if the ...
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SET ANSI_NULLS - Performance of Stored Procedures

Does setting ANSI_NULLS ON/OFF affect the performance of stored procedures? SET ANSI_NULLS OFF GO SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER ON GO CREATE PROCEDURE [dbo].[TestProcedure]
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mysql error handling stored procedure doesn't catch error

NOTE: I also tried CONTINUE instead of EXIT with same results. I am running mysql 5.5 and am trying to create a stored procedure that sends a variable out based on if it supports full text. ...
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Why is my PL/SQL procedure so slow?

I have this sub-procedure in a fairly large program, and it is taking hundreds of times longer than comparable sub-procedures. Is there any way I could improve efficiency here? None of this procedure'...
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Simultaneous READ COMMITTED transactions updates a select for update columns

I have a READ COMMITTED transaction in which I am trying to update a row and increment a column value till it reaches a bucket value contained in another column. Please see the code below CREATE ...
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Working with variables in stored proc

I want to create a meta table on the fly using a stored pdocedure and passing a table prefix as "in" parameter and then build the final table name somehow. My code looks like this: SET @table_ = ...
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How can I limit a user to only be able to run procs in a schema, which access another db?

In a SQL Server 2012 SP2 Standard Edition instance I have a user in database A that needs to be able to run stored procedures in schema foo within that database. They shouldn't be able to do anything ...
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ORA-01722 Error when running stored procedure

I am trying to run a stored procedure however when I run it with an a valid Number it gives me an ORA-01722 error. I checked to make sure that the columns in the where clause where the parameter is ...
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SQL Server : execute stored procedure from another stored procedure

I have two stored procedures. Proc1 executes a SQL statement and results a data table as a result set. I need to use the datatable in a select SQL that resides in proc2 as a datasource. like, ...
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Call a stored procedure for every select result

I have an stored procedure to delete from a long series of tables. It uses one main ID as parameter. I have to delete a bunch of rows based on a view that show that lot of tables. I want to apply the ...
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Executing sp in ssms much faster than executing in job step

My stored procedure takes 23 secs in ssms but takes 4 minutes when exec via job. Can you please help me in finding out. Below is SP code ALTER procedure [ops].[trailers_sitting_builder_mod] --WITH ...
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“Incorrect Syntax near S” in Stored Procedure [closed]

I'm creating a SQL Server stored procedure and getting error Incorrect Syntax near S I'm not able to find the exact reason of the error. CREATE PROCEDURE RPT_IVR_CALL_SUMMARY (@...