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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Stored Procedure which accept xml file as input

<?xml version="1.0"?> <catalog> <book id="bk101"> <author>Gambardella, Matthew</author> <title>XML Developer's Guide</title> ...
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Why does MySQL force the tradeoff between swallowing errors and leaking commits in transactions?

Referring specifically to the choice of whether to use DECLARE EXIT HANDLER FOR SQLEXCEPTION. If you use it, you swallow errors and there doesn't seem to be any way to access them programmatically, ...
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Fixed database paths in stored procedures/views - is there a smoother way of doing this?

Our developers love to create lots of different stored procedures/views, which extracts data from lots of different databases on different servers. Every time we migrate to a new database server, ...
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How can I prove that the following T-SQL is bad for performance?

I have recently inherited a codebase with a large amount of Stored Procedures. The system they are supporting is encountering numerous performance problems which I am looking in to. A number of the ...
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How can I prove that the following T-SQL is bad for performance? [duplicate]

I have recently inherited a codebase with a large amount of stored procedures. The system they are supporting is encountering numerous performance problems which I am looking in to. A number of the ...
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insufficient privileges while executing oracle stored procedure?

Im getting insufficient privileges error while executing the following oracle stored procedure. Im using Oracle Database 10g Express Edition. CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE sp_update_acounts( ...
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Counting the number of calls of a stored procedure

I have a CLR sp in SQL Server 2008 R2, and I want to count how often it is called, in order to create a statistic on data quality. (The sp allows manual correction of data). How can I let a counter ...
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Plan cache memory: parameterized SQL vs stored procedures

In making a case to disallow parameterized SQL in my company's development environment the lead developer related a story about how the last time they used parameterized SQL the server had major ...
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Sproc - Adding columns with matching ID column [closed]

I currently have a sproc that is used for reporting on a table similar to the one below: ID Weight QTY OtherData 1 20 12 1234 1 44 4 1234 ...
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how to Update Value in local tabel when job Finished

I need to update some values into a database as soon as all the tasks of Executing Service have finished executing there jobs. In other words, I want do something like status when the all jobs ...
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Stored procedure to handle empty sets

How can I make a stored procedure to print a specific message if an empty set wa returned by the query?
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How to call Oracle's stored procedure from DB2 stored procedure?

I am new to writing stored procedures and wondering if it's possible to call a Oralce' stored procedure from DB2 stored procedure. I have a scenario where a trigger on a DB2 table will invoke a DB2 ...
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Stored procedure to validate xml content against dtd

I have a stored procedure which creates xml content and then is stored to a xml file. Is it possible to validate the generated xml content against a dtd file? Thank you in advance!
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“Use Database” command inside a stored procedure

I would like to dynamically use a database inside a stored procedure but the use database_name command is not supported inside procedures. What alternatives are there?
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Dynamic SQL is not allowed error for creating function in MySQL

According to this question and answer of Angelo I create a MySQL function as below: DELIMITER $$ CREATE FUNCTION hierarchy_connect_by_parent_eq_prior_id(value INT, reqdTable VARCHAR(50)) RETURNS INT ...
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Example optimisic offline lock in SQL/PL?

Can someone show me an example of an optimistic offline lock in an Oracle Stored Procedure?
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Tracking changes in stored procedures within a database

Could you please help me out here. I have multiple databases and each of the databases have the same tables and stored procedures. I want to be able to compare the stored procedures and see if there ...
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Can I give the same name to a table and a stored procedure?

Is it possible to name a stored procedure the same as a table? I have an existing table named 'buyers', and I'm trying to create a stored procedure named 'buyers', but I'm getting this error: ...
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Convert all ntext columns to nvarchar(max)

I'm trying to create a stored procedure to convert all ntext columns in my database to nvarchar(max). This is the code ALTER PROCEDURE [dbo].[usp_SL_ConvertNtextToNvarchar] AS BEGIN SET NOCOUNT ...
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When does sp_executesql refresh the query plan?

You'll have to forgive my naivety as I'm not a DBA but my understanding is that over time the statistics of a database change and a stored procedure must be recompiled to keep the query plan up to ...
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How can I drop a stored procedure whose name is in a variable?

Given a variable that contains a stored procedure name: DECLARE @stored_procedure_name sysname; SET @stored_procedure_name = 'some_stored_procedure_name'; How can I drop the stored procedure?
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What are the privileges required to execute a trigger function in PostgreSQL 8.4?

What are the privileges required to execute a trigger function in PostgreSQL 8.4? It seems that the privileges set to a role does not matter to execute a trigger function. I think I have seen some ...
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Syntax Error in MySQL Stored Procedure [closed]

I facing the issue in executing a SQL Stored Procedure and I got the error message as showing syntax error in my statement, but I couldn't find that, Stored Procedure -- Routine DDL -- Note: ...
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How to insert in table from remote stored procedure without creating a distributed transaction?

How can I insert in a local table from a remote stored procedure without creating a distributed transaction? I want to run a stored procedure on a remote server and use the output as the source for an ...
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Stored Procedure in MySQL

I am new to MySQL Stored Procedure, in my first attempt I got the following issues, Stored Procedure: Delimiter $$ create procedure accountstatus ( IN inmode varchar(27), IN ...
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Don't use a transaction for Stored Procedure

I have a stored procedure that runs a few commands. I don't want these commands to be wrapped in the transaction of the stored procedure. If the 4th command fails, I want the 1st, 2nd and 3rd ones to ...
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MySQL stored procedure create database by month

I'm a systems admin, and I'm not a dba, I'm wondering if I could use MySQL stored procedure to Query main database and move records by month to another database located on the same system. This ...
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Inserting filtered data from one table to another

I need to find the number of employees who are not in all departments. I have one more table T2 in which same department column is present. Now I want to insert only those values of department which ...
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MySQL Workbench Alter Procedure

i have a problem with my workbench program. I use Mac Lion OS X and mysql workbench program. When i want to do any procedure to alter that doesn't work. Which is show to the procedure code i right ...
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Central stored procedure to execute in calling database context

I am working on a customized maintenance solution using the sys.dm_db_index_physical_stats view. I currently have it being referenced from a stored procedure. Now when that stored procedure runs on ...
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Errors keeping stored procedures through restore from backup [closed]

We are running SQL Server 2008 R2 on two identical servers. One, called LIVE, is our production environment. The other, called QA, is our dev enivornment. In order to check backup integrity and run ...
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Stored procedures vs. inline SQL

I know stored procedures are more efficient through the execution path (than the inline sql in applications). However, when pressed, I'm not super knowlegeable about why. I'd like to know the ...
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create table with date name

I am writing a simple procedure to backup a table- CREATE PROCEDURE daily_backup() BEGIN DECLARE given_date VARCHAR(25); SET given_date = now(); CREATE TABLE given_date LIKE db1.table1; ...
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MySQL: Securing Access using Stored Procedures

I'm new to using MySQL. I'd like to use stored procedures to help secure my database when accessing it from a web service (i.e., grant only proc execute to the web service account). What permissions ...
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Frequency distributions segmented by a field

Some background: I have a sample population data file. Each record in the data file has a frequency weight (FIELD NAME: wgt) indicating how many times the records needs to be replicated to get the ...
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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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Find procedures that haven't been called in <n> days

We are deleting old stored procedures and tables. How can I know what procedures haven't been called recently? dm_exec_procedure_stats and dm_exec_query_stats aren't reliable, since they only return ...
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Stored Procedure Not working as Expected

When I create the stored procedure without parameter it works as expected, but when I create it with parameter it doesn't return any row. DELIMITER // CREATE PROCEDURE search() BEGIN SELECT * FROM ...
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Getting Random Sample from large database MYSQL (No Auto Inc Field)

You were so helpful with my last question, I thought id throw another one at you thats stumping me. Basically I got a table, requirements from company was it was all supposed to be 1 table so I got ...
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Stored procedure not working

I am creating a procedure in a new database. There is no trigger on any table and no procedures exist. I am getting this error: ERROR 1303 (2F003): Can't create a PROCEDURE from within another ...
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Is it possible to define package procedure/function outside of package body block (for Oracle)?

Is it possible to define package procedure/function outside of package body block (for Oracle)? Simplified syntax for defining package body is: create or replace package body <package_name> IS ...
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Postgresql function to create table

I want to create a function in order to create a table with a specific structure pasing part of the name of the table as an argument so the name of the table is t_ . Similar to this: CREATE OR ...
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SP with Encryption Read/Writes Stats

If a stored procedure in SQL Server 2005 is created with the syntax "WITH ENCRYPTION" ,are the reads and writes of the encrypted stored procedure recorded in the sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats? I am ...
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Procedure after commit

I have an application which periodically will insert large amounts of data, from that data I build a few materialized views (well emulate by creating a table from a view and replacing it with the ...
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Stored procedure and prepared statements

I have 2 stored procedures: CREATE PROCEDURE `GetEntryCount`(param_Criteria VARCHAR(500)) BEGIN IF (param_CRITERIA <> "") THEN SET @QUERY1 = concat('SELECT user_name,count(*) as count ...
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Use select query in stored procedure

I have some questions about stored procedures. Using select query inside the stored procedure is efficent or using select query in front end. Which is take less time and give the result is fast or if ...
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How can I search the full text of a stored procedure for a value?

I use the following script to search the text of all stored procedures when I want to find specific values. SELECT ROUTINE_NAME, ROUTINE_TYPE FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.ROUTINES WHERE ROUTINE_DEFINITION ...
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DBA_SCHEDULER_Job is not giving any result

I have created one procedure that is supposed to trigger on 5th date of every month.for that i have used dba scheduler job.but its not triggering. select job_name,status from dba_scheduler_jobs; ...
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Same Parameter in MySQL Stored Procedure

How do I cache dynamic query from store procedure? Right now I have created my store procedure like this : CREATE PROCEDURE usp_MyProcedure ( IN UserID INT, .... ) BEGIN SET @sqlQuery = ...
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SELECT COL_NAME(969262708, ORDINAL_POSITION) returns a NULL value in one of the rows

So I've got a Stored Procedure that's copying data from one table to another. It calls this other SP to get the column names. I didn't write this darn thing, but here's that part: ALTER PROCEDURE ...