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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Does the SQL Server optimizer inline function calls in stored procedures?

I'd like to factor out some of the functionality in our SPs into separate functions/stored procedures, but I'm worried about the potential performance penalty. In particular, how efficient will be a ...
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don't want to be able creating stored procedures with incorrect

Right now I can execute a CREATE PROCEDURE or an ALTER PROCEDURE script with incorrect table and column references in the MS SQL Server Management Studio and using ADO.NET commands. The scripts run ...
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Update with CTE & OUTPUT blocks on concurrent calls

I was having deadlock issues, so I started using this CTE trick that I read somewhere. No more deadlocks. But now each client that I add slows down (blocks?) the sproc. E.g. a 1-2 second update with ...
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Generate Database Creation Script Within A Stored Procedure

I'm looking to automate a wipe of our test environment to bring it up to be in-line with production at the end of every sprint. As it stands this is currently being completed by the test enviroment ...
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Show all stored procedure definitions (content) for editing

Apologies if this has been asked before, the suggested 'related' questions weren't relevant and my own search turned up very little. I need to list the definitions (code) of all my stored procedures, ...
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MySQL: Why is inserting data with transactions faster then without them

I am using stored procedure to generate sequence consisting of prefix and number in given range (etc sequence "AB100", "AB101", ..., "AB199", "AB200") The stored procedure includes REPEAT loop, in ...
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Database-agnostic stored procedure call passing array of name/value pairs

Background Looking to pass a set of name/value pairs into a stored procedure in a database-agnostic way, using JDBC. A database structure is defined as follows: CREATE TYPE array_parameters AS ( ...
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Stored Procedure Consolidation

I recently started working on a project using stored procedures from data vs. ORM's I haven't seen this project's procedure layout before and was wondering if it's ok / what would be better. Code ...
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Filter Stored Procedure Result (Informix)

IBM Informix Dynamic Server Version 11.50.UC5XA. I have a Informix database. This database contain a stored procedure with name of 'sp_agent_details' that get two DateTime Parameter. This stored ...
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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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How to check parameter value existence in a procedure?

The following is a procedure that uses 2 parameters: customer_code and pay_amount. The procedure works as expected, however when I enter wrong cus_code I get this error instead of my custom checking: ...
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Event Scheduler: No data - zero rows fetched, selected, or processed?

MySQL 5.5.28 The error log keeps getting this error: 121004 12:08:59 [ERROR] Event Scheduler: [user@ip][reportingdb.tvc_bookingonline_update_status] No data - zero r ows fetched, selected, or ...
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How to know what to investigate and how for a VERY slow stored procedure

I have inherited a large and slow stored procedure and it's giving me a nightmare: I'm not a DBA, although I have some knowledge, but I don't know where to start to identify this bottleneck. I have ...
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Error on Oracle calling external procedures

I have a C library which should be called from a pl/sql function so I make a .so library and after that I create a pl/sql function to call it. the C source(libcprog.c) is like this: int exec_hmmftg (...
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Stored Procedure doesn't show result in SQL Server

I have created a stored procedure (to be used in SSRS) that has parameters whose values are more than one. When I execute this stored procedure in SSMS by providing the values for that parameter, SP ...
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Primary Key on a View

While answering this question How to add a Primary Key on a Oracle view? A lot of questions popped in my mind. 1. Is it advisable to have primary key in a view. 2. Why anybody be intrested in ...
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What's the best paradigm or design pattern for exception handling in a mission-critical DB driven web application?

I want to design a bullet-proof, fault tolerant, DB driven web application and was wondering on how to architect it. the system will have a asp.net UI, web services middle tier and SQL2005 back end. ...
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Execute Stored Procedure with Account that has only read access

I created a stored procedure that has TRUNCATE and INSERT statements in it that I use for an SSRS report. I typically only use an account that is a member of db_datareader for SSRS reports, however ...
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stored procedure can select and update tables in other databases - minimal permissions granted

I recently had to make the stored procedure spPartyOrderAllocation_AllocateItems to select and update tables in other databases, while keeping the pemissions levels to the minimum. This was ...
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Is DETERMINISTIC NO SQL function which returns the same value always a good alternative for using as a constant in MySQL?

MySQL does not support declaring constants which can be used between many stored procedures. For me, it seems that a deterministic no sql function can be used as an alternative for a constant. Example:...
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MySQL stored procedure user privilege

I have a query regarding user permission on a stored procedure. If a user that does not have permissions to create tables in a database, but it does have permissions to create and execute stored ...
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Stored procedure with dynamic sql. Is it isolation safe by default?

I would appreciate confirmation on the answer I found digging through T-SQL's documentation. I have a stored procedure that references a view twice. Once in the procedure and then a second time when ...
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Table Variable and Database Scope

I am a junior DBA, and I am still confused by database scope. Now I am learning about local/global temp table and table variables. I saw an example as following: declare @T1 as table ( col1 ...
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How to generate time in milliseconds in PostgreSQL stored procedure?

I have been reading the Postgres documentation about timestamps, but I am still a little bit confused. I need to store moments in times, measured in milliseconds, between the current time and ...
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Recursive Query in MySQL using stored proceedure and CURSOR

I'm expanding our user/group system to allow for dynamic groups which are made up of other groups members. I have three tables users, groups, and relationships. For simplicity sake, lets say users ...
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Running members of a job subset at different intervals

So I'm wanting to batch a number of stored procedures into one job and would like a number of the procedures to run on a schedule different than that of the main job without setting up a new job for ...
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PL/SQL doesnt return rows

Please help me debug this: Working: When I execute: set serveroutput on declare middle_name varchar2(30); begin middle_name := '0000000231'; for x in ( select ...
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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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Is it possible to determine what part of a stored procedure is currently executing?

Say I have a stored procedure like this (assume that the table schemas are fine): CREATE PROCEDURE p_MyProc AS INSERT MyTable SELECT Col1 FROM Table1 INSERT MyTable SELECT Col2 FROM Table2 INSERT ...
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How to schedule a weekly backup of a database only if it has been changed since last backup

I´m new to SQL Server administration. I´d like to create automatically backup database every Sunday night, but only if there was any change in previous week (if not, backup is unnecessary). Is there ...
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Why evaluates “IS NULL” in SSMS interactive mode to “TRUE” but the same statement being executed in a SP to “FALSE”? [closed]

Given DECLARE @IN__CUST_NO INT DECLARE @OUT__USER_ID INT SET @IN__CUST_NO = 1000006660 CASE 1: IS NULL evaluates TRUE Since no CUSTOMER_NUMBER with the value of 1000006660 exists in our dummy ...
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Virtual Column - Using it in view (Oracle)

I have made a virtual column in Oracle, using the following code. CREATE OR REPLACE function email_address (ID_ varchar2) return varchar2 deterministic as lname varchar2 (256); snumber varchar2 ...
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Logical condition when declaring handler procedure

I have a procedure in MySQL that executes a handler for SQLEXCEPTION to read the errno code and insert it to a table. DECLARE EXIT HANDLER FOR SQLEXCEPTION BEGIN GET DIAGNOSTICS CONDITION 1 @...
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Can I avoid a join for my select procedures?

Here is a really simple example of a select procedure I'd like to create, although it's only partly done (it's pretty self-explanatory): delimiter // CREATE PROCEDURE mysql.selectTables (_first_name ...
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Set variable with dynamic name in trigger (MySQL)

I need to create some kind of generic trigger that will alter value of columns which names are stored in another table. So basically I wonder if is possible to do something like this: delimiter ;; ...
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Encryption/Decryption with StoredProcedure/View

I'm working on a project that uses EntityFramework for programmers to access the data. We've recently found need to add fields that were determined that need to be encrypted. This will be the first ...
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sys.dm_exec_procedure_stats missing history?

My boss would like me to find which (of approx 400+) stored procedures are not being used by our website any more. I'm found and reworked a script to give me the details of most recent executions, ...
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Insufficient Prilivege for Function

I'm using a Function that I can't read, when I try to open it, I can't see the definition. I get following error Error : Insufficient privilege. Nevertheless, it is being executed by my app ...
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Most efficient way to insert rows into a temp table in a stored procedure

I am working in SQL Server 2008. I have a stored procedure with 5 queries inside of it that select rows from very large fact tables (on the order of millions of rows) into another table (call it ...
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Tracking down unused Views and Stored Procedures

I am working on a SQL Server 2005 database that has two Microsoft Access ADP frontends. This database needs a lot of love and attention which I am attempting to give it. There are lots of stored ...
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Pass parameters to a procedure with SQLcmd

I use this SQL command: sqlcmd -v first_date="30/09/2015" last_date="15/09/2016" And I would like to pass that parameters to a stored procedure: ALTER PROCEDURE [dbo].[_testProcedure] WITH ...
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How can I pass object to procedure from trigger? [closed]

I am using mysql 5.6. After insert or update, inside the trigger I am calling procedure, So how can i pass NEW and OLD object from trigger to procedure ?
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How to update a table with a stored procedure with XML parameter in SQL 2008?

I have the following Stored Procedure query. This query is incomplete. I need help completing this query. Problem: In this SP, I am receiving a well-formed XML string into the SP. My goal is to ...
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How to ignore sql errors in stored procedure ? (Not handle)

I have a list of records I want to process and the cursor iterates through them from a table. The procedure just exits when it hits an insert statement and it fails. Is there a way I can ignore the ...
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Tracing 'Invalid Number Error' from millions of rows using a large, complicated query

Background I am working on fixing a large query that I inherited. The query consists of over 200 lines of DML statements. The search queries the database restricting the data to a single month. Most ...
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How to write a procedure /job to kill all session running for more than 5mins in Oracle?

How to write a procedure /job to kill all session running for more than 5mins in Oracle? So, I query v$session and find out that for a particular user, program pair if the session has been active for ...
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Modify text file with Oracle PL/SQL

I'm trying to open and replace a string in a text file with the following procedure: BEGIN v_file_name := 'text_file.txt'; v_filehandle := utl_file.fopen(v_file_dir, v_file_name, 'W'); v_id_nextval :=...
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Query returning unused stored procedures

When I run SP_askbrent@asof = '2014-05-20 16:00' a period where the database was timing out, I'm getting dozens of CREATE PROCEDURE xxx entries. When I run the following query, the results show the ...
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Creating an SSIS package that uses a stored procedure

We're trying to make an SSIS package where it'll launch a stored procedure and capture the contents in a flat file. This will have to run every night, and the new file should overwrite the existing ...
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Maintenance plan using external tool to execute query and stored procedures giving off no results

My situation is as follows: I am using a third party tool (VisualCron) to run stored procedures and sql queries on several database servers. The stored procedures are from http://ola.hallengren.com/ ...