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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Can comments in stored procedures cause problems

We're running a webserver that calls stored procedures to compute complex queries. Using sp_who2, we've discovered a peculiar issue where an abnormal number of processes would be stuck on SELECT state ...
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Does MySQL close cursor if stored procedure encounters an exception?

I've seen two different approaches of cursor handling is MySQL stored procedures. Now I'm curious about their stability, due to potential MYSQLEXCEPTION risks in stored routines. Assuming, that ...
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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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What is the best way to insert a XML input to an oracle table in stored procedure?

I want to write a stored procedure which has a XML input (clob type) and inserts the data to a table. my XML structure is something like this: <rowset> <row> <name>tom&...
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stored procedure examples [closed]

I am wondering if there are examples of open source apps that are written in stored procedures? I read a lot about them in textbooks and would like to see how they are used in practice beyond ...
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Oracle Packages, Procedures and Functions Not Respecting Roles

When you create a package, sproc or function in one schema (say, SCHEMA1) that accesses objects in another schema (SCHEMA2), even when SCHEMA1 has appropriate permissions to the respective SCHEMA2 ...
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How do I save functions to individual files in PostgreSQL?

I maintain a legacy application that uses a PostgreSQL database. The application is heavily dependent on stored procedures (aka functions). I want to save these functions to files named after the ...
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How to modify a stored procedure using SQLCMD for MS SQL?

Suppose a stored procedure as follows have been created using the Microsoft SQL Management Studio. use testbase go create procedure testtable_pricesmaller @pricelimit money as select * from ...
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Preloading a Java library in DB2, similar to ORACLE's loadjava

Edit to add details to clarify, based on Chris' comment: A Java stored procedure depends on external libraries. Locally it compiles successfully, since they are added to the classpath. But when ...
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high 'total_worker_time' for stored proc using OPENQUERY in SQL Server 2005

I have a stored procedure in SQL Server 2005 (SP2) which contains a single query like the following (simplified for clarity) SELECT * FROM OPENQUERY(MYODBC, 'SELECT * FROM MyTable WHERE Option = ''Y''...
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stored procedure times out while subsequent runs take 1/6 the time

So I have this stored procedure which is running very slow (and timing out) in one particular production environment. This stored procedure produces an xml of profile data. In all other environments,...
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Calling stored Procedure from one db to give me a result in another db

CREATE DEFINER=root@localhost PROCEDURE AccountReqs( IN IsNewAccountStart VARCHAR (255) , In AccountName varchar (255) , IN AccountNumber varchar(255) ...
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SELECT … INTO variable results in NULL or idk

you can find all the relevant code on pastebin. The problem: the variable to_spend stays default. If I leave the default 0, it is 0, if change it to NULL, it is NULL. So the statement if(to_spend >...
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How to get an array as output parameter from stored procedure?

This is my stored procedure: CREATE PROCEDURE `getAttritionData`( IN `supid` BIGINT, IN `from_date` DATE, IN `to_date` DATE, OUT `attr_rate` FLOAT, OUT `TERM_EMP_CNT` INT ) DETERMINISTIC ...
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Periodically update a table with new records from another server

I have databases on two different servers. I need to regularly retrieve new records from a table on server A, and process them in order to use them to update a table on server B (with a different ...
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Sql Agent Jobs executes too slow

I have posted a question like this before but is seems that I did not explain the whole story clear. So I made this one to explain it in details. Here's the stored procedure USE [xxxx] GO /****** ...
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How to output more than 4000 characters in sqlcmd

I've made a stored procedure restoredatabase that returns code to restore a database. The output script looks like this: restore database [DB] from disk='F:\FULL1.bak' with norecovery restore ...
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SQL Server stored procedures fast in SQL but slow when called by ASP.NET

I am using ASP.NET with MVC3 with a SQL server database. From time to time, one of our stored procedures become incredibly slow when called by the web platform, but stay as fast when called directly ...
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MySQL: IF statement check is a table exists

I run in the following issue and can't figure out how to resolve it. delimiter # create procedure pr1() begin declare v1 double default 0; start transaction; ...
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MySQL Stored Procedure Requiring SUPER

I'm trying to figure out a "safe" way of allowing a non-SUPER user to execute a specific command requiring SUPER privileges, i.e. SET SESSION binlog_format = 'MIXED'. I don't want to grant the user ...
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How can I load 'utf8' into plperl by default?

I am attempting to solve a problem explained in another question here. On Debian 7.4 with Postgres 9.1.12, I am able to use the Perl qr operator just fine. On Solaris 5.11 with Postgres 9.2.4, ...
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Error updating zoned field from SQL Server stored procedure linked server to iSeries

I'm trying to update a table on an iSeries (AS400) within a SQL Server stored procedure using linked server, but it is failing when trying to update a column defined as zoned. In my stored ...
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stored procedure with multiple statements does not execute all statements when run from job

** see updates below I have a stored procedure (SQL Server 2012) that deletes old records from a table, then inserts new records from a view to synchronize the table with the view. When I execute 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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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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MySQL Dump all rountines except one

We want to export a large amount of tables and routines and we've do this often. Each database, table and routine should be dumped with one exception: a procedure with a specific name. So I was ...
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MySQL: how to optimize the stored procedure?

MySQL 5.5.28 Running pt-query-digest on a slow query log, I get something like this: # 1.2s user time, 10ms system time, 22.30M rss, 114.48M vsz # Current date: Wed Oct 24 23:44:05 2012 # Hostname: ...
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Add user to Server Role in a transaction

Situation One webapp responsible for creating other webapps using SQL Server 2008 R2 Stored Procedures. One of the steps in creating another webapp is creating a new database, a login/user, assigning ...
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Bulk grant execute permissions for scalar functions & stored procedures

We have a situation where we have restored a large number (50+) of MSSQL2008 databases from backup and most if not all of them require that a user is granted EXECUTE permissions on scalar functions ...
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performance issues when concurrent requests

We are using SQL Server 2008 R2 on a Windows Server 2008 server. We have some main functions which uses some Stored Procedures which has a lot of sub-queries inside of it. I'll take one SP as an ...
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How to use the 'select benchmark' command on a procedure

I am trying to check which of my procedures is slowest and thus needs optimization. I currently have around 160 procedures and about 30 functions. I am using the select benchmark() to check the ...
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Stored procedure unable to compare

Hi I tried implementing the below stored procedure which always takes my if condition as true and implements . CREATE DEFINER=`root`@`localhost` PROCEDURE `InsertOpen`(in uid varchar(11),in S_ID ...
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Is there a query to see which stored procedures are using a specific symmetric key?

Is there a query to see which stored procedures are using a specific symmetric key? Or a built in feature of SQL to see this information. The stored procedures are using: OPEN SYMMETRIC KEY !@#$%^ ...
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Mysql stored procedure SQLEXCEPTION

Below is my sample query, in which I first create new folder then update count then create a new tag and finally get new id. insert into folder (name)values("new"); update folder set count = count + ...
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Mysql log table

I have a logging table that contains 3 fields Id action time The time column is 11 digit integer. Our goal is that each month the logs of the prior month will be deleted. It is possible to do with a ...
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Get values from Select statement and Insert them in Temp table Stored procedure [closed]

Here is my stored procedure. I want to select data from a table, save it in a variable then insert in other variable. However, my select statement has where. In it the value for the day should come ...
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Sum of points and rank according to points with join three tables [duplicate]

I am creating a game where I am calculating the user points on the basis of user activities. Everything working fine I got the sum of points and on the basis of points I calculated the rank. I have ...
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MySQL stored procedure updates twice

I have this stored procedure: DELIMITER $$ CREATE PROCEDURE updateTrendContentStats(IN mongoid VARCHAR(255),IN numericid INT,IN points INT,IN ctype INT,IN activity INT,IN created INT) BEGIN DECLARE ...
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Retreive a Customized List with input data

I have a database that has about 223 tables and I need to locate the name of the constraint. My request is to add a parameter that is the name of the constraint and you retrieve a list that shows the ...
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Rolling Back Stored Procedures in Entity Framework

I currently working a on project that operates within a transaction in entity framework. Before now all of the changes were made using a DataContext. I need to add a call to a stored procedure using ...
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How do I access a result set from a StoredProcedure… in another StoredProcedure

I have a non-trivial SELECT statement and I don't want to write it twice (standard SW development considerations). I want to use the results in two stored procedures. I am imagining something like ...
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How to use the result of regexp_split_to_array() in stored procedure [closed]

I'm trying to write a function used by an trigger BEFORE INSERT on a table; the function should convert a raw GPS string to useable columns in a different table. The point where I get stuck is the ...
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How to call stored procedure inside trigger?

I have made stored procedure that will update product quantity as per product id. That works fine for me. Following is code : DELIMITER $$ CREATE DEFINER=`root`@`localhost` PROCEDURE `...
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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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Requesting advice on creating a table controlled SQL job scheduler

I have been tasked with cleaning up a series of SQL jobs that send email updates about various data and system conditions in my company. Currently, there are a ton of jobs, each with its own SQL code ...
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Stored procedure doesn't return results or any messages when executed as other privileged user [closed]

I have many stored procedures with... EXECUTE permission given to role XXXUser. Login XXXLogin is created and assigned to the role of XXXUser There is one particular stored procedure that I have ...
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Stored procedures over SQL in the code, good idea? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the arguments against or for putting application logic in the database layer? Assuming I got over the problem of maintainability and debugging. My assumption is it ...
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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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Proper use of database functions for business logic

I have a database in postgres with 147 tables; these tables contain data generated by functions that have most of the logic of the system, for example how to build an accounting entry. These ...
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ORM-style server-side programming languages (OO replacement for PL/SQL?)

Good evening, Is there an Object Oriented replacement for PL/SQL, allowing server side procedures to be written [and then called client or server side]? (for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle or etc.)