A data structure that organizes information into rows and columns.

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Snooping-safe Vote tables

I have a table with both user_id and vote. They are stored together so each user can only give one vote. However it's also problematic because admins can simply read who voted what. Is there a way to ...
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Index performance on ON versus WHERE

I have two tables @T1 TABLE ( Id INT, Date DATETIME ) @T2 TABLE ( Id INT, Date DATETIME ) These tables have a non-clustered index on (Id, Date) And I join these tables SELECT * ...
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Multiple rows v/s multiple columns

My requirement is as follows: An app with internationalization support and starting with EN and FR versions of text. So, I have 2 approaches for data in the table: 1. One column for each language: ...
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Many tables v/s one table with different entities types

My requirement is as follows: App with internationalization and mobile v/s desktop app text support. So, I have came up with below columns in the table which I will certainly need: "CODE" ...
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How to use a view to span two tables that are identical

We have table A that receives data from our shop floor and we currently have it so that the data is moved from table A to table B after 5 years. I want to streamline this but need help creating a ...
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mysql table replication on just some records?

I have a big database which contain a table with about 26 million records. Now i need to make some reports on it from a special period of time. So how to make a replication from that table from a ...
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Efficient table structure for application logging

Am using SQL Server as my RDBMS and i want to maintain some transaction of an auto run tool which will log some info on a daily basis. I need some suggestions how an efficient structure to be. I mean ...
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How can we get the table and the column name of known data value?

I have a value (like 'IT department'), based on this I want to get the table and column name in which this value exists/present.
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How to reorder again' auto increment column' after deleting some rows [duplicate]

I have a MySQL db table, and first column is for id which has auto_increment. I want the first column be reordered after deleting some rows. iIs there any way to do that? id name 1 alex 2 ...
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Query table with the same name on different schemas in PostgreSQL [duplicate]

I want to query table with the same name (for instances "walls") in multiple schemas on a PostgreSQL database. Is it possible? I am searching for something like this: select * from *.walls; I need ...
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Storage strategy for polynomials

What is the most space efficient way to store arbitrary length univariate polynomials? I have a large amount of polynomials that look like 3*x^7 + 12*x - 13 9*x^32 - x^14 + 2*x^3 - 9 ... Each ...
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Fixing MyISAM database without losing data

My old server was crashed but I was able to recover the databases from MySQL through testdrive. I'm trying to dump a database using mysqldump but it gives error for certain tables are crashed and ...
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how to insert into tables in sql server? [closed]

I have a query to create "governorate table" like this: CREATE TABLE governorate ( ID int IDENTITY(1,1) PRIMARY KEY not null , name varchar(50) UNIQUE , ); then I want to insert data in ...
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Table JOIN and CREATE new table extremely slow

I'm using something like this to create a new table: CREATE TABLE result AS (SELECT calls.*, targ_with_planned_calls.* FROM calls INNER JOIN planned ON calls.first_id = ...
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Access form remove all fields with new table adds

this is a very basic question that drove me crazy for the past few hours. I have a database (attached) in the "Events" form I'm trying to add "Resource Name" from "Resource". Both "Resource" table and ...
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Join more than 3 tables in one single query, with many comparisons and no IDs

I use an overlycomplex and poorly designed software at my work, and now I need to produce a report of invoices issued between a period of time. Invoices are held at table ENTR2012, which uses the ...
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Manage max table storage space in case of excess data (size in GB)

My scenario is that I am using sql server 2008 r2 on my end. I have created a database named testDB. I have a lot of tables with some log tables in this. some tables have contain lakhs of records in ...
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Postgres - copy table INCLUDING CONSTRAINT doesn't include constraint

How come that statement don't copy constraints if I explicitly ask for it? CREATE TABLE backup_schema.permissions (LIKE public.permissions INCLUDING DEFAULTS INCLUDING CONSTRAINTS INCLUDING INDEXES ...
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Indexes in a big table. (About 400 mil of rows)

I have a little deal. I have this table in a SQL Server 2012 Standard edition database. The table contains about 400 mil of rows. CREATE TABLE [dbo].[prodeje] ( [id] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT ...
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Which terms are used to refer a row in database?

I am creating a Java application, in which I want to create a class that will relate to a row in database. I decided to use Entity while naming the class with a prefix/suffix. But, This page says: ...
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creating best results from two tables

I have two tables, one is the results of an assessment from users(per row) and column starting with 819....X1 represents the qid. The other table holds the score for the answers (A1,A2,A3), both are ...
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MySQL query INSERT INTO … failed - The Table “x” is full

I apologize if my question is incomplete or noobish, I have extremely limited knowledge of SQL but the boss wants me to figure this one out. Environment: Webmin/Virtualmin | MySQL version 5.1.73 on ...
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detect what columns to select depending on a column value of the same table

I am trying to build a query which returns different columns of the table depending on a column of the same table. Say, a column represents a type of item. This is my temporary solution, in which I ...
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middle table in one-to-many relationships

I just started using mysql workbench but it is slightly from the er diagram that i design in paper. I want to have a 1 to many relationship with three tables. For example a have entity A and entity B ...
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fixed length table

I only have ever used mysql and storing data on .txt files. Currently I'm working with tick data (I have node.js on my server). My custom setup so far stores a fixed amount of tick data as comma ...
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Make 3 separate tables, or 1 combined table for similar data?

When designing a database's structure, if we have multiple tables with similar data, should these tables be combined, with an added ENUM field to denote the table type; or should 3 separate tables be ...
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Creating Database Tables for Reviews functionality that incorporates Tags/Categories

I'm wanting to create some simple website functionality through a little database idea I have in order to give myself the ability to create/retrieve customer reviews based upon tags/categories. More ...
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reorganize and UPDATE [duplicate]

This is my table called tickets with ID primary key ID-TicketID-TYPE 101-3-0 a02-1-0 01a-2-0 I wanted to UPDATE it and be like this ID-TicketID-TYPE a02-1-0 01a-2-0 101-3-0 but when I used the ...
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Computed Column Bit based on other Bit Columns

What would be the formula to compute a bit column from other bit columns? For example: CREATE TABLE #Employee ( [empNumb] [INT] identity(1,1) PRIMARY KEY, [IsOk] [BIT] NOT NULL, -- ...
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Can mariaDB contain indices only with data coming from remote tables?

I'm trying to think through a setup with a central mariaDB instance (A) accessing data on physically remote servers (B). All queries to the database (A) can be answered from indices only. Indices are ...
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Table Design For Patterned Data Using Variable Bucket Ranges

Looking for table design for this scenario to be implemented on SQL Server 2012 instance. Scenario There are a total of seven types of reported data, each with variable number buckets of ...
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Oracle SQL Creating Copy of Table Using DBMS_metadata

so I am trying to create a copy of a table using dbms_metadata. I know you can get the DDL of a table by executing DBMS_METADATA.get_DDL('Table','TABLENAME') so my question now is how can I use this ...
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one or multiple tables mysql [closed]

I have a table with 3 columns and i want to split it according to 3 last character in string of one column , it will be more faster or more performant or it's same one and large table ..?? i talk ...
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What are my options in creating this Location table?

Say I have an Items table. Each item has a location associated to it. This location can either be a city, a state or a country. I believe this could normally be solved with a column Type in the ...
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Import non-partitioned table into an existing range partitioned table - ORACLE

I have export non-partitioned table1 on disk with some records, then I create same new table2 in my schema (different name) but with range partitioning, I'm talking about Oracle database. So my ...
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How to persist a lot of boolean fields?

I need to persist on Oracle Db the follow check box table : The simple thing that I can imagine is to create a Table with 15 boolean fields, but since that the rows and the columns could increase ...
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call a file contains a list of table

I'm using Ingres Database and I've this procedure that create a text file with a list of tables. How i can call the file into the where condition? select request_num,table_name,temp_table from tables ...
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Excel spreadsheet into a MySQL database tables

I am relatively new at database design and would like to get this right from the start. I have had differing advice on how to do this and believe that the common suggestion of importing all the data ...
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Query optimization - contact should be extracted at most once for a particular customer

I have created a database for a telemarketing company Scenario is, the telemarketing company is selling contacts to the customers. Customers log on to the website and search for the contacts for ...
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reset password database and table

While working on lost password feature on a website, I have created two tables tbl_lost `id`(PK) | `umail` (FK) | `pcode` | `count` | `expired_on`| `asked_on` | tbl_user `id`(PK) | email | ...
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Table size is not changed after new column is added

I am trying to check how the table size is going to be increased after adding new column with default values. I use the following default values: NULL, ''(empty string) and some text(some random ...
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table not taking records sequencially [duplicate]

While inserting rows into a table in oracle 10g, the rows are not inserted in the order I am putting them, like for the following inserts: insert into emp values (1000, 'debjani', 30); insert into ...
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How can I track changes across 60 local databases with 1 million+ rows each?

The files are mdb and I have them locally on my computer. Just trying to track changes across the 60 databases. Realistically I want to compare two at a time and find the differences in the reports, ...
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Database systems with users and sub users accessing the data

I am making a database for school student maintenance. Below is the basic description. There are schools. One school has many staff (i.e: Principles,Teachers, Section Head, Office Staff etc) These ...
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Table design for linking pictures to a place

Could someone give me some advice on designing a table for a system that has to store x picture for 1 place? Is it better to have something like this: place table: id_place / reference 100 ...
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Should I set document version field to be part of a primary key

Should I set document version as a primary key I am working on a document management system, and I have these two tables representing part of the whole tables. On the DocumentVersion table I have ...
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How to create a Relation between a table and a many-to-many relation table

I am buildng a new database inside an Sql server 2008 r2.I have the following tables & business rules:- Skill that have predefined levels assigned to it, such as junior, senior, manager. Staff ...
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How to organize database for translations, performance?

I am working on a new project for an international website. The task is to get this available in 16 languages. On the database structure, I was wondering if there is any performance advantage or ...
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Sorting Table and get Position of row

I have a Table with 3 rows. Player, Time, Server. Now, I want 2 things and I don't know how. For Server there are 3 worths available. 1, 2 and 3. Server and Player are a Primary Key together. User ...
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Creating a View with results from join of scalar tables

I am really bad at SQL Queries and seem to be stuck at a very odd problem. Maybe there's an alternative of doing this, but I simply can't figure it out. Maybe you guys can help! So, here's my ...