Procedural code automatically executed in response to a database event.

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Comparing dates in a BEFORE INSERT trigger

I need help making a TRIGGER that compares two dates being entered into a table, but I'm not 100% on the syntax I should use. Something like: CREATE TRIGGER chk_dates BEFORE INSERT ON ...
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Inherit audit columns and triggers

Background I have a database with dozens of tables, some of which should have audit columns. Problem I'd like to avoid the drudgery of creating audit columns manually, and write the update and ...
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trigger in MySQL to disallow multiple row deletions at a time on a table

How do we create a trigger in MySql to disallow deletion of more than 2 rows from (say) employee table by a single query? delimiter \\ create trigger not_more_than_2_rows before delete on employee ...
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considerations when using triggers on a replicated (target) database

Our SQL Sever 2008 application database is replicated from Server A to Server B (push replication). We use the copy, let's call it database_b, on Server B to create reports and run other queries so ...
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Is it possible to monitor role and privilege grant/revoke using triggers?

Is it possible to monitor role and privilege grant/revoke using triggers? I' aware of doing that using Oracle audit tools however, it's interesting is it possible to do that using triggers.
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What is the difference between ON SCHEMA and ON DATABASE triggers?

We can create the database trigger on concrete schema event (ON SCOTT.SCHEMA) or on all schemas (ON SCHEMA). However, we can also use ON DATABASE when creating database trigger. What is the difference ...
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Why I don't need to COMMIT in database trigger?

We can't COMMIT/ROLLBACK in DML triggers because transaction is handled manually after DML statement. However, database triggers seems to be an exception. For example, suppose there's a database ...
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Why am I NOT getting a mutating table error in trigger?

It's (or at least was) known that you cannot use DML statements on a mutating table inside a trigger. An excerpt from the Oracle documentation: A mutating table is a table that is being modified ...
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How to write signal function in MySQL that can be called from Triggers and Stored Functions?

In my Database I have a table: Employee with recursive association, an employee can be boss of other employee. The Table Description: mysql> DESC Employee; ...
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How triggers are called when we have two triggers?

In a table I have two triggers. When it is called for the first time the first trigger does not fires while the second trigger's got fired. On the next call both first and second trigger action take ...
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PostgreSQL custom domain with trigger

Is it possible to create custom domain / data type and associate some trigger with it, for example hash password? I will have for example password domain and if I set some value to this column, it ...
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processlist showing '%' as host from trigger

I'm trying to populate a certain column in a table with the host/IP of the caller. I have an insert trigger on the table which sets the column like so: CREATE TRIGGER access_insert_trg BEFORE INSERT ...
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Restrict record to be update or deleted according to dates inside row for SQL Server 2005

I have transaction replication between two SQL Servers. For testing purposes I deleted a lot of records at the subscriber that still existed at the publisher. I now know that if someone updates, ...
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How to insert into junction table using triggers

Sorry in advance if this is "basic SQL." I wanted to know how to update my junction tables automatically. For example, these are my tables. Artist and Song are base tables and SongArtist is the ...
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How to make a trigger that will compare input with a value of other table?

I had made two tables with the following fields: TABLE 1: "Bookings" FIELD: "fk_flight_number" FIELD: "date_of_reservation" TABLE 2: "Flights" FIELD: "flight_number" FIELD: ...
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Deadlock on insert for a table with an insert trigger that updates column in same triggered table

By specification each table uses a guid as the primary key. Another requirement is that each resource requires a 6 number identifier (100001, 100002, ...) as a public id that is unique within the ...
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TSQL Trigger Incorrect Syntax

Im a SQL noob but here goes - I have a trigger in SQL which is giving me an incorrect syntax error E.G: INSERT INTO aTable ( tTypeId, opId, inserted.Id ) SELECT 3, 0, inserted.Id ...
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Postgresql after 'for each row' triggers don't actually execute after each row?

If I have a single sql statement that inserts or updates lots of rows and a db trigger that runs after each row is inserted or updated, it seems like the triggers run after all the rows are inserted ...
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MySQL generic trigger to save identification data for later accessing of the changed row

I am pretty inexperienced with this. I need a generic trigger, able to create and save in a fixed table some sort of identification data for a changed row from generic (any) table. The ...
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Performance of SQL Server Triggers

I'm coming from an Oracle/PostgreSQL background and have a hard time coping with the limits of SQL Server's trigger implementation. I want to update two different datetime columns if the value of a ...
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Check what event called the trigger on PostgreSQL?

I'm trying to check what event called my trigger, like INSERT, UPDATE or DELETE. Oracle triggers can check this in a simple 'IF' statement: IF INSERTING, IF UPDATING or even IF DELETING Is there a ...
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How to trigger an action without using triggers

I just want to ask. We have a calendar table, let's call it CAL1 in one database, lets call it DB1. CAL1 is manually populated. Now in another database, DB2, there is another calendar table CAL2. What ...
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Error when UPDATE all rows

When I update a single row, it works fine. But when I update all rows with: UPDATE cad_bilhetes SET ligacao_acobrar = 'False' I get the following error: Msg 512, Level 16, State 1, Procedure ...
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How do triggers affect last_insert_id()?

I am unable to test this right now, however I'm curious about the answer. If I have a trigger on table A that writes a new record to table B, will LAST_INSERT_ID() tell me the updated ID for A or B? ...
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Restrict update on certain columns. Only allow stored procedure to update those columns

I have sensitive price columns that I would like to have updated only through a stored procedure. I would like all code or manual attempts to alter values in these price columns to fail if it is not ...
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For creating sum columns in a table that requires immediate reflection, is it better to have persisted columns or triggers?

Is it better to have persisted columns or triggers if you would like to have auto-updating sum/avg/etc... columns? Like if I have this table: CREATE TABLE [dbo].[tbl_shipping_boxes] ( ...
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Declaring and using variables in triggers

I have been testing something with triggers today, but I am stuck with it and I do not have any idea what is causing my problem. DELIMITER $$ USE `pucko`$$ CREATE TRIGGER `after_delete_Alien` AFTER ...
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Oracle - abort within a “before insert” trigger without throwing an exception

I know that this is an awful thing to do for many reasons, but I am in Get Things Done mode and we have a piece of software, which we can't modify, that writes records to a table. Some of these ...
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Deadline rule date input after now

Hi I'm trying to find a way to ensure deadlines inputted are later than the current time and date. Currently I'm attempting this with a rule. CREATE OR REPLACE RULE "DeadlineInput" AS ON INSERT ...
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Prevent users deleting more than a certain number of rows in MySQL

The problem: I have a table with rows, nothing special about it When a database user removes a row, it should increment a number A database user is only allowed to remove 3 rows max in the table A ...
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How to create a trigger that update the date field and time field upon modify of the row?

I have created a table testtable inside the database testbase that have the following structure: product_no (int, not null) product_name (varchar(30), not null) price (money, null) expire_date (date, ...
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memc_delete called from a MySQL trigger loop fails randomly

I'm calling memc_delete from a MySQL trigger's code. The call is inside a loop. Logging the results, I see that memc_delete sometimes returns 1 (ok, memcached entry deleted) and sometimes returns 0 ...
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MySQL trigger - delete data from multiple tables

I would like to delete data in multiple tables, from a trigger but it seem like my syntax is incorrect. I got the error: "you've got a error in your MySQL syntax please check the manual". This ...
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SQL Server and updating windows firewall rules

Any ideas how should I proceed if I would like to update the firewall rules (essentially add ip-s to existing firewall rule). The step of exporting ip-s to text file and then using command line to ...
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SQL Server trigger (update or insert with inner join problem)

ALTER TRIGGER [dbo].[killertrigg] ON [dbo].[tbl_pvporderview] AFTER UPDATE AS IF (UPDATE([Kill])) BEGIN SET NOCOUNT ON; INSERT killer(serial,[Kill]) SELECT i.serial,i.[Kill] FROM ...
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Error updating sql server geography type in trigger

I have the following trigger in my database: CREATE TRIGGER dbo.triggerGeocodedAddressUpdate ON dbo.Party AFTER UPDATE AS IF UPDATE(Latitude) UPDATE pt SET pt.GeocodedAddress = ...
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MySQL: Loop over cursor results ends ahead of schedule

I'm executing a loop that iterates over a cursor's results. The code is inside a trigger function, and the part that matters looks like that: EDIT: Sorry, stupid mistake. The trigger is executed ...
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SQL Select WHERE row updated

USE [RF_WORLD] GO /****** Object: Trigger [dbo].[lastdeathtrigg] Script Date: 08/20/2012 10:52:58 ******/ SET ANSI_NULLS ON GO SET QUOTED_IDENTIFIER ON GO -- ...
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create trigger which inserts rows depending on enum values?

I'm quite new to triggers and I ran into general problems. I'd like to achieve this: CREATE TABLE `searcharticles` ( `articleID` int(11) unsigned NOT NULL, `ean` char(13) COLLATE utf8_unicode_ci ...
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simulate sequence on mysql in preparation for move to oracle

I've been developing an application against MySQL while a new development server has been slowly being set up. The new dev server will use oracle, and since we're getting close to it being ready, I ...
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Should I add SET NOCOUNT ON to all my triggers?

It is fairly common knowledge that you should have SET NOCOUNT ON by default when creating new stored procedures. Microsoft has changed the default template to include this in 2012. I thought ...
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Trigger to UPDATE after UPDATE?

I want to make a trigger to record the time of any update as CREATE TRIGGER col_update AFTER UPDATE ON col FOR EACH ROW BEGIN UPDATE col SET updated=NOW() WHERE id=NEW.id; // or OLD.id END The ...
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Skip running trigger during cascade delete?

I have a legacy application where I have two tables X and Y. Table Y has a trigger that performs an action automatically on delete. There is also a foreign key with cascade delete defined between X ...
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How to Create a Trigger in SQL Server to Update Cascade When @@RowCount > 1?

I Have 2 Table Table1 | column name | type | |-------------+-------------| | ID1 | Int | | Name | NVARCHAR(50)| Table2 | column name | type | ...
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Implementing a Circular Buffer (Sliding window) in MySQL

I intend to store some Java objects in a MySQL database, accompanied by a timestamp. These objects should be kept in a Sliding Window fashion (also known as Circular Buffer), meaning that only the ...
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Looking for a Trigger to change inserting strings?

I have an MSSQL Server 2008 Database. There are some tables in my Database like below : table1, table2, table3, .... each table has a NVARCHAR(50) field (Name) Now, I wanna change the strings that ...
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How can I trigger this stored procedure on insert?

I have a table of error messages to which errors will be inserted. I also have a table defining interactions between errors. For example, when a "Power Restored" error occurs, it clears any previous ...
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Error calling stored procedure from trigger in Oracle Database 11g

I'm trying to create a trigger that calls some Java code whenever a table is inserted/updated. I'm aware of possible performance issues, I don't need advice that I should not do this; I just need to ...
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Triggers vs Views in MySQL

We are in the process of denormalizing a large amount of data for performance reasons. Basically a Query that would normally JOIN over 10 tables is replaced with a Query that has no JOINs, yet all the ...
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Keeping 2 tables in sync

I need to write a trigger that will keep one table synced with 2 other tables. I have table_a, table_b and table_c on slave. The master has only table_a and whenever this table is updated on master, ...