Procedural code automatically executed in response to a database event.

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Is there a way that I can export a list of all table triggers on a server?

I have two SQL Server instances that I manage. One is a SQL Server 2000 instance, and the other is 2005. Some where, on these servers, I recall setting up a couple table triggers that were executed ...
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Error in creating trigger in phpMyAdmin

I have 4 tables: event: event_id(p.k) | uid | circle_id(f.k) activity: uid | performed_activity_id(f.k->event_id) | activity_type_id follow: follower_id | circle_id(f.k) notification: sender_id ...
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A database trigger is an alternative for?

I had the following quiz question and could not answer it myself because of a little confusion. Please answer this and tell me why? A database trigger is an alternative for? A. Stored ...
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What is the error in this TRIGGER?

The MySQL version I'm using is 5.1.46. The query is CREATE DEFINER = CURRENT_USER TRIGGER `movimentacao_before_del_tr` BEFORE DELETE ON `movimentacao` FOR EACH ROW IF (OLD.stMov IN ("E", "C", ...
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Trigger in combination with transaction

Suppose we have the following situation: We have a table (let's say Table_A), wich has a trigger on INSERT. The trigger job is to update some rows in table_B based on the inserted values in table_A. ...
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DB2 9.7 - Find rows inserted by a specific trigger

We are auditing a table TRANSACTIONS that inserts a row in HISTORY_TRANSACTIONS when specific columns are changed. These inserts happen through a number of triggers defined on TRANSACTIONS table. Is ...
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INSERT trigger dying with with #target columns not equal to #expressions, but they are equal

I am trying to write my first trigger. It is an insert trigger as follows: <b>Fatal error</b>: postgres7 error: [-1: ERROR: INSERT has more target columns than expressions at character ...
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Getting Identity values to use as FK in an INSTEAD OF trigger

I have a series of updateable views we are exposing to end users as the interface for a back end process. One of these views references two tables and requires an INSTEAD OF trigger for UPDATE and ...
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MS Access trigger

I got a trigger to update a table in SQL. My actual need is in MS Access but I could not make it. So please help me to write the same trigger in MS Access. Query is as follows: Create trigger ...
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Which is more efficient, trigger or PHP code?

My requirement is to move EMR data for a patient to a set of history tables when the patient has been discharged. I proposed to use an after trigger on the table housing the discharge flag, checking ...
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one trigger for multiple tables

i have a trigger in PostgreSql 9.1 that i want to fire on inserts of several tables. is it possible to have it affect all these tables instead of creating the trigger for all these tables? i have 58 ...
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Is it possible to create a trigger on a table synonym in SQL Server? [closed]

The title says (asks) it all. Is it possible to create a trigger on a table synonym in SQL Server (2005 or higher)?
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how to add trigger in mysql workbench, without UDF, using EER design

I have designed a simple database using EER in workbench. However, i want to have a minimum value for the attribute salary (compared with min_value attribute from artist table). Here is the schema: ...
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Multiple triggers vs a single trigger [closed]

Scenario: Each time data is inserted/updated/deleted into/in/from a table, multiple unrelated items of business logic need to be executed. Question Given that the solution is to use database ...
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Securely Send Database Mail via an Insert Trigger

I have spent about 30 hours so far trying to get sp_send_dbmail to work. I finally got SOMETHING to work, but I have serious doubts as to its security. I would like know a method which is better yet ...
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How can I ensure that in a insert trigger a column gets filled before other column?

The bigger picture: tableX represents pipelines and tableY streets. A pipeline crosses/goes along many streets, and I want to know which street is crossed the most. First, I am segmentizing each ...
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Msg 7391, Distributed Transactions (DTC) on SQL Server

This may be DBA related or developer related, I honestly don't know. I have two Database servers: A: SQL Server 2005 (Trigger that uses DBMail on Server B) B: SQL Server 2008 R2 (DBMail configured) ...
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Trouble with triggers and insert .. on duplicate key update

I have two tables with identical schemas. one is a "main" table that is pruned periodically and kept small. The other is a "reporting" table that is an archive of everything that ever was. For ...
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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 ...