UPDATE changes the values of the specified columns in all rows that satisfy the condition. Only the columns to be modified need be mentioned in the SET clause; columns not explicitly modified retain their previous values.

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How to avoid row locks on both tables joined in an update?

I have little knowledge about MySQL internals, but I'm experiencing that in a query like: UPDATE t1 JOIN t2 ON t1.id = t2.id SET t1.a = x, t1.b = y, [, ...] WHERE [ ... ] rows from both t1 and ...
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Can't figure out how to update a column in one table based on multiple boolean values in another table in postgresql

What I want to happen is boolean milestone.milestonecompleted will turn true only if ALL of the linked boolean task.taskcompleted values are True I've looked around and come up with this. Any help ...
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Why can't I update or delete certain records in SQL Server?

I am having a weird issue in SQL Server 2014. I cannot update or delete certain rows from a table. I can insert rows fine, and select them, but when I try to update or delete a row, I get a timeout ...
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best practice to remove leading zeros when writing data to a destination

I have a query like in my other question DBA Question with Source Code of Select statement And i want to remove the leading zeros of the customer Number (KUNDE) with the answer of this question ...
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UPDATE statement in a trigger occasionally updates some columns but not others [closed]

I have a table called NOTATION with the below table structure: ( NOTATION (primary key) TABLE_NAME , TABLE_KEY , NOTE_TIMESTAMP, SUBJECT , COMPANY , ...
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Updating column from another table - PostgreSQL 9.2 [closed]

There are two tables: ja_jobs junk.test_test1 I need to update the time_job column from junk.test_test1 to ja_jobs. Here is what I'm doing now: UPDATE ja_jobs t2 SET time_job = t1.time_job FROM ...
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Remove accidental duplicates in PK table, cascade changes to FK table

Lets say I have three tables in a postgreSQL database, one of plants, one of samples, and one of mappings to change variables in plants. There is a PK-FK relationship between plants.id and ...
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MySQL - An UPDATE from a SELECT

The more I learn about about the great things you can do with mysql, the more I keep pushing to learn. I have two tables: Tests TestNumber (int primary key) InactiveTestSlotBitwise (int) ...
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MySql - Ranking so it only needs to be done once

By reading around, this seems to be a reasonable way of ranking people. The table: UserId (int primary key) Name (varchar(100)) Score1 (int highest scores rank 1) Score2 (int, if Score1s are equal, ...
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Multiple Update with Multiple Conditions

We are told to watch out for things being set to null (we dont want) by using the IN clause in the following: UPDATE Tests SET TestScore = CASE WHEN TestId = 10 ...
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Very tricky: Can't update a sequential list SQL-92 ( Filemaker)

I have a quite simple problem, but the solution is very tricky. I'm trying to solve this for months: There is a column "SortID" that needs to get updated with sequential integers, starting from 1. ...
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Percona 5.7 tokudb poor query performance - wrong (non-clustered) index chosen

I have a table with about 8.5m rows in it. The table is tokudb and it has the indexes described below. I'm experiencing dismal performance when trying to run update statements like the following: ...
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Very Very Veeery slow insert queries

I am writing here because I`ve already spent days reading tutorials, other topics in here, and trying different configurations. The project : Fashion website with ~200k products which should be ...
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INSERT and UPDATE in Trigger

I have created a trigger so I could insert every row in a backup table CREATE OR REPLACE TRIGGER xyz AFTER INSERT ON table_1 REFERENCING NEW AS NEW OLD AS OLD FOR EACH ROW BEGIN INSERT INTO table_2 ...
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Mysql Update columns from same table columns

I have a table where payments are located with invoice_id and payment_id and also payment_due_date => payment receiving date and period_months that is total period of the payment I have added 2 ...
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UPDATE from subquery updates rows that shouldn't be updated

Using PostgreSQL, I want to update a column. The information how to update is in another table. My try was this, but it also updates rows I don't want to update: update table_1 set column_x = ( ...
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sql update query for two connected tables [closed]

UPDATE rooms set r.vacant=true FROM reservation s,rooms r WHERE r.room_no = s.room_no AND s.cus_id=1 I created above sql queryto update room status.I want to set vacant as true when customer_id ...
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Updating data from subpartition when the subpartition name is unknown

Thanks to JSapkota who helped me pull the subpartition name as per below query select subobject_name from user_objects where data_object_id IN (select dbms_rowid.rowid_object(rowid) from TABLE ...
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Adding and populating column in Postgres with data from existing column

I have a TEXT column in one of my existing database tables that holds both domain names and IP addresses. I'd like to add a new column to the existing table that's of type INET and populate it with ...
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Simple update takes forever

On SQL Server I want to update a 0/1 interger value for a specific set of records. For some reason this takes very long (let it run for 2 hours, still not finished). I can't figure out what is wrong ...
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Need help on UPDATE query [closed]

This is my table tracks id | art | time id is an auto-increment primary key art is a varchar(512) time is a timestamp not null predefined as current_timestamp and on update current_timestamp ...
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Cannot update nor insert data to datetime field [closed]

I was trying to insert data through one web application I am developing and I could not insert data, while I was troubleshooting what the problem is, I saw that I can not neither edit datetime field ...
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PostgreSQL not running every update on my script

I'm running a dozen update statements on a loop and some updates just won't happen (they return 0 affected rows), If i recall the script it will slowly update the rows, I don't know how to debug ...
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Find times when table is least frequently used

I would like to analyse performance of one of the big tables in the database. There are only two types of operations on it. Inserts and reads. Once data is entered it is never updated. I need to ...
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SQL Server Trigger does not update all table records

This is my first question so please go easy on me. We are using Access 2013 as a front-end and SQL Server 2012 with MS SQL Server Management Studio 11.0.2100.60 backend with ODBC connections. I am ...
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In a WordPress/WooCommerce table the prices are hosed. How to realign them? (a key=value structure)

We had in our WordPress/Woocommerce table (hence mySQL) ab_postmeta the sale (discount) prices for some products. We thought that reseting the sale prices via SQL query (and not via WordPress ...
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SQL Timeout when updating specific rows that goes away when other columns are updated

The data I'm going to provide won't be very complete, so I apologize in advance for that, and will happily supplement with more on request. I mostly just don't know where to begin looking, and don't ...
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Manual postgres migration for Django (python) app

I have a Django (python) data model called Message: class Message(models.Model): text = models.CharField(max_length=50) sending_time = models.DateTimeField(auto_now_add=True) I added sender ...
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MongoDB multi update consistency

I have a collection similar to the below, of say 5,000,000 records. { "_id" : ObjectId("56d18f95d2961d1ddcb7244f"), "rec_id" : 0, "status" : "open", "updated by" : "A" } User B is trying ...
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Update function to enter random/unique GUID per row

I am new to SQL and am trying to do the following. i am using SQLite browser to edit the current file I have I do have a SQLite database with around 1500 rows of data that I would like to create a ...
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Updating 2M rows based on 2M individual rules (MYSQL)

I'm carrying out a fairly simple (but large) Database combine/migration (simple/dumb, but slow work). It's 2 systems that are very similar, but do have slight differences. Currently the main issue is ...
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mysql update based on select result

Here are two SQL statements. One is an update statement and the other is a select statement. I want to combine them. Update update customer_entity set website_id = 4 where website_id = 3 Select ...
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Select and update specific mysql data in single query

I am trying to first select data from a row which contains certain characters. I would then like to update and append new data into another row of those items that were selected. This is my current ...
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MySQL Update column with case on joined tables

I have 2 tables and I want to update table 1 using a case check on table 2: update cms.Clients c #c_id unique join cms.ClientDomains d #c_id not unique on c.c_id = d.c_id set c.country = case ...
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Access IFf Query

I'm new and just starting out at creating databases so I apologise if noob question. What I am trying to do is update my Staff table to show that "Sarah Avon" has married and her new last name is ...
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oracle update statement is too slow

I have oracle database 11.2.0.4 on oracle linux 6.4 I have configure huge page on this OS . After 5 months of my projects , when i want to update any tables their have over 20,000,000 records , this ...
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Updating duplicate records with different data

I have a migration specific issue. Data from a large table has been migrated into another table, but data for one destination column is missing due to certain issues (that are not specific to this ...
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Updating a view on multiple joined tables

Since MSDN does not say much, what happens exactly if I execute the following query? update claims set status='Awaiting Auth.' where status = 'Approved' Can I use the ClaimStatusName column of the ...
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Change SELECT DISTINCT to UPDATE DISTINCT

How can I modify my SELECT DISTINCT query to an UPDATE DISTINCT query? It is important that it only updates the distinct records, as there are multiple records associated with each ...
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Prepare MySQL for big UPDATE query on production server

Surprisingly I have not found anything relevant on this subject. What are best practices to prepare production MySQL server for a big update query? The question is broad but I'd like to know details ...
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Copy data from one table to another

I have a table named cameraInfo and another named macTable. Both tables have a column for mac address and password. Not all the mac address in macTable are in the cameraInfo table. However, if the mac ...
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MySQL Trigger to Update a Row in a Separate Table via Joins if Only One Row is Updated

I am trying to create a trigger so that when a column in a table called bookings is updated it will update a a calculated price value in table departments. I currently have my tables set up as so ...
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Update all rows when sort/ordering value is changed for single row?

I am in the process of creating a GIS application with multiple layers and many pieces of content shapes on each layer. Currently each layer/shape is drawn in the order that it was returned from the ...
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Using a query in an update

I have a query which generates a result set (key, a, b). I want to use an update statement where, for each entry in a table with Tkey = key, set ColA = a, ColB = b. How would I do this? Right now ...
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MySQL Using a trigger to update quantity on another table if part is used

I am new to triggers but want to know how I can use one in my database. I have created a table for a maintenance log, a parts inventory, and a parts_used junction table. When maintenance is carried ...
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PostgreSQL Recursive Descendant Depth

I need to calculate the depth of a descendant from it's ancestor. When a record has object_id = parent_id = ancestor_id, it is considered a root node (the ancestor). I have been trying to get a WITH ...
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Update a column, selected by query

Just stumbled upon this stackoverflow question: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13648898/sql-update-with-row-number. The second answer struck me as odd: UPDATE x SET x.CODE_DEST = x.New_CODE_DEST ...
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Effect of an index on update statements where update column is not in an index

I constantly see people say that indexes slow down update, delete and insert. This is used as a blanket statement, as if it is an absolute. While tuning my database to improve performance, I keep ...
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update statements shows update count but not updating the table

I am facing a strange issue which I have never faced before. I have a update query like below Update A Set A.Col10 = E.Col10, A.Col11 = E.Col11 FROM TableA A INNER JOIN TableB B on A.Col1 = B.Col1 ...
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Switching values in a column with one update statement

You find that an error in a system has been incorrectly naming men (M) as women (W) and vice versa in the database. The columns only allows for one character. Without using any temp tables, write one ...