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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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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Sub-query Vs Join produce different results despite their similarities

I'm using DB2 for i on V7R2 TR3 IBM i system. I'm ultimately trying to perform an update using a sub-query but the sub-query is returning zero records while if I build seemingly the same logic using ...
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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 next record [closed]

Our SQL Server 2012 application creates a routing for parts. When work is done we subtract the value from QTYREM_14 and add it to QTYCOM_14. The amount in QTYCOM_14 is mirrored to QTYCOM_14 on the ...
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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 ...
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Should a table be split if only a particular column gets updates?

I have a table in my MySQL 5.7 database, which has 9 columns. One column is an AUTO INCREMENT PRIMARY KEY, where as the other 6 contain some data, which isn't going to be updated in a year. Now, the ...
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8k row overflow error when updating row of size 5k

I'm trying to update a target table which has one row of size 5k to a row of size 5k also. Since it's one row it's easy to know the row actual size: select * from ...
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How to merge 2 tables in Oracle

I have 1 big table with 25 milions of rows and i have to merge data of another table with 500,000 rows into the big table. the rows of both tables have the same columns and i have to check if the key ...
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UPDATE on column referenced in sub-query

We have a query that updates a column for all rows matching a condition which involves a subselect on said column, like the following: update CE_WORKSET_READ_ENTRY workset set workSet.MARK = 0, ...
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How can I optimise an Update on a large table?

I am using Oracle 11g, I have to update 7 fields on a table with 14 millions of rows, the updated columns get the new value from functions, the update looks like: update hslak set HSLAKSTS = ...
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UPDATE only if COUNT from another table is not zero

I update a table by counting the FK from another table as UPDATE table1 SET number = number + ( SELECT COUNT(*) FROM table2 WHERE table1.id=table2.id ) table1 is a big table, and I want to make ...
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Update if not exists statement

If I have a simple table with 2 columns and a composite primary key consisting of both columns, how do I rename one of the columns but only if it doesn't cause a primary conflict? Here's a simplified ...
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Why does this UPDATE fail with a unique key constraint violation?

I'm an "accidental" DBA, relatively inexperienced and baffled by this problem. Running MS SQL Server 2012. The problem is with this UPDATE statement: UPDATE dbo.tAccts SET Ticket ...
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Update by iterating table in batches faster than whole table in PostgreSQL

I have a table with approximately one million rows. It is being used in production and I ran an UPDATE which covers ~95% of those rows. After five hours I cancelled the request because it was taking ...
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Update row contents on some condition

For example, let's say I'm building a database for an auction system, in which various users can partake in both selling and bidding on different items, I'd want for an "Auction" instance to also ...
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Updating multiple mysql rows where column has specific value

I have 1 CSV file with 50,000 rows of data and 2 columns. The columns are user ID's and twitter profile photos. 24525,https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/666407537084796928/YBGgi9BO.png ...
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Why MySQL is still “using temporary” when update by primary key?

I have a partitioned mysql table, table size is about 100M rows: CREATE TABLE `nearby` ( `id` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL, `nearby_1` varchar(750) NOT NULL DEFAULT '', `nearby_2` varchar(750) NOT NULL ...
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Update all rows from a table with random foreign key from another table

I have four tables: (show on image below) Topic whit columns: ID primary key int CategoryID references to table Category int UserID references to table User nvarchar(128) User with ...
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MySQL Replication Query

Imagine I have three servers. x.x.x.31 - master x.x.x.32 - slave x.x.x.33 - slave If I run a simple update in master. What does the slave servers done. run the update command or copy the updated data ...
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Update column with value of another column or another column

With PostgreSQL (I'm using the version 9.1) is it possible to do mass update with a single query a column value with the value of another column, but if the other column value is null, to use the ...
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How to create dynamic SQL using formulas stored on field - MYSQL

I have this table which contains a formula on the field calculation: CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS `promo_type` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `name` varchar(150) NOT NULL, `calculation` ...
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What would cause an UPDATE statment to hang when executing from an .mdb file to SQL Server 2008 R2 over ODBC?

Is there anything that would cause an UPDATE statement INNER JOINed between a separate MS-Access linked table and an SQL Server 2008 R2 table to hang, when the values are being set on the SQL Server ...
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Is there a way that I can merge the following update queries into one?

Is it possible to merge the following update queries into a single query? UPDATE tag.ItemTagValue SET [Value] = @firstNode WHERE FkTagID = 6 and TagIndex = 1 ...
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UPDATE query periodically is slower by factor of 5000x

I run a site (Magento) which have a problem with a specific UPDATE query. Under heavy load, this query runs ~200 times/minute, and takes in average 1 ms (stdev 0.2 ms). However, at intervals of 1-2 ...
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How to update 10 million+ rows in MySQL single table as Fast as possible?

Using MySQL 5.6 with InnoDB storage engine for most of the tables. InnoDB buffer pool size is 15 GB and Innodb DB + indexes are around 10 GB. Server has 32GB RAM and is running Cent OS 7 x64. I have ...
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How to insert/update millions of rows inside a sql server table(s) in an effective way?

Often in my job I have to create a procedure inside SQL Server that will process millions of data rows, save them into a temp table (staging table) and finally save them into a table (s) in a ...
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Update an Oracle DB with a max number for the null rows

I have an Oracle db and I need to update some columns and one of them is an number that has to be some kind of an id - max number on that column. If I use something like this: update ss_chest ssc ...
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INSERT don't work with NOT NULL but UPDATE does, why?

I have this table definition: CREATE TABLE `media` ( `id` int(11) NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `brands_id` int(11) DEFAULT NULL, `media_type` varchar(45) COLLATE utf8_unicode_ci DEFAULT NULL, ...
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Loop over all records in a table and edit a column in SQL Server

How can you loop over all the rows in a SQL Server table and edit a column? You know that: There are a lot of IDs skipped. The column creatie must be edit whit every time one minute. So the first ...
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MERGE command in SQL Server 2005

I have been trying to develop a MERGE in SQL Server 2005. It does not have all features yet, because I have been struggling in "how to put the merge logic WORKING AS A SET, rather than rows". ...
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Updating rows from other rows in a huge table

I have a huge table with items item-id | name | type | extra Many of them are "old versions" of type 0. I have to update the extra field in all new items (same item-id, but type > 0) with the ...
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Does updating a row with the same value actually update the row?

I have a performance-related question. Let's say I have a user with first name Michael. Take the following query: UPDATE users SET first_name = 'Michael' WHERE users.id = 123 Will the query ...
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1175 during UPDATE in MySQL Workbench

I have this error in Mysql Workbench when I update table without using key in where clause but update query fire from my Application using connectivity of database surprisingly I have no error . ...
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Update part of timestamp field

I'm trying to fix a glitch in one of my tables. Several hundred records were given the wrong timestamp. The times are correct, but the date is wrong. I could write a little java program to fix it, ...
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SQL Server - Update using Join in Merge

Scenario : I need to update values in a table by joining it with another temp table. But I am using a Merge statement to check various scenarios and update the values in the table when the condition ...
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What is the most compact way to calculate and then Update a maximum value for each day's data?

I have a database that stores records for each bundle of material. A sample is taken from each bundle and sent out for assaying (for lead and sulfur). I receive the assay data and write the assay ...
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How can I avoid repeating the same condition in a “when matched then update” clause?

I want to merge one table into another. I need to apply conditional logic in my WHEN MATCHED clause, which would ideally be done like this: MERGE INTO ATable AS a USING BTable AS b ON a.ID = b.ID ...