A virtual table that represents the data in one or more tables in an alternative way.

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Selecting from a view shows the wrong set of columns

I'm selecting from a view in SQL Server. If I right-click on it and choose "Select Top n Rows", it runs and shows me 30 columns. If I open the view in ALTER mode (right-click, Script View As, ...
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MySQL pivot table via a view

Suppose the following schema CREATE TABLE `log_apache` ( `date` datetime NOT NULL, `count` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL, `input` bigint(20) unsigned NOT NULL, `output` bigint(20) unsigned NOT ...
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whether to merge partitioned table with only partially overlapping columns

I opted for MonetDB for my static data, but this might be less of a MonetDB-specific question about features than about RDBMS (or just SQL) in general. I have data with a few "cross-sectional" ...
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How to freeze a view in standard SQL? [closed]

I have the following: create view ONE as select ID workers_A; create view TWO as select ID workers_B; create view FINAL as (select * from ONE) UNION (select * from TWO); That works correctly, but ...
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Adding a column to the view which shows the date in format YYYYMM

In the following view, I want to add a column (not alter the view) named say "ABC" which shows the date in format YYYYMM (no date, only year and month). How can I do that? I am using db2. create view ...
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About creating a View With additional coumns (that are not in the table)

I have this view with following definition. create view VIEW_IRS1 as Select MBR.PRSN_MBRSH_ID , Atr.Ssn_Tx , Names.First_Na , Names.Middle_Na , Names.Last_Na , Reff.Ref_Cd_Desc_Tx Suffix_Na ,'FALSE' ...
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Identity in a view treated as ordinary int - migrating from SQL Server 2000 to 2012

I'm migrating a very old platform from a SQL Server 2000 backend and MS Access 2003 as its frontend to SQL Server 2012 backend and MS Access 2010 as the frontend. This obviously means a bit of ...
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Huge cross product view query speed

I have a huge view what consists of about 15+ million rows and about 150+ columns. That view is made of a lot of LEFT OUTER JOIN between a master table and various related tables. That master table ...
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MySQL - Problems caused by SQL Security definer or invoker

I have a view used to be defined as: > **CREATE > ALGORITHM = UNDEFINED > DEFINER = `user1`@`localhost` > SQL SECURITY DEFINER VIEW `schema1`.`view1` AS > select ...
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I have an INSTEAD OF trigger, but PostgreSQL still complains while I insert into view

I have created a view and an INSTEAD OF trigger for inserting/ updating/ deleting from that view. Now I have tried to insert some data to the view, and PostgreSQL returns following error (translation ...
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Aggregating results of two database views in one database view

I have a view with name of UserInfo like this: And another view with name of UserRoleInfo like this: I want to aggregate all the records of the two views for one user name like H.F into ...
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Tools and techniques for untangling monster views (nested views)

First a bit of context (venting). I'm working with a new vendor product which is really nothing more than a SQL Server database with a .NET interface. First few weeks with this client and users are ...
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best practice for 'staging' relation in stored procedure: use temp table, or view?

When I write stored procedures that take relation A and output relation Z, I like to create 'staging' relations along the way, so I can inspect the state of the data after each step in the programming ...
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MYSQL: Join with many to many

I'm trying to create a view and trying to see what can be done, I have a main table a table I wanna join to and also a junction table. Event table (it's very big so it's just dummy data): ...
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Problem with mysqldump and view

When using mysqldump to backup MySQL, I got following error. mysqldump --all-databases --routines >> all.sql mysqldump: Couldn't execute 'show table status like 'hdkien'': SELECT command denied ...
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MySQL query using left join on two inline views not returning rows without values in second view

For some reason when I execute the code below I'm only getting results back that have sku in both views. I thought this should give me everything in the first view and add the content from the second ...
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Why is it not possible to alter a view with a “CREATE OR REPLACE”?

The Postgresql documentation is clear on this point: you can not change the columns of an existing view. The new query must generate the same columns that were generated by the existing view query ...
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Performance hit with column alias

I have a database in SQL Server 2008, with the final data table having about 2 million rows. The development team is implementing a new application and they have suggested changing the column name to ...
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How can I create a view in a stored procedure on MySQL?

I am trying to dynamically create views based on an SQL query and have a trigger recreate them when the fields in the view are to change. When I call the procedure I end up with a permission denied ...
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Do SQL Server Views update their data types automatically based on what tables feed them?

Someone mistakenly created a bunch of nchar fields in database tables. I noticed this, and after examining the issue, we're moving these fields to nvarchar types and trimming the values inside. In my ...
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Is there a way to make an OOo form for PostgreSQL updateable view?

I have a PostgreSQL database, with data from some 8 tables (not counting enums implemented as a table referenced by foreign key) summarized in a view. I made an INSTEAD OF trigger, so the view is in ...
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How to grant select on a view … based on IP adress?

I wonder if it's possible to allow a client A to "see" some data in a view while allowing any other clients, namely B and C, to see ALL data from the same view. The distinction between A, B and C ...
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From keyword missing in view

I am this view which I am trying to compile. Given below is the view. CREATE OR REPLACE FORCE VIEW "My_View" ("my_ORDER", "REQUESTOR", "DEPARTMENT", "HOD", "SHIP_TO", "SOLD_TO", "PRODUCT", ...
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Return a string from a pivot query

I have a query that uses around 6 or 7 tables and uses pivot to return a formatted string from this entire structure. Actually, today this query is dynamically generated via C#/Entity Framework and it ...
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Can someone explain why left joining two views in mysql is so slow?

Here is a question I asked yesterday - http://stackoverflow.com/questions/22180727/left-joining-two-views-is-slow. I got a good answer that helped me but I don't understand why the LEFT JOIN is so ...
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Setting up triggers based on exposed columns in a view's source table

I have a table where I want to do a AFTER UPDATE trigger if one of the columns modified was in a specific view CREATE VIEW [dbo].[iv_EmployeesView] AS SELECT EMPLOYEE_GUID AS EmployeeGuid, ...
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Oracle views not using indexes [closed]

I am experiencing the unexplainable - at least to me. I have some tables in my production database which have some indexes on. We then have a number of views which merge the data across tables to ...
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Can I alter a view being referenced with schemabinding if the change fulfills the binding requirement?

In SQL Server 2008, I have views WITH SCHEMABINDING and I need to alter one. I am changing a column while not changing its alias so consumers will be unaffected. If I were to drop all my other views ...
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Mysql View Performance on Aggregate Functions

I've a table that contains weekly statistical infos. ex. Society - Week - Year - Data AAA Inc - 1 - 2014 - 10250 AAA Inc - 2 - 2014 - 5235 BBB Inc - 2 - 2014 - 3210 ... Over this table i need to ...
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MySQL views and table locking (5.1 MyISAM)

I have a large (160 million rows, 50GB) table in MySQL 5.1 using MyISAM. If I were to construct a view defined by a fairly complicated query, would a SELECT on the view lock the underlying table?
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Attributes from an hstore-column as separate columns in a view?

Let's assume we have a table where it has two columns, one an ID and one an hstore column, which stores key/value pairs. You could query that column as such: SELECT name, attributes->'device' as ...
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mysql view with user variables

I have a query that calculate distance from point a to point b using gps coordinates, and would like to make it view. Is it posible to pass variables that will replace xxx and yyy in my query with ...
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PostgreSQL - Create view with autoincremental column

I have a PostgreSQL table, and I need to create a view with a new column. This column needs to be an auto-incremental column starting at 1 and going to N. Is this possible to do without effecting the ...
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Postgres 9.2 - Create View Different Column Names

I want to create a view of a table with a column renamed. I do not want to effect the source table, just the view. I need to rename the column addr:housename to addr_housename. We have a 3rd party ...
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General purpose view for last value in a group

I am trying to create a view to show the last value in the group. Looking for a more general purpose query. CREATE TABLE a ( id INTEGER, seq INTEGER, val VARCHAR2(16), PRIMARY ...
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Does Postgres support stored column labels that can be queried?

I'm not a DBA but seem to recall that there was a SQL database that stored column labels (preferred column headings that can be printed on reports). Does Postgres support labels such as these?
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Using a linked server with OPENQUERY in a database project

I have a SQL Server 2008 running a database I want to throw in TFS. Therefore I used a Visual Studio 2013 database project where I imported the DB. After fixing a bunch of errors I'm stuck with only ...
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Replace a materialized view in Postgres

I have a materialized view in Postgres 9.3 that I'd like to update with new columns. Other materialized views also depend upon this view, but the error message indicates that dropping a view isn't ...
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Anyway to optimize complex view?

In the system, Files can belong to either products, clearances, business_lines or titles. Clearances are records that represent a combination of a title and a product. Products are collections of ...
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Postgres - Optimizing an view dependent on an aggregate function?

I have a table of about 15 million records. Whenever information about a specific charge_id is changed, a new row is added with the current timestamp and the changes. This results in multiple rows ...
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Make View Supersede Table in Same Database?

For testing purposes we have a sanitized copy of our production database in our test world. Because of the way it is sanitized, we now have empty fields where encrypted data previously existed. We ...
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View with parameters in Sybase SQL Anywhere

A view with Sybase engine cannot take parameters. Is there a way to do this?
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Determining what algorithm MYSQL View is using

When creating a MySQL View, the algorithm is set to UNDEFINED. How do I see which algorithm MySQL is choosing for the query ? I tried using "EXPLAIN", but it is not obvious from the results what ...
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Is deriving a value using multiple joins a good idea? [closed]

I am working on a university project. I need to create a database from conceptual to implementation. That allows customers to create an order with multiple products the specification says that we ...
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Running an “ORDER BY CASE” query on MySQL view breaks it afterwards

Whenever I create a MySQL view and then run a query ordering the results with ORDER BY CASE WHEN (...), the view becomes unusable. The newly created view works properly and all SQL is correct. This ...
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Configure Oracle user in Enterprise Manager to CREATE VIEW on any of his tables

Is it possible to configure an Oracle user in Enterprise Manager, so that he can later create views on any future, yet unknown table in his schema? I am currently running into "ORA-01031 insufficient ...
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Migrating database with views trough phpMyAdmin causes error in second host

I'm trying to migrate a database which contains some views and I'm doing trough phpMyAdmin export feature. MySQL version on servers are: Server to migrate: Server version: 5.5.34-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 ...
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Mysql slow select from a view

I would appreciate an approach with this problem, I have a lottery system in mysql, this system receives a lot of transaction per second.. a lot!. I need to check the total amount for each the number ...
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How to get performance benefits from a view vs subquery?

I'd like to know how/if anyone has gained significant performance benefits from using views instead of subqueries. I would prefer not to define a specific case, since I'm trying to establish good ...
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Query to compare two subsets of data from the same table?

My problem: I'm trying to compare to subsets of data within one table, and I've got two methods that partially work and one certainty that there's got to be a more correct way to do it. The idea ...