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Connect to SQL Server using OLEDB or ODBC?

We have a desktop application written in Visual Basic .NET. One our clients needs to use ODBC instead of OLEDB to connect to the SQL Server 2008 R2 Database. The company has several databases ...
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Connection to MySQL Remotely

I want to connect to MySQL Server hosted on a Linux Machine from my Windows Machine using Command Prompt with the following command: prompt>mysql -u root -p -h remote_hostname Connections, ...
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Log Custom SQL Results During Maintenance Plan

I would like the last step of my Maintenance Plan to execute a simple custom SQL script (SELECT * FROM <SomeTable> WHERE <Condition>), and save the results to a file (Text, CSV, etc). Is ...
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Which oracle should I download for windows 7 x64?

My os is: windows 7 x64 I tried to download oracle and install it in my computer, but I have downloaded 3 different oracle releases(including oracle 11G), they can't be installed. They reported ...
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Why MySQL init_connect variable gets updated after rebooting?

After SET GLOBAL init_connect=''; query everything works fine. However after rebooting the server or restarting the MySQL service it updates the init_connect value to some random value (OÇÿOÇÖ). Do I ...
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MySQL service stops after trying to grant privileges to a user

I am using MySQL 5.6, I was trying to create a super user for specific database but I got ERROR 1396 (HY000): Operation CREATE USER failed for 'superuser'@'%' Then I thought maybe there is already ...
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How to take physical backup of MYSQL database

I am trying to find out some tool which can take physical backup of MYSQL database. Like mysqlbackup but it is not open source. There is mysqldump but i want to take physical backup. Can someone ...
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mysql server cannot launch in windows 7

I have been using MySQL as a windows service successfully on my windows 7 machine for perhaps a year. It has always worked fine. Here are the steps which I think caused it to no longer launch: ...
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Error ORA-12560 when trying to connect Windows SQL*Plus client to Oracle 11g Linux server

I installed 11g on Centos VM on my mac.I have everything up and working on server.I have included following command I ran on cenos. $lsnrctl status LSNRCTL for Linux: Version 11.2.0.1.0 - Production ...
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Inserting empty string on Windows MySQL doesn't use default value

Why inserting '' on a column with default integer value on MYSQL/WINDOWS produces ERROR 1366 (HY000): Incorrect integer value: '' for column 'id' at row 1 The query is: insert into test2 (id,test) ...
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MySQL database stops working after log enabled

I have this strange issue. I have MySql workbench, which I use to write queries for MySQL database (xampp 3.2.1). Everything works fine, but recently I found myself having to profile the queries my ...
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Connecting to a MySQL database on Mac from a VMWare fusion Virtual Machine

I have MariaDB (5.5.34-MariaDB) installed on a Mac (OS 10.8.5) I can connect to the database fine locally (127.0.0.1) on port 3306. But when I try to connect to the database from windows 7 64bit ...
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How to grant rights for a user in DB2 Express?

I have installed DB2 Express on a PC. My user is not an administrator user, however as far as i know, it is possible to grant a user rights, so he can create/delete/modify a database. I have ...
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Why does MySQL + Windows Server = crashed tables periodically?

Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 MySQL Server 5.6.14 x64 Is anyone else having an issue in where some tables are marked as crashed on a Microsoft Windows server? We have a couple of Windows servers (not by ...
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Poor query performance in MySQL

I have a 10 million record table in a MySQL 5.5 InnoDB. It's running in a 16GB RAM server with good CPU and fast HD. When I run the following query SELECT DISTINCT knowledge_id, ...
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Need to install Oracle Express 11g Release 2 on a Windows 7 64-bit laptop

I need the Oracle 11g Release 2 sample schemas (HR, OE, etc.) in order to do most of the available online tutorials. I was hoping to install Oracle Express Edition on my Windows 7 laptop to get ...
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Table corruption: How to perform Innodb Checksum checks in MySQL 5.5 for Windows?

Having a corrupted Mysql 5.5.31 (Windows) database, my question relates to the the top solution provided in How do you identify InnoDB table corruption? , more precisely to the following script that ...
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Oracle Express intermittently stops responding, requiring a OS reboot to fix

I've been having an issue with Oracle XE the past 2 days and it's really been making me pull my hair out. There seems to be no rhyme nor reason why this happens, or when it does, but it happened 6 ...
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MySQL-test suite not included with windows mysql installer?

I noticed in my MySQL folder there is no mysql-test. Why is that? Is it possible to add it?
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MySQL Installation error: Unable to update security settings

I tried to configure MySQL server 5.5 on Windows and this is what I get mysql-server-5.5-winx64:56 - Attempting to update security settings. mysql-server-5.5-winx64:100 - Unable to update security ...
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Does Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-049 affect SQL Server 2008 SP3?

The security bulletin does not list SQL Server 2008 SP3 under affected software but it came out prior to that service pack. We are running SP3 but this issue is still showing up on a vulnerability ...
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Correct Selection of SQL server instance db owner login name

I am attempting to connect RSA Archer (5.2) to an instance of SQL server 2008 r2 on WS 2008 R2. When Archer attempts it's initial connection I get - The ConnectString property has not been ...
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MySQL not responding, Writing to net status

I just had to reboot MySQL to regain access to some of my website. It had under 300MB of RAM used. Another product was working fine though, accessing it's own tables which are InnoDB. Here's the show ...
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Trying to install SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express

On a Wndows Server 2008 R2 64 bits, I installed Visual Studio 2010 Express, which installed a SQL Server 2008 Express: Trying to install a SQL Server Management Studio, first I'm required to ...
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Mysql 5.0 on Windows 2008

I have a problem with MySQL on Windows Server 2008 x64. This is the first time I've installed MySQL 5.5 with performance problems. I decided to go back to the older version that worked well with ...
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Can I install sql server on Win XP machine with user profile on D drive?

Is it possible to install sql server on a windows xp machine where the user profiles are created on a non system root directory, that is, on D drive rather than C drive? I am trying to install SQL ...
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Tutorial for installing and setting up 'streaming replication' with PostgreSQL on Windows XP

Please refer to the diagram in the link below. While looking at my goals. http://i.stack.imgur.com/GkVWb.png GOAL: Get PostgreSQL 9.1 running on 3 terminals on the 'on site' location. 'on ...
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MySQL SSL disabled on Windows

I want to enable an SSL connection to my database. I've created SSL certificates and so on, however SSL remains disabled: mysql> show variables like '%ssl%'; ...
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64 bit Postgres 9.1 Limitions on Windows 2008 R2?

When Deploying Postgres on Windows Server 2008 R2: Are there any limitations on windows that don't exist on Linux? Does the postgres scale in the same way on windows as it does on Linux? Is ...
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Appropriate Windows version for Mysql

I have a HP ProLiant DL380 G5 server and I would like to install mysql on it . My questions are: Which MySQL version should I install from this link for better performance, 32 bit or 64 bit? Which ...
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How to Prevent an Ever-Growing index file (MyISAM engine) From Causing Disk Fragmentation in Windows (NTFS partition)?

We have a keep-growing table which using MYISAM storage engine. Almost every half year, this table will crash, and need to be repaired. I checked the defragment result reported by windows ...
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Asynch Descriptor Resize explanation

What do asynch descriptor resize wait events mean on an Oracle 11g database running on Windows 2008 R2? According to My Oracle Support, this event applies to any platform, but the description ...
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Problems while building plpgsql_check on Windows

I try to build plpgsql_check extension by @PavelStehule (Erwin Brandstetter recommended it to me in this answer) on Windows XP 32bit with Visual Studio 2010 (I used this article as a manual). However, ...
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Upgrading using pg_upgrade on windows fails

When upgrading from postgres 9.2 to 9.3 by following the upgrade procedure found in PostgreSQL 9.3.4 documentation about pg_upgrade, the following command fails: RUNAS /USER:postgres "CMD.EXE" ...
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How to apply a patch to pgAdmin III 1.18.1 on Windows?

A follow-up question to this one: How to apply a patch in PostgreSQL on Windows? There is a lot of .patch files distributed everywhere, but no hints how to apply them (at least no hints that wouldn't ...
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High availability PostgreSQL 9.3 server on Windows

I'm trying to set up PostgreSQL 9.3 server in HA mode on 2 Windows servers. Final solution should be deployed to Microsoft azure network, so there are few limitations. Since Microsoft is doing ...
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MySql InnoDB tables are missing after restarting

I had a MySql database with a few InnoDB tables. After restarting the server, and starting MySql Server again, I connected to the MySql Server using MySql Workbench, and couldn't see the database at ...
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Problem setting MSDTC on client computer

I created an application that is making use of MSDTC (to open a transaction on multiple databases within the same MS SQL server), our local environment was setup successfully and both DTCPing, ...
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Oracle: How to find non-local (background) processes in Windows Machine

Following link advises to find non-local background processes and kill them using following bash script. Solution 1) : without shutdown anything just kill that database processes which are not ...
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mysql 5.1 — unknown variable 'basedir=c:/mysql/'

I recently changed the default port(3306) to another for mysql. I did it by changing the my.ini file and did restart of the server. No other changes were made whatsoever. When connecting using a GUI ...
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How do I add a database in IBM DB2

I'm supposed to migrate a MySQL database into IBM DB2, but I thought I'd take baby steps first before I do something like that. So for now, I'd just like to add a database. I'll admit that I have no ...
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Passing path from batch file to mysql [closed]

My batch file will contain some thing like this : set MUSER=root set MPASS=xprd123 set MHOST=172.33.49.55 set DB=DBName1 set MBIN=C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\bin ...
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Restoring Oracle prod backup to test server with new database name

I need to restore an Oracle production database (aaprod) to a test server that already is home to a test database (aatest) under a new name (bbtest). I have a cold backup of the production database ...
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Postgres 8.3 faster than 9.3?

Our software product currently ships on Windows 7 with Postgres 8.3 as its database. On a busy site, there may be 24 automated systems generating 100 rows (x100 columns) per minute, with 3-10 human ...
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PostgreSQL 9.3 on Ubuntu Server 12.04 v.s. MS SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows 7 Ultima

I have searched many articles in Google about the performance of PostgreSQL vs MS SQL 2008 R2 and found that many of those articles say the performance of PostgreSQL is better than that of MSSQL 2008 ...
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How do I backup a database from MySQL 32-bit and restore it to MySQL 64-bit?

I'm currently using MySQL version 5.0.16, on my local computer (which runs a 32-bit OS), for easier access while developing my program. Now that I'm ready to deploy my program, I'd like to test the ...
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Logging and saving user activity

Database:Oracle 11gR2 OS: Windows 2008 Server R2 I'm not trained DBA, just have to run things on an Oracle database temporarily, which is used to perform OLAP processes. I need to automatize user ...
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Are databases only growing in size?

Databases use the file system to store the data. As far as I know it is not possible to delete a record from a random access file. So does that mean that when we do a DELETE FROM TABLE the size of the ...
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Error: Unable to write inside TEMP environment variable path

I am installing PostgreSQL 9.2.4-1-windows.exe on Windows 7 64 with Service Pack 1. I get the following, rather famous it seems, error: There has been an error. Unable to write inside TEMP ...
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MySQL Cluster Setup for WAN on Windows

I would like to know whether replication or clustering for MySQL is it possible over a WAN environment? For example Site A and Site B are both at different remote place. Both have MySQL installed. ...