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Sql Exists clause

select * from product where productname in (select productname from product where ProductQty = 89) select * from product where exists (select ...
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Weird error on creating table and selecting rows from table

I have db and I am trying to create table called "sales_invoice_grid" I am having bellow scenarios: error 1: while creating the table "sales_invoice_grid" manually, it gives the message that it ...
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What order does Oracle's EXIST condition compare the sub-query results?

I know EXIST works better than IN for larger sub-queries because it checks each sub-query record individually and stops once a comparison is found. Let's say I can order the sub-query in a way to ...
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Exist on table from linked Server giving Error 4104

I am comparing two tables on different Servers and the query I am running looks like this: Select top 100 * From [ServerA].[MyDB].[dbo].[Table1] Where Exists( Select * from [ServerB].[TheirDB].[...
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MySQL under what scenario suitable to use WHERE EXISTS

I recently just noticed that WHERE EXISTS can slow down the operation badly. E.g. select SQL_NO_CACHE count(*) as aggregate from `table_1` where exists (select * from `table_2` ...
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Why my query does not return correct data (NORTHWIND)?

select * from orders o WHERE EXISTS ( select 1 from orders o2 where o2.EmployeeID = o.EmployeeID AND YEAR(o2.OrderDate) = 1997 and MONTH(o2.OrderDate) = 9 AND DAY(o2....
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Select only those records that have same multiple values for a particular column if it's existing?

Below is an example of my pricing_supports table have more than 3 milions rows. There some rows having same values in the first_origin_id, delivery_id fields. If there're records with same ...
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Update + where not exist

once again, I come here for your rescue. how can I improve a query like this for a table with 20 million rows? I'm trying to update a table, by using the date and getting the first date of ...
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Executing IF Exists condition

I have a sproc that scripts out permissions and in the process, I add a check to see if the object exists before dumping the results into a table. Then, I have another re-assign permissions sproc that ...
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How to check if all elements of an array exists in a table?

Lets take an array of ids of size n in the application level. for instance [132,3425,13,13,... 392] where n is bigger than 100k entries. Some of this entries are repeated. I need to check if all of ...
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SELECT SUM and remove similar rows

SELECT SUM(coins.available_supply * hist_all.price) AS market_cap_usd_all FROM coins LEFT JOIN hist_all ON coins.id = hist_all.coins_id WHERE hist_all.price != 0 AND (hist_all.second_coin = '...
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pg_restore ERROR: “Relation does not exist” and creating new database

I have made a backup of my specific tables that I want to restore into a new database using: call pg_dump -Fc -h server -d database -U user -p password -v -f dump.sql -t public.table1 -t public....
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Select number of times 2 specific values show up for one record id

I'm not sure my title above makes sense, so I'll try to clarify. I'm using SQL Server. I have a table called Orders that looks like this (truncated): Order_Number | SKU 1 | abc ...
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“FOR UPDATE” in an “EXISTS SELECT” statement

Is there any potential problem in using (in a transaction) SELECT EXISTS( SELECT * FROM mytable WHERE id=36 FOR UPDATE ) i.e. having SELECT ... FOR UPDATE within an EXISTS? MySQL does certainly ...
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Does the SQL Spec require a GROUP BY in EXISTS ()

Microsoft currently permits this syntax. SELECT * FROM ( VALUES (1) ) AS g(x) WHERE EXISTS ( SELECT * FROM ( VALUES (1),(1) ) AS t(x) WHERE g.x = t.x HAVING count(*) > 1 ); Notice ...
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Select Data from two tables ONLY IF ID on both tables are SAME

I need to select returns result SELECT wl.id FROM wishlist AS wl LEFT JOIN wishlist_products AS wp ON wl.id = wp.wishlist_id Only IF ALL of wp.product_id EXISTS in wishlist_products_bought....
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SQL Server OR operator causing massive loop join

The query below is very slow (running over a minute) and I have narrowed down the issue to the OR operator (...OR (EXISTS (SELECT...). I used live execution to verify that there is a nested loop join ...
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How to determine if a timestamp in one table is between two timestamps in a subquery of another table?

I have two tables - one titled "index" which contains the 'datetime' timestamp with time zone, and one titled "planning" which contains the 'start_time' and 'end_time' timestamps. Here are the schema ...
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Wrapping query in IF EXISTS makes it very slow

I have the below query : select databasename from somedb.dbo.bigtable l where databasename ='someval' and source <>'kt' and not exists(select 1 from dbo.smalltable c where c.source=l.source) ...
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Check if file exists in step in SQL

Need to create step in SQL job which check if file exist because if file exists it needed to be stop but if file not exist to continue with next step. xp_fileexist not allowed in sql query.
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Returning data based on if another column in another table is NULL

I'm trying to generate a list of data which is on completed status but has not been billed. I am able to produce a list of all completed orders however i am unable to remove the ones which have been ...
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How to check if a record is linked with two or more values in a left join

In MySQL, I have a table of products connected with a different table with categories. I often show the list by making a LEFT JOIN and GROUPING the results: e.g. LEFT JOIN gives me: Name | Category ...
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Howto combine UNION with EXISTS?

I have a query that looks like this: SELECT PubKey, Title FROM Publication UNION SELECT NoteKey, Title, FROM Note Which works fine. My trouble start when I try to add an EXIST to it: SELECT PubKey, ...
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IF EXISTS taking longer than embedded select statement

When I run the following code it takes 22.5 minutes and does 106million reads. However, if I run just the inner select statement by itself it only takes 15 seconds and does 264k reads. As a side note, ...
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Best practice between using LEFT JOIN or NOT EXISTS

Is there a best practice between using a LEFT JOIN or a NOT EXISTS format? What is benefit to using one over the other? If none, which should be preferred? SELECT * FROM tableA A LEFT JOIN tableB B ...
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Select all from A where attribute exists in B [closed]

I have a question involving relational algebra. Suppose I have two relations A and B, where B has a foreign key that references A. Using relational algebra, how do I select all tuples from A where ...
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Full text search on two tsvector columns

I'm trying to do a full text search across two columns of two separate tables in PostgreSQL 9.4.2. The tables and columns are: article.article_title keyword.keyword Where there is a many-to-many ...
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How does 'exists' affect output

I previously asked a question about how to organize a long search query. I have taken it apart. I am presently attempting to understand the function of some of its parts. Specifically, I am ...
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MS Access: adding column if not exist (or try/catch it)

this is an easy question, but I can't find out the solution... I have to check if a column exists and add it if the test is negative. How can I do with only sql code? This is the syntax for SQL ...
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Helpme undestand MDX exists function

After spend almost decade in OLTP world I got the courage to try to build my first CUBE. I installed VS2012 and created Business Intelligence -> Analysis Services. I did build Data Source Views, Cube ...
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Determine existence in recursive working table

I have a query that needs to check for existence of each input row type in another table, but it is unnecessary and inefficient to check for existence of subsequent rows of the same row type if one is ...
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How can I create a bool column for a view based on the result of a statement?

I'm using PostgreSQL as my database. CREATE TABLE groups ( id SERIAL NOT NULL, name TEXT NOT NULL, PRIMARY KEY (id), UNIQUE (name) ); CREATE TABLE users ( id ...
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Use if exists in postgresql [closed]

I know about the exists feature, but that does not help me with the given situation. What I want is: Check if some row exists, and if exists then check for an another row if row exists. Here's ...
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Performance of checking for data in related tables

NB: this question is purely academic / to help improve my understanding of SQL Server performance. Given a master table which relates to one or more other tables, how would you determine the best ...