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Can I make a parameterized equality based condition in the where clause of a SQL statement always true

I have a series of queries which depend on a where clause which looks like the following: where a = <a> and b = <b> and c = <c> and d = <d> The angular brackets ...
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Why does pg_stat_statement need to be included in shared_preload_libraries?

I am working on AWS RDS Postgres v9.6, and also v14. I noticed that in our shared_preload_libraries parameter, we have pg_stat_statement included. I don't understand why that needs to be there. In the ...
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Unknown column in field list MariaDB

I am using PHPMyAdmin and MariaDB and get this weird error as mentioned in the title. CALL log_total_outstanding(@message); MySQL said: Documentation #1054 - Unknown column 'time' in 'field list' I ...
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Named parameters in queries for SQL Server

ALL, I'm trying to find a proper syntax to do the following: SELECT a, b, c FROM foo WHERE foo.id = :id; (the query above is written as in SQLite). The "normal" query would be written as: ...
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Pentaho does not read sql script (csv)

I was trying to use a different sql script for one job. For doing this i need to pass the script by file csv, so i set the script like a variable and then i make a transformation that "copy to ...
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SqlCommand using Parameters but still it is creating Multiple Plans for One Query

I have the below code, I'm using parameters, but still it is generating many Duplicate SQL Execution Plans. What is wrong and how it can be fixed, please? string cmdString = @"INSERT INTO ...
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Column name as an argument of the function called in the trigger (PostgreSQL)

I looked at all similar questions, but it seems I didn't have enough knowledge to apply them to my issue. Take a look at the following code. The bottom line is that I have a function that updates the ...
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How can I configure Automatic Memory Management for certain target values?

I am a little confused about the Oracle Database configuration. My server: Operating system: Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit RAM: 40GB Oracle: Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.2.0) 64bit My aim: Oracle ...
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load text file into db using temp variable as place holder for complex column value

Assume I have a text file with tab terminated fields as below. Where value in row m, column n as vmn. Vmn is a string which could wrapped in double quota. Generally this string variable could have ...
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Handling optional parameters in stored procedure

I have a stored procedure, say "Test" with an optional parameter @Param1 int = NULL. In the procedure, the value of @Param1 is used to update the value of some column in some table, if the ...
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Precautions before relocating the RMAN backups?

To preface... I have mentioned this before in a previous question, but I'll add it again: Our Senior Oracle DBA has just recently passed away, and I've been taking over. My level of experience is just ...
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Forced Parameterization generating duplicate plans

https://www.brentozar.com/pastetheplan/?id=H1qoS7BSu I am using Azure SQL 18 vCore db with Forced Parameterization, and MAXDOP 8. The vCore count may change much lower for other dbs but for the same ...
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Pass variable as an input argument to a function inside another function in PostgreSQL

I am new to PostgresQL and having some trouble in feeding a function with a variable from an outer function. (maybe it is not possible...) Inside a function I am trying to assign a value from calling ...
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How to execute a trigger procedure with an expression as an argument?

How can I pass an expression as an argument when calling a trigger function? create trigger my_trigger after insert on my_table for each row execute function trigger_job( 'job_name', (...
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What C# type is the correct representation for DB2 UDB boolean?

The project that I work on uses IBM.Data.DB2 nuget package for its data layer. I need to call into utl_mail.send_attach_varchar2 stored procedure on the DB2 side. It has a boolean parameter att_inline ...
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How to define a parameter that will be used as an IN argument inside a function?

I want to make a function that receives two parameters. The first one represents the salaries from a group of employees, and second one, the codes from a group of departments. Both, P_IN_SALARIES and ...
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What parameters should be modified after upgrading RAM memory in Oracle server

I have a linux server (rhel4) with oracle 9i (9.2.0.8) to which we have recently upgraded the RAM memory from 4G to 16G. I would like to know what server parameters I should modify and even more what ...
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Passing parameters for dynamic SQL in a function

I am trying to create a function which will dynamically create a unique table name, populate the table with a result set returned from another function, and return the table name to the caller. In ...
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Is there any way in Postgres to parameterise a procedure for sort order column, when the columns are of different types?

I am trying to write a function which does (some complex stuff) and returns the results in different orders based on a parameter. A simplified version would look something like this: CREATE OR REPLACE ...
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Why doesn't the $1 syntax work for all queries?

I tried to do this: COPY postgres_log FROM $1 WITH csv; And with a separately sent file path, like I make all normal queries (SELECT/UPDATE/INSERT/DELETE). However, it gives: ERROR: syntax error at ...
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Query returns NULL - Oracle

I've an Oracle query where I need to get some data on the basis of some records (strings). I am using IN clause and query is working fine in TOAD with hardcoded data. But when I run that query through ...
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How to write correct array string parameter for mysql query?

I'm trying to put up a correct string to pass as a parameter to a simple query. Correct query that returns records: SELECT id_s FROM group_of_id_s WHERE date IN ('2020-08-01','2020-08-01','2020-08-02',...
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How to capture runtime parameters with extended event?

I use rpc_completed event in order to capture executed sprocs. I am also to view the statement and passed parameters by using the following way: right-click extended event -> Watch Live Data and ...
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In a Postgres function, how to skip expressions if input value is null?

I have a working function. But it only works if I literally supply both the city and country variables. CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION gridref_by_address(city text, country text) RETURNS SETOF ...
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Hash join hint returns an error when using local variable

The query below is using the StackOverflow2010 sample database: DECLARE @Id INT = 18471 SELECT c.UserId FROM dbo.Comments AS c INNER HASH JOIN dbo.Users AS u ON c.UserId = u.Id AND c.UserId = @Id ...
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sp_executesql: what can be parameterized

Is there a definitive list published showing what can and cannot be parameterized in a call to sp_executesql. For example, predicates can, table names cannot. Number of rows in TOP can: exec ...
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More than 64 parameters to WHERE IN sentence makes MSSQL reading far too many rows

I have some queries where I need to get more than 64 specific rows, like this example with 65 IDs. TableID is primary key, type BigInt. SELECT * FROM TableA WHERE TableID IN (260905384, ...
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Create function with a parameter, which will become the part of IN (1, 2, 3) clause

Following is the part of function declaration. Unfortunately it doesn't work the way I would like it to. CREATE FUNCTION my_cool_func(some_parameter INTEGER, some_other_parameter INTEGER[]) RETURNS ...
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Retrieving the value of $1, $2 etc. from a Postgres Query

I am currently trying to update/modify a number of SQL queries on a system that does not have any internal Documentation (Developer left on short notice and on bad terms). I have enabled Query ...
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Why does this stored proc cause a clustered index scan, but seek when using OPTION RECOMPILE?

I think I may know the answer based on my research, but am looking for confirmation on how/why the engine compiles the plan the way it does with Parameters being passed in: @ID int ,@OtherID INT ...
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SSRS report does not work with multiple parameters

My data set has the following where clause: WHERE a11.PDPOID LIKE '%' + @POID + '%' My parameter @POID properties are set to single value. The report works, but if I change the parameter properties ...
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Parameterized Dynamic TSQL - Dynamic Parameters

We have a situation where effectively the same report is requested by different customers but they: Don't want all the columns Want the columns in a different order than we naturally have them Want ...
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Mysterious procedure calls without parameters - but no exceptions generated

I've been tracing a handful of stored procedures with EventClass RPC:Completed that are intermittently called from .Net SqlClient Data Provider without required parameters - just "exec SprocName". ...
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Stored Procedure - Reseed Identity

I have a bunch of LU tables that have values added and deleted all the time. Therefore, I figured writing a quick stored procedure would serve me well and then can call the stored procedure on another ...
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Mysql Command line Parameter passing to sql file

In windows mysql(5.7 version), I want to run mysql commmand using command line for .sql file as input . Also i was to pass some variable whose value should get used in .sql file. somehow I am not able ...
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Forced Parameterization and CASE statements

We have an application which uses an ORM which does not (easily) support parameterized queries. To combat this, I have enabled Forced Parameterization on our database (SQL2008 R2) in order to avoid ...
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ORA-48108 / ORA-48140 / ORA-48187 - diagnostic_dest value error(s) - init files / control files

This is all testing / training - none of this is related to a production env Using ORACLE DB 12c + UNIX/LINUX 64-bit on an VM. . Hi Guys! I am running in the below error(s) and seem unable to ...
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How does query parameters work under the hood?

I thought about how can it work under the hood and I came with an idea Db engine receives query with parameters and also defined values of those parameters SQL is being parsed into syntax tree like ...
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alternatives to passing temp table as a parameter to a stored procedure

some time ago I was developing a simple procedure to get the database sizes on a particular server. Here it is the procedure: USE MASTER GO ALTER PROCEDURE dbo.sp_getDBSpace @Radhe sysname=null, ...
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Unfamiliar syntax - Query with Parameters in Braces at the beggining

I have run sp_WhoIsActive on one of our servers using the following syntax: sp_whoisactive @get_plans = 1, @show_sleeping_spids = 0, @get_outer_command = 1, @get_locks = 1 and found a spid with the ...
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How to pass an array to a plpgsql function with VARIADIC parameter

I am trying to define a plpgsql function in Postgresql 10 with several parameters, including an array. I have already defined the function CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION mix_table_fields(...
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Why are there multiple plans for query under forced parameterization?

I see the following query in an Azure SQL Database (that has Forced Parameterization = FORCED, Parameter Sniffing = ON, and Query Optimizer Fixes = ON) from within Query Store: delete from [...
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How to pass an array of arguments to User Defined Aggregate in SQL Server

I have a custom aggregation (UDA) and I want to pass an array of arguments like so: select dbo.MyAggregation( t.type, N'My aggregation property', t.param1, t.param2, t.param3 ) from ...
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Enable or disable a task based on parameter

I have an SSIS package called Main_Flow that executes several other packages in order. What I'd like to do is to somehow parametrise the enabling/disabling of packages in the main flow. This way I ...
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Is there a way to change the compaction throughput via startup options in Cassandra?

We are currently running a Cassandra cluster in K8S containers as Stateful sets. We're considering exposing the config file but we would like to know if perhaps we can provide this value as a startup ...
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Parameterized query creating many plans

I have some queries that are parameterized, but they are still creating a new execution plan each time. I am using SQL Server 2016. Queries are like: (@P1 varchar(1043),@P2 varchar(6)) UPDATE table ...
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SSRS - select where parameter and fixed value

So there is a lot of stuff about using SSRS parameters to select multiple values but nothing about using both a parameter and a fixed value using the in select statement. So what I'm trying to do is ...
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"column ... does not exist" error when calling an SQL procedure (new in PostgreSQL 11)

Using PostgreSQL 11 Beta 2, a very simple trading_holiday table is created in the config schema: DROP TABLE IF EXISTS config.trading_holiday; CREATE TABLE config.trading_holiday ( id smallint ...
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Can't find compiled parameters values in the plan cache

I have found, through the query store, a query that's performing on average 297582 logical reads. I wanted to see if I was able to tune that query a bit, and after that, try to execute the query ...
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Passing value of datatype interval in parametrized query

The context is connecting to a Postgres db from a rest server. To consider a hypothetical representative example: I would like to be able to get a list of names where the account creation date is ...
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