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Command line command to read Oracle Database export Success Message In log File

We have several oracle 19c servers with daily exports. I would like to find a way to run a command to read the export log file to find the success message for the day. e.g. I would like to putty into ...
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Is there a short script to safely perform a major-release upgrade on a postgreSQL docker container?

The question specifically focuses on the assumed required upgrade of the data structures when stepping up to the next or even latest major release. I know it usually involves dumping the data before ...
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Script to get definitions of table types and Sequences

I need to get the definition of some objects in the SQL server. I got the definitions of stored procedures, functions, views and triggers from sys.sql_modules. But, I don't know how to get that of ...
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Run PSQL command from bash script

I would like to know how to run \du within a script, and output that to a file. Something like the following: # some_script.sh psql <database connection> & \du > output_of_du.txt I can ...
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How to query 30k of entries from an external data source by script

I have a SQL query which works for single checks: SELECT trans_id from schema.table where trans_id like '%<trans_id>%' There're might be better approaches to query for, but that's not the point. ...
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Run both of "DROP DATABASE" and "CREAT DATABASE" in CLI with "-c" option of psql of Postgresql

When debugging programs, I need to frequently drop a database of Postgresql, and then re-create it again. To convenient, I want to execute this in a single command line like following: psql -c "...
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Create dadabase with spesific encoding from shell script

I want to create a database from shell script, I add this line to my script psql -c 'CREATE DATABASE template1 WITH OWNER = postgres ENCODING = 'LATIN1' TABLESPACE = pg_default LC_COLLATE = "...
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Executing Cassandra pod CQL queries from shell script, using shell variables with kubectl exec

I have a repetitive task that I do while testing which entails connecting to a cassandra pod and running a couple of CQL queries. Here's the "manual" approach: On cluster controller node, I ...
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How to set the sqlcmd.exe exit code?

The script needs to test to see if a backup table already exists and stop if it does. This is to prevent overwriting a backup already created. The following will stop further script execution (but not ...
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Script server level user securables onto another server

I have restored a backup of the live DB on a test SQL Server VM. Then I scripted the server level SQL users and restored them on the test SQL Server and fixed the orphaned user situation. But the user ...
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How to use psql command with no password prompt? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write shell script to avoid entering password every time while login to psql.
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Scalar function parses and runs in SSMS, incorrect syntax in ScriptDOM

I'm preparing the Database migration from compatibility level 140 (SQL Server 2017) to level 150 (SQL Server 2019). As part of the preparation, Data Migration Assistant (DMA) has been run and it found ...
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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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Postgres how do return a message if no results for SELECT query

Have been trying to work out how to return a message if the result is empty. I am running a select statement as below: select * from maxIDValue where max_value > 1000000 order by max_value desc; I ...
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Cannot script stored procedure while restoring another copy of current db

I have some large DB that I need to restore to another db from time to time, this process take some time to conclude. The annoying thing I found out in last version of SSMS is that I cannot script any ...
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Oracle: Simple way to compare all objects of a schema in two databases?

I'm attempting to compare all objects of two schemas located in two different databases. I know there may be ways to do this with TOAD and SQL Developer, but is there another way to do this by script ...
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How to generate constraint sql?

I'm looking for a method that can generate the creating sql, like PgAdmin's SQL tab while having selected the constraint. (how pg admin does it?) I want to implement a generic method that can drop and ...
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Read and Get Data from ExcelFile using powershell

I'm starting with powershell and this time. I have to read all the values from a excel file In this case from a specific sheet. The ultimate goal of this task is to get the values from two columns and ...
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Space estimates for each table if compression is removed

I am trying to gather space estimates if compression is removed from tables in a database. I started with a temp table and generated statements to execute sp_estimate_data_compression_savings as ...
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how do you escape single quotes in a mysql script?

I need to create a trigger via mysql script CREATE TRIGGER sync_new_oauth_sessions AFTER INSERT ON oauth_sessions FOR EACH ROW BEGIN SET @s = 'INSERT INTO oauth_sessions_new(id, client_id, ...
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MySQL dump to MariaDB issue with collation

I have a django app running on a staging server (windows server 2012) with a MariaDB database. I have a git hook running mysqldump locally when I push to the staging branch. On the server I have a ...
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Oracle database 12C restore script

i'm trying to create backup restore script . in short my backup script creating new directory every day from the operating system level and then backup the database using the directory created i tried ...
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What does this statement mean: SELECT ... COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS AS [-‌- Logins To Be Created --]

What does this statement mean? SELECT ... COLLATE SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS AS [-- Logins To Be Created --] It is part of a script I'm trying to adapt for listing out the SQL Server logins in an ...
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Silence Sqlplus Login Message but Retain Echo

Running a series of automated checks on our databases for the security folks checking our STIG compliance. Mostly simple stuff like certain parameters turned off, etc. We're in the stone ages, so this ...
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History of actions that occured on a table in SQL Server

I am running a shell script that runs insert, update, delete queries on a table in an SQL Server DB. Is there a way to get a history of all transactions that happened on the table to validate that ...
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Take a "slice" of a SQL Server database: for all tables, get only the rows that join (directly or indirectly) to a specific row

For audit purposes, I'm trying to obtain a copy/export of a DB but including only the rows from each table that have relevance to a small collection of rows in some table. So every row of every table ...
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How to script server level objects in sql server?

I regularly do sql server installations (mainly sql server 2016), in virtual machines or otherwise, and I have a bunch of things like permissions, and linked servers and endpoints that I have mostly ...
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Shell Script to kill slow running Mongo Queries

I need to create a shell script that finds and kills long running mongo queries more than a specified threshold e.g. 15sec I plan to use db.currentOp(); and db.killOp(); to find and kill queries but I ...
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How to simulate slow queries on MongoDB

I need to write a shell script that finds and kills long running mongodb queries, but I don't have access to the database that runs slow queries, how to I simulate running slow queries on my local ...
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Appropriate language to write a Script that Kills Long running query MongoDB

I want to create a script that kills queries when they reach specific time threshold, I will be using db.currentOp() method to get information about currently running queries, and use db.killOp to ...
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cloning foreign keys after prod-dev wipe

I am currently using mariadb, and I am working with quite a bit of data. we are creating nightly wiped clones of our production database, so our devs have a fresh copy without any customer data. I am ...
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I need a script to cycle all tables in postgres to analyze if needed

I need a script to cycle all tables in postgres to analyze if needed. Something like: create or replace PROCEDURE analyze_all_tables () language plpgsql as $$ declare q TEXT; r RECORD;...
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DB2, How to save all stored procedures as files

How does one extract all stored procedures from a DB2 schema as individual files (without using Data Studio so it can be scripted). I need them all so I can uploaded to source control. I have found ...
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Keeping the same order of selected records while inserting to another table

I am running a below query in big query insert into `test-project.temp_test_dataset.cluster_records` (pm,col1,col2,col3,total) select pm,col1,col2,col3,total from ( select 'ingest' as pm,col1,col2,...
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Where can I find SQL Developer Database examples (scripts) to add data to practice?

Where can I find SQL Developer Database examples (scripts) to add data to practice? I require SQL scripts that will add tables and data on those tables in order to practice with Power Bi.
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Postgresql Backup all databases separate files

I need to create an automatic backup of all databases from PostgreSQL (running on a Windows machine). I need to know if it is possible to get a backup of all databases but in separate files. Using ...
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SQL Server Command Line Install - How to change the edition?

I am creating a script to install SQL Server via the command line. I cannot see a way to choose the edition I want to install. The GUI on my install media offers Evaluation, Developer or Express: (...
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How to save Outlook attachment in a drive with a new name and overwrite if it already exists? [closed]

I am using below VBA script to download attachments from email and save it to my windows directory. I need help to modify this script - 1) to save rename the attachment before saving it 2) Overwrite ...
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Oracle - Delete dmp files from ASM diskgroup

I want to delete my export files daily from ASM diskgroup with a crontab job. I want to prepare a script for it. ASMCMD> ls exp1.dmp exp2.dmp exp3.dmp exp4.dmp ASMCMD> pwd +DATA/EXP How ...
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Error "the system cannot find the file specified" when opening a large SQL Server file

I have generated the script of my whole SQL Server database into a file and it's more than 36 GB. When I try to open it, I get the following error: The system cannot find the file specified. At ...
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How to shutdown and startup a database to delete datafiles in between

OS: Windows 10 Professional / DBMS: Oracle 18c XE How would one approach the issue of losing a connection while shutting down the database? I would like to have one script which deletes datafilepaths ...
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Generate SQL scripts in powershell

I want to be able to generate simple repetitive scripts in SQL using Powershell as the scripting language. For example, If I want to generate a SQL GRANT command for every table in a database, and ...
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How to quote a SQL*Plus identifier in a bash script?

I get "ORA-00904: "MEMORY_TARGET": invalid identifier" no matter how I try to quote the identifier in the following command: MEMORY_TARGET=$(su - orat01 -c " echo 'select ...
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generated column in mySQL workbench

I am a beginner and start designing small database. I've found that to automatically generate value from the table, I can either use a trigger or compute them when forward engineering. Therefore, I've ...
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What does "psql: /usr/pgsql-11/lib/libpq.so.5: no version information available (required by psql)" actually mean?

I have a question regarding following output: [nikola@192 ~] $ sudo su - postgres [postgres@192 ~] $ psql dvdrental postgres psql: /usr/pgsql-11/lib/libpq.so.5: no version information available (...
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How to change user running audits mssql

I've been tasked with setting up our SQL server audits - despite having never done this before. So please forgive a really basic question. I setup a specific user, sqlAudits, that I would like to own ...
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PostgreSQL - How to list all foreign key link to Primary key of a table

I have a table res_users with primary key id I would like to list all the foreign key link to id from all the tables in my database.
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output psql results and errors to a file

I want to display the results of psql queries on a file.In the log just the name DO for the anonymous Bloc is being displayed. The following is being executed from a shell script file : psql --host=...
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Shell script - psql run multiple statements from a variable one by one in one transaction

Im preparing a shell script to generate analyze command and all the commands will go to a variable. echo $analyze_query analyze tbl1; analyze tbl2; analyze tbl3; Now I want to run one by one, and ...
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how to script out proxy accounts?

I have servers where I use proxy accounts to run ETL processes or even to backup SSAS databases using powershell through a job. I can see what AD Accounts are related to my proxies: use msdb go ...

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