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The `WHERE` clause is used to specify criterion for retrieval or modification of rows from objects in a database.

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Using renamed Column in WHERE clause with Comparison Operator

Question: show all jobs where max salary stays under 10000 even with a 25% increase. This is my first week learning SQL so I don’t know very much yet but this is my statement: SELECT job_title, ...
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Why my simple searching query is too slow?

I don't know why searching in my "cities" table is so slow. My query looking for a table "cities" located about 25km from the city. I use this simple query and the database takes ...
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Filter by field, and if zero results then filter by other field

How should a WHERE clause be constructed, such that: It filters by a certain field If there are zero results for filtering by the aforementioned field, then it filters by another field? For example, ...
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Sum of Total per Client

I want to know the total of each product that each customer has bought and I don't know how to add the total per customer. The tables are as follows: CREATE TABLE CLIENTES -- Customers ( CODIGO ...
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Why does a MySQL 'where' clause with Index make a SUM query slower?

I have a table with 5 million records. Table columns are id, customer_id, status, and amount. When I run a query without Index(status), SELECT SUM(amount) FROM `game_results` WHERE `status` = 1 the ...
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Return all archive records when any one record meets criteria

I want to get all archive records related a transfer ID where at least one archive record has a date in the report month (in this case September). The Archive Table SELECT PTA.PlnndTrnsfrID, PTA....
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SQL having clause

I was studying about the having clause when I came across this website. The last two lines of this article have made me puzzled. Similar to the WHERE clause, the HAVING clause requires that the ...
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Having trouble with where subquery count

Assume all of the table and field names are correct. I've tried this a few different ways but this is the only that makes sense needing the join in both. This is the question: SQL query to get the ...
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What are the more important columns to include in NONCLUSTERED INDEX - from Group by or Where?

I am thinking about adding a NONCLUSTERED INDEX to a table in SQL Server 2016. I found that most queries refers to WHERE clause like: WHERE varcharColumn <> '' and varcharColumn2 = '2' and ...
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How to join two tables in sql server? [closed]

I need some help i have a query, struggling to use join and database is sql server. Below is my table definition. // sql server query SELECT TOP 1000 [Station Code] ,[Transaction Code] ...
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Given a table with date_time column, how to run a query using only the date

I have a DB with a table which has a column datetime Date_Time. The format of this is for example: 2021-09-01 13:15:16. I would like to set a query that is indipendent of the time but just consider ...
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Creating a report with multiple sub-reports, grouped on one field - Microsoft Access 365

I am trying to create an MS Access Report (Microsoft Office 365) with more than 1 subreport, to be grouped under a field called "City". The report is based on a linked table and the sub-...
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Is it possible to nest CASE-statement into WHERE clause?

I am developing an application with FastAPI. It contains a function that brings two variables into a SQL query using the sqlalchemy.sql.text as shown here. SELECT ATTR3 FROM TABLE WHERE ATTR1 = ...
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Adding new user info to current old user accounts

Hey all so I have a database that has been up and running for a few months now. I had a request to add the users First and Last name as well as their organization. This was easy enough to do for NEW ...
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How does MySQL handle indexes and where clauses with joins

I am querying large tables with joins and where conditions. An example query: SELECT * FROM forename JOIN forenameLength ON forenameLength.nameRef = forename.nameRef WHERE forename.placeRef = 18000 ...
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Complex `where` dramatically affects query performance

There are much more complex queries running on these tables that are much faster but this one takes 90+ seconds to run. What am I doing wrong here? How can this be improved? SELECT r.id ...
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PostgreSQL - Dynamic filter expression

Given a simple function (SQL for the sake of example, can be plpgsql) CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION dynamic_filter( f INT[] DEFAULT NULL ) RETURN INT[] LANGUAGE SQL AS $$ SELECT ARRAY_AGG(val) ...
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Under what circumstances would these 3 queries return different number of results?

Hello I have the following question: Query 1: SELECT b.id,     (     SELECT SUM(cb.invoice_amount) AS sum     FROM payment_lines cb     WHERE cb.batch_id = b.id     ) AS batch_total_invoice_amount ...
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Subquery with variable in where

I don't know why but if I do the subquery where in the first LEFT JOIN with the value of the variable @id it does not return any results, it is as if the value of @id was always null. But why not do ...
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Update field with the longest varchar field

I need to update on of the varchar fields in a table, but only the record that is the longest varchar (has the most data in it.). I could easily find it with this query: SELECT TOP(1) options FROM ...
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Unknown column in 'where clause' when using an alias for a subquery in MySQL

This simple query: select exam.id as exam_id, (select count(*) from dataset where dataset.id = exam.id) as n_dataset from exam where n_dataset = 0 returns the following error: ERROR 1054 (42S22) at ...
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Is there any better way to list all the databases in Postgres except database named postgres?

SELECT datname FROM pg_database WHERE datistemplate = false AND datallowconn = true And datname NOT IN ('postgres') Using the code above, I get all the databases except postgres as shown in the image ...
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Materialized view logs — with condition?

I've created materialized view logs on a WORKORDER table in an Oracle 19c database. create materialized view log on my_workorder_system.workorder with rowid; The plan is to integrate the WORKORDER ...
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Check the result of a math expression in mysql

Let's say I have a table, which has four columns (a, b, oper and c) and some primary key column. oper means arithmetic operation (+ - * /) here. a b oper c ------------- 2 3 + 5 4 2 / 3 ...
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Where Clause for Results Appearing after Occurence

I'm wondering if it's possible to find records that only appear after the first occurrence of a where clause. I'm currently using PostgreSQL for this example but something not PostgreSQL specific ...
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(Beginner) MYSQL: What can I do about this where statement?

Suppose I have some table named tableA and column1 in tableA has some null values and strings. Also suppose I had created some temporary table named tempTable that has only 1 column. And that 1 column ...
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Need to filter by month

I am using SQL Server Management Studio. I am trying to filter by month using dtm DATETIME as my format XX/XX/XXXX. I am very new to SQL, so I was trying to just filter by the month of January 01 with ...
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Does using inequality (<>) or NOT in where clause lead to SQL ignoring the index?

I found this article that talks about avoiding using <> operator in where clause because optimizer ignores the index. https://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertutorial/3203/avoid-using-not-equal-in-...
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Function that loops through array parameter values to build multiple WHERE clauses (postgres 11.4)

I have been iterating on an idea presented by Rob Conery in his excellent post to generate monthly reports using PostgreSQL Views. My version required the View to be refactored into a Function as I ...
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CASE in WHERE clause - retuns a single-row result instead of 4 rows?

Everyone, I do not want to bother you with the whole tables schema so I will paste a couple of screenshot only so that my question becomes clear - I need to show all projects that are related to ...
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Inconsistent ResultSet from Procedure with Variables

I'm working on building a procedure with two inputs, and the Syntax checks out, but the result-set is not consistent with the logic. In this question, there are in actual fact two questions. Number 1 ...
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How does adding LIMIT work with Where conditions in mysql?

In my database, there is only one record which satisfies the condition iv_title = 'ball skills'. Now I'm executing the following query : SELECT * FROM `imageAndVideo` WHERE `iv_title` = '...
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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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How to check other table for value during insert

In PostgreSQL is it possible to check another table's data to see if there is data that fits a certain condition during an INSERT statement? I have attempted to use WHERE NOT EXISTS as I want to not ...
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How to use WHERE condition when using ON clause [closed]

I have looked at similar posts and have tried them but dint seem to work. In the below query on a MSSQL 2015 database, I need to filter out inactive users. That is, only return results where 'Active' =...
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Performance of query from this schema

Essentially all comments are stored in this schema (dbml) table comments { commentID BINARY(16) [not null] //UUID post_date timestamp postID BINARY(16) [not null] //UUID has_reply bool [...
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Speed up query on large MySQL table

SELECT property, geo, stars FROM table WHERE SUBSTRING_INDEX(geo, '>', 3) LIKE '%$mylocation%' ...loop to show results geo column has values like - Spain>Canary Islands>Lanzarote>Some ...
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UPDATE with too much values at IN state takes too long

I have the next query: UPDATE plates_owners SET deleted=1 WHERE plate_id=4748 AND branch_id IN (23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36,37,38,39,40,42,43,46,47,48,64,79,82,83,102,103,130,169,209,...
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Perform TABLESAMPLE with WHERE clause in PostgreSQL

I want to use TABLESAMPLE to randomly sample from rows that meet a certain condition with PostgreSQL. This runs fine: select * from customers tablesample bernoulli (1); But I cannot figure out how ...
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How to select Overdue Rows with Date Frequencies?

+------------------------+--------+ | Invoice_id | due_date | amount | +-------------+----------+--------+ | 20 |2020-01-18| 1250 | +-------------+----------+--------+ | 21 |2020-...
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Can't manage to work with comparing days

In a table with persons and their birthdays, the ones whose birthday is in less than 7 days need to be displayed. I found some answers on the Internet but they all are at least 5 years ago with ...
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Select Rows From One Table, Where Matching Rows in Another Table Has Empty Column

I have multiple Postgres tables that look like the following. They are generated on a daily basis, so each just represents the data that was processed for that day: data_20200113 +-----------+-------...
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bridge table joined table have both the keys equal to both the keys

SELECT DISTINCT i0.id, i0.name FROM main_table AS i0 RIGHT OUTER JOIN "bridge_table" AS i3 ON i3."main_table_id" = i0."id" RIGHT OUTER JOIN "other_table" AS r4 ON i3."other_table_id" ...
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Time interval is returning all records or no records

I am trying to run a query to return records in the last 24 hours and following the instructions here: time interval tutorial After running the query at 18:30 UTC, my query looks as follows: RETURN ...
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Null check condition in Where clause

DECLARE @SubDesc1 nvarchar(100) SET @SubDesc1 = null I would like to do something like that. Query 1 SELECT * From Table1 where Category = 'Category1' AND [Description] ='ABC' AND ...
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Does range improve match operation and which runs first, range or match

I am using MySQL version 5.6.10 I have a very very large table large_table and a relatively small table small_table The small_table has only the records of the date 2019-11-20 There is a column I ...
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select subquery condition in where statement

I am getting this error: ORA-06550: line 43, column 16: ORA-00904: "STOCK_BALANCE": invalid identifier ...for the following query: select PARTY_ID, PARTY_NAME, IT_ID, IT_ID ||...
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How to avoid tons of lower(column) in WHERE clause for several LIKE comparisons?

I've got to filter data in a string column and thus need to compare the column using NOT LIKE with a bunch of strings. I'm using SQL Server and my code looks like this: SELECT history.date, ...
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How to use comma separated columns in CASE WHEN Statement?

I am trying to add below CASE WHEN Statement in SQL WHERE Clause, But SQL Server not allowing me to do so. All column used are of same Data Types but still its giving me error, Can anyone please check ...
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WHERE IN subquery too slow

I have a FULLTEXT search on the database, with the WHERE IN condition which checks that search results exists in another table. The query takes more than 1 hour to complete (companies table has 67k ...
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