Database language for managing data in relational database management systems (RDBMS). Note that each database implements SQL with slight variations. Please remember to tag with your specific database as well, e.g. [tag:mysql], [tag:postgres], [tag:mssql], [tag:oracle]

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How to secure certain files on a vmware based DAAS provider? [duplicate]

Most Desktop As A Service providers store their virtual hard drives in a way that allows them to access their contents. Of course choosing a provider who offers a 'no-knowledge of server' option ...
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SQL Server : Improve SIMPLE SELECT to retun 2 LAC Rows faster?

We have a stored procedure in which we are creating a temp table which has more than 200,000 rows with 30 columns (2 of DATETIME, 4 of INT, 5 of [numeric](20, 3) and rest of VARCHAR(500) data types. ...
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SQL Named Pipes across Site to Site VPN

Running into SQL issues and I can find the exact problem already posted here on SF. I have a SQL server running on a 192.168.16.x subnet on one side of a site to site VPN. I have a workstation on a ...
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SQL error log can't create/write to file

I'm quite new to server administration but a keen learner, so if I miss anything or you need any extra info let me know and I'll do my best to provide it ASAP :) I'm running WordPress on a developer ...
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SQL: name without a login name

I have noticed that when I open SQL server enterprise manager and I navigate to the list of users under a specific DB, I found users with"Name" but some have no "Login Name" value. What does this ...
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Does converting a disk from basic to dynamic require a reboot?

I'm finding conflicting info on converting a disk from basic to dynamic and have a few questions. Will it require a reboot? The server with the disk in question is hosting SQL Server 2008 R2, and ...
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Why I can't execute SQL query on Amazon Redshift from VPC private instance?

I have an instance in a private subnet in an Amazon VPC. This instance uses a NAT to access the Internet. I use the Redshift JDBC driver to connect to a cluster hosted in the same region as my VPC ...
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IIS logparser - Count distinct from cs-uri-query?

I need to count how many DIFFERENT MAC´s that have accessed my IIS webserver and have a state value of 1. The "MAC" adress and the "state" value are in the actual query (cs-uri-query) So the log can ...
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DBLIB PDO driver keeps failing when trying to connect/query Microsoft Azure SQL database

So I'm using Linux (ubuntu) and I'm trying to connect to a Microsoft Azure SQL database. Server information: The server address is a1a1a1a1a1.database.windows.net (a1a1a1a1a1 is a placeholder for ...
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Sending Email from SQL Server Agent scheduled job

I've scheduled a job in SQL Server Agent that sends the result of a query in an email. If I execute the stored procedure from SSMS, it works fine. But the SQL Server Agent is not able to send emails. ...
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Third-party SSD solutions in ProLiant Gen8 servers

I was wondering if anyone had any specific experience using Intel DC3700 SSDs (or similar) in the HP (DL380p) Gen8 servers? I'm upgrading a set of database servers that use direct-attached storage. ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 database connection problems

I'm having some problems with a legacy program I'm starting back up. We had an image of this server, and the setup is Ubuntu 10.04, 5gb partition for mysql database, and 100gb filesystem. My issue ...
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Protecting SQL from Profiling

We have some sensitive IPR in some Stored Procedures. We encrypt the stored procedures. However, at the point they are created, they are plain text. Is there anyway we can prevent SQL Server Profiler ...
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SQL AlwaysOn auto fail over due to disk

All, I'm in the process of evaluating SQL AlwaysOn, and everything is failing over as expected, except in one circumstance, when the disk goes belly up. In this case, SQL does nothing, other than ...
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create a view to show the backup status in every 10 mins

I have a question, my table have following data: userID, startTime, EndTime ————————————— 101, 04/11/2013 11:00:00, 04/11/2013 11:55:00 102, 04/11/2013 11:00:00, 04/11/2013 11:24:00 103, 04/11/2013 ...
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SQL Server 2005 features in comparing DB schema /tables

Is it possible to create or do it from SSMS to compare two different schema ? I need to compare database table in my current production DB to see which one is different in order to generate delta ...
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Server periodically freezing - Help Stabilizing [closed]

We run an asp.net/sql server data collection website with a hand full of clients dumping data in and running reports. We moved to a new server (specs below) and have had issues with it freezing and ...
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MySQL: copy column error: “Unknown column 'dbname.tablename.columnA' in 'field list'”

Wanting to copy the contents of one column in a table from one db to another db I found an answer on S.O. here; the second answer by slaakso (I didn't understand how to use the first answer) When I ...
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MySQL reclaim index space after large delete?

After performing a large delete in MySQL, I understand you need to run a NULL ALTER to reclaim disk space, is this also true for reclaiming index space? We have tables using > 10G of index space and ...
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need help scripting website reboot

I have a small website that crashes once or twice a week. I have spoken to both the websites original designers, who has now retired and its host and both blame the other. The website can be ...
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How to create SQL account that can only perform certain actions?

I'm used to working on contracts where someone else is responsible for the SQL database. However, I'm now working a contract where I must set up a new SQL Server, so I set up MS SQL Server 2012 ...
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Telnet 1433 on SQL Server Failing

I work with a number of SQL servers. Some are clusters and some are standalone. Some of the standalone servers run multiple instances and some do not. What I've found is that any SQL server I have ...
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SQL PowerShell Snapin Problems

I am hoping this is an easy fix and oversight on my part. I need to be able to run the SQL cmdlets from remote machines. I have installed Microsoft® Windows PowerShell Extensions for SQL Server® 2008 ...
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How can I prevent attacks on my SQL Server installation?

In the past month I've noticed in my event viewer on a sql server a lot of failure audits. Seems like a brute force attack from an ip in china trying to log in to the sa account which i have disabled. ...
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SQL 2008 R2 User Connections and Total Server Memory counters spike at the same time on multiple servers

We use SolarWinds SAM software to monitor servers and applications. We started using it to monitor our SQL servers through the performance counters. We started getting alerts two to three times ...
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Windows Server 2012 Forest and Domain functional levels compatibility

I'm using a Windows 2003 domain, and a currently planning for a Windows Server 2012 upgrade, so I'm looking at all software which could be hurted by a Domain (and Forest) functional level raise to ...
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restore error on sql server 2005

open SQL Server Management Studio created one new database which is "house"(db name). Right click on this Databases node | All Tasks | Restore database. Click radio button 'From database'. Then i ...
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SQL SERVER Restore Problems

I have created a backup of my production database and whenever I try to restore it on my local machine I get the following error: The media family on device ...
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Creating a SQL Template for VMware

Are there tools and/or scipts available to create a 'Golden' VMware SQL template? We are gearing up to create a number of SQL servers running in our virtual farm and have yet to figure out how to ...
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Guide to choose which is the best for VM - microsoft or vmware [closed]

i am confused between VM Ware and Microsoft Hyper V whic one is the best in terms of all. is there any comparison chart then please let me know. as to run os in vmware need to install esxi; it is ...
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Terminal Server trying to connect to 1433/tcp on client

We are facing a strange issue here. Everytime a user connects via RDP client to one of our terminal server, the server itself tries to establish a connection via 1433/tcp to the client (and even ...
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dbcc checkdb('XYZ', REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS) indicating that XYZ is already open and can only have one user at a time

I have a DB, XYZ, that had a corrupt log file and now since the log file is totally unusable this is rendering this specific DB unusable and I need to be able to rebuild it. I've already done a lot ...
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Keep Getting an Error When Running My SQL Code

I keep receiving the dreaded "An expression of non-boolean type specified in a context where a condition is expected." errorr at the bolded "dbo.v_R_System.ResourceID" in the code below in the "From' ...
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Why is SQL Server IO so much slower than the disk capacity?

I'm running SQL Server 2012, and doing a simple SELECT * query, I can see that my disk IO in performance monitor is < 10MB/s. If I do a backup of the database, however, I see values > 200 MB/s. ...
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SQl Server not connecting

I am using visual studio 2012 and SQL Server 2008 R2... My Connection String is Data Source=MCPL-PRINT-PC\SCMSQLSERVER;Network Library=DBMSSOCN;Initial Catalog=SCM_DB;Integrated Security=True Now i ...
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Is is safe to upgrade SQL server 2008

I have a windows vps with sql2008 express r2 (with tools) installed, one of my clients require full-text search feature. Sql 2008 with advance services has that feature. So my question is, is it ...
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How to allow domain groups access to SQL server?

I'm sure this is a simple problem, bu I've looked for days... I have a SQL server that is part of a domain. The domain has many many users. I want to allow select permissions to anyone within a ...
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Uninstall SQL Server

how do I uninstall SQL Server 2008 manually? Add/remove programs does not uninstall everything. Thanks in advance.
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Connection Timeout Expired

Message:Connection Timeout Expired. The timeout period elapsed during the post-login phase. The connection could have timed out while waiting for server to complete the login process and ...
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SQL Server normalizing for performance

I have a table create table Objects ( ObjectID bigint not null primary key, ObjectRef1 varchar(50) not null, ObjectRef2 varchar(50) not null, ObjectRef3 varchar(250) not null ) All ...
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How do I grant select, insert privileges in Postgres on Cygwin?

How do I grant permissions in Postgres? I followed the documentation, however it is not working. $ psql tmadev psql (9.2.4) Type "help" for help. tmadev=# grant all privileges on database tmadev to ...
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How to shape size of SQL server resorces (RAM, CPU, and others)

It is standard story, there is fight between developers and administrators. One denunciation that database design and queries are bad while others says It is lack of hardware and amount of data. So ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 memory consumption for no usage [closed]

I have a application that uses SQL Server 2008 R2. I have a problem of memory consumption on the client side. Whenever the client runs the application, the SQL server starts consuming memory even if ...
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MySQL high cpu load slow quries being logged need help to understand

I'm trying to troubleshoot a high load problem on a server, Today for some reason MySQL is taking up excessive CPU time. I have enabled slow-queries and found this query and others similar. The ...
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Is MySQL better than PostgreSQL in something?

I know the question sounds provocative, but it really isn't. I'm lately finding MySQL limiting in a lot of areas and liking PostgreSQL more and more. It scales a lot better and it respects the SQL ...
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Which Database (SQL/NoSQL) is the best fit? [closed]

I have 2 nodes, one gateway and one worker. Data must be passed from gateway to worker (without direct connection). I would like to store a Key into a database identified with an ID and a Time To ...
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RDP Access in Windows Server 2012 [closed]

Is it possible to restrict RDP access the SQL server to be only from the Terminal Services server
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SQL Server 2005 Issue

I am stuck. I've just taken over maintenance on a SQL Server...that has not been backed up in quite a while...The log file has grown to over 1.61TB...Yes, 1.61TB. It has swallowed all available disk ...
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Free SQL Server tools [closed]

Anyone have an update to date list of Free administrative Tools for SQL Server. There is a forum post on SQLServerCentral but its pretty outdated. Please provide a link as some vendors do a pretty ...
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MS SQL 2008 - Can I use Windows Authentication to connect from a Mac

I have been using Navicat SQL on Mac (Snow Leopard) to connect to MS 2005 via "Basic Auth" and all is good. However the DB is now being migrated to MS 2008 and try as I might I cant get on via Windows ...