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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Having trouble piping between cygwin and sqlcmd

This simple command fails in bash: echo "print 'tsql'" | sqlcmd -E it works correctly in a regular old command prompt. It used to work with previous versions of cygwin. I've also tried inserting ...
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Many huge files in Sharepoint… Any “stubbing” or “shortcutting” software exist?

I'm in an industry that uses a lot of scanned documents and large attachments (100MB), and I see our Sharepoint database growing quickly. What options do I have for managing this rapid growth? Can ...
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Calling sp_start_job from a stored procedure

Our developers need to be able to start a SQL Server Agent job from their .Net code. I know I can call msdb..sp_start_job to do just that, but I don't want to give general user accounts direct access ...
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how to separate IIS event logs by application in event viewer

Just to start with, I would like to advise I am VERY new to IIS so apologies for any obvious questions in advance. I have done some research around this topic and my findings have been inconclusive. ...
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How can postfix hash: databases be replaced by static: or inline:?

What is the syntax to replace a postfix hash-Database, for example domain.tld PREPEND my-header: foobar with a static map? docs define it as Example: "inline:{ key=value, { key = text with ...
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SQL Server Log File Won't Shrink due cause “log are pending replication” on non replicated DB?

I have a non Mission Critial DB 9am-5pm SQL Server database that I have set up to do nightly full backups and log backups every 30 minutes during business hours. The database is in full recovery and ...
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What are the downsides of running all SQL Servers under same domain account?

I am running two SQL Servers 2012 (for Always On) under the same domain account and would like to know what are the downsides in doing so. Few articles that I have read prior setting up the servers ...
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Importing Data Dump Using pgAdmin

I looked around and found the following code on how to import a data dump using pgadmin: CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION db_to_csv(path TEXT) RETURNS void AS $$ tables RECORD; gmdeclare statement ...
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Backing up a SQL Server 2008 R2 Database without stored procedures

Is it possible to back up a SQL Server database, but only back up the Table structures and content (i.e. not include the stored procedures, views etc?) The scenario: We have a data centre hosted ...
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SQL / OracleDB: How to set the same value for all fields in a column?

Is it possible to set a value for all fields in a column, e.g.: ID Host URI 1 //cyrus /images 2 //cyrus /videos 3 //cyrus /text 4 //cyrus /misc 5 //cyrus /backup I want be able to ...
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Determine Who Dropped a Database?

I have a SQL Server 2005 database that has been deleted, and I need to discover who deleted it. Is there a way of obtaining this user name?
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Azure Database Permissions

Is it possible to create a Server Login with a Master database user that is able to create a Server Login with a Master database user ? I have not been able to do this, I always need to use the Admin ...
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How can I verify that a SQLite db3 file is valid/consistent

I have some sqlite version3 db3 files I copied off a live running production system (I know bad sysadmin bad sysadmin) for various reasons. Is there some sqlite command I can run that will verify that ...
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How do I report SQL Injection attacks (e.g. to User's ISP)?

EDIT : Sorry, my question clearly wasn't clear. I don't want to report attempted server attacks internally; we already have systems that log. record and report that activity. What I was keen to do ...
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SQL 2012 IPSec or SSL

I have a requirement to secure connections to SQL server. (at transit that is) - TDE will be used for encryption at rest. SQL provides two options which are either certificate based SSL or Windows ...
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Alias a linked Server in SQL server management studio?

Hoping someone can help - is there a way in SQL server management studio 2008 R2 that I can alias a linked SQL server? I have a server, added by IP address, to which I do not have the login ...
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Unable to backup SQL database due to insufficient permissions

We are attempting to do an internal SQL backup of our databases, however it appears when the databases were configured the SA user account had been disabled. For whatever reason the BUILTIN\Users only ...
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backup compression ratio in SQL 2012 worse than in SQL 2008

We have SQL 2008 Enterprise with TDE enabled and upgraded to SQL 2012 with TDE still enabled. Everything works fine except that I am getting worse backup compression than in SQL 2008. I do ...
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Installing SQL Server on a Domain Controller [closed]

I want to install SQL Server on a Domain Controller ( windows server 2003 R2) but i have an error because SQL Server services can not run under a local service account or a network service account.
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Why does this SQL run so much faster in a Oracle server with the same hardware/data than another Oracle server?

My application has a SQL that takes ~ 30 min to run in the Oracle server in production. It takes about the same in a test Oracle server. For some reason, in another Oracle server, it runs much ...
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MySQL unable to repair, dump, upgrade table (simply crashes)

I need to backup one of my databases from MySQL (Running MariaDB). The issue is that aside from all of my other databases that backup perfectly fine, this database has issues backing up and crashes ...
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Find Full or Differential backup from .bak (with powershell or by any other means)

I'm trying to determine whether an MS SQL backup file (.bak) is Full or Differential. Is there an easy way to do this? A way of doing this in powershell?
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Postgresql: what does GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON DATABASE do?

I'm trying to grant all privileges on all tables of a given database to a new postgres user (not the owner). It seems that GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON DATABASE my_db TO new_user; does not do that. After ...
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SQL Server 2008 setup error Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation

I am trying to install SQL Server 2008 Standard Edition on windows 7 and during installation it give error: Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation
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SQL Server: How to report error from a job's step of PowerShell type

I have a SQL job whose step of 'PowerShell' type does 'exit 1' if encounters an error i.e. $ErrorActionPreference='stop'; trap{"$_"; exit 1} Problem is, SQL Server doesn't pay attention to that exit ...
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SQL server slows down

We have a java application running on Tomcat and we are using SQL 2008 and 2005 as database. Our databases sometimes slows down really significantly and we don't see any blocking, deadlock, etc. I ...
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Does resizing a column lock the table?

What happens if I change a column from nvarchar(2) to nvarchar(10) or a column from char(2) to nvarchar(10). Does this lock, reorganize the table or does this work without any impact or downtime? I ...
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MySQL database really slow with a really big table [closed]

I have a MySQL table with 150 million rows. Below is its data structure. Below is some of its data. Now, using PHP My Admin I ran the below command. SELECT `iwords` FROM `wordstable` WHERE ...
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SQL Management Studio Can't Connect to Database---Microsoft fixes failed

I just installed MS SQL Server 2014 a couple days ago and it was working fine until today. I attempted to connect using the Object Viewer and I got the error message Cannot Connect to MyserverName. ...
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prevent replace sql database files with old one

i have a database that i use in my application. the operation i want to prevent is if i stop sql server and take the database files to another location then start the sql server and make some ...
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No messages received on Queue after Failover in SQL Always On

We have an Application, which uses Service Broker to receive notifications from the SQL Server. The application works fine when we don’t have SQL Always On enabled, and when we are interacting with a ...
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SQL server intermittent connectivity issue every 4 or 5 days

I have a .net web application that calls sql server 2008 running on a different server. From last couple of weeks, after every 4 or 5 days, web applications connectivity to sql server becomes an ...
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mdf file cannot be overwritten when restoring a database in SQL Server

I got a databse A. It has some data in it. I created a backup for A as A.bak file. Then I create a new empty database B. And then I try to restore B from A.bak. But the SQL Serve tell me the following ...
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SQL Server Witness Server Alternative Approach

I have the setup below: 3 Database Servers 1 DR Database Server 1 Domain Controller 1 DR Domain Controller Currently I have the DR domain controller acting as the mirroring witness for the 3 ...
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Can't connect our ERP Database to MSSQL Server 2005

We have a Windows Server 2003 R2 using SQL Server 2005 Within the server are Two Lan Workgroup (IP Add 192.168.1.33 and 192.168.2.33) Neither IP has a problem connecting to the Server, their ping is ...
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Remote connection sql server not working but if firewall disabled it does?

I have setup sql server express 2008 on a windows 2008 server. And i have done all the standard stuff in sql to allow remote connections. The strange thing is if i disable the windows 2008 server ...
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SQL Server: “This filegroup cannot be used as a backup destination” error when attempting restore

When running a command like the following: "RESTORE FILELISTONLY FROM DISK='\\\\server\\folder\\DummyDB.bak'" I'm getting this error: Backup destination "\\server" supports a FILESTREAM filegroup. ...
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First steps in distributed cache and application

Background: We provide a client with a single server to which we provide a data dashboard site (ASP.NET/IIS7) feeding multiple MSSQL databases (OS: Windows Server 2012 / SQL: MSSQL 2008R2). One of the ...
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The target principal name is incorrect. Cannot generate SSPI context

One of our applications (Running on Server 2008 R2) uses a domain service account to connect to our SQL 2005 database (also running on Server 2008 R2). On occasion, when the application attempts to ...
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GRANT SELECT to all tables in postgresql

Is there a one-liner that grants the SELECT permissions to a new user postgresql? Something that would implement the following pseudo-code: GRANT SELECT ON TABLE * TO my_new_user;
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Elasticsearch River JDBC - Avoiding 'SELECT *'

I'd like to syncronize some MySQL tables to an ElasticSearch index, you know, for search. But almost every examples I can find show a big bad fat "SELECT * FROM", it's OK for an example, but I'm in ...
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MySQL user:pass in roundcube php config

Is it considered bad practice to have a MySQL query with user:pass as plaintext? I'm doing this right now (in nginx/roundcube to modify my dovecot passwords) but it seems strange because if I had ...
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Placement of OS and SQL files

we are in process of setting up our SQL server which is clustered across 2 HP DL380p servers using a HP P2000 for the shared storage with 2 raid 10 (8 disks) arrays and raid 1 mirror (2 disks). We ...
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DHCP server with database backend

I have been looking around for something to replace my (ancient) ISC-DHCPd server. A DHCP server with a database backend sounds like a great idea to me, as I could then have a nice, friendly web ...
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What is the best option to set up a quick and easy-to-manage database for my small office?

First, please be aware I am definitely a beginner when it comes to server maintenance or network administration. That being said, if I am asking this question in the wrong forum, please feel free to ...
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How to generate test data from an sql query and a result set?

I am using an oracle database and want to generate test data from a live database, but I do not want to copy the whole database content. Given a database DB(S, D) consisting of the database schema S ...
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denydatawriter role on Azure SQL

I'm trying to create a read-only user on an Azure sql instance. I've got the login and the user, and I execute the sp_addrolemember procedure which should set the db_denydatawriter role for the login ...
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Powershell execution policy within SQL Server

Can anyone help? Firstly I apologise if this is the wrong forum and for the amount of text you have to read. I'm not allowed to post images yet and a picture is worth a thousand words..... When ...
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TCP ports duplication [closed]

I need to communicate server1 to server2. Server1 should have to fetch some records from Server2 when we execute program.exe will make server1 to fetch server2 When I gave netstat -an | find ...
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SQL Server 2012 Memory usage

Since i upgraded to SQL Server 2012 I've noticed that it almost doesn't consume any memory at all. Before when i used SQL Server 2008 R2 it used at least 2-4 GB of RAM and now it only used like 150 MB ...