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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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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Converting Filemaker to SQL or another database system

Currently at work we have a Filemaker database running on Filemaker Server 7 on a Windows Small Business Server 2003. I would like to change from using Filemaker to a different database, one with a ...
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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 ...
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Execute Trigger as Login

Is it possible to impersonate a login when running a trigger? I able able to run execute as 'username' but not execute as login='username' I can usee execute as as such with EXECUTE AS login='smr' ...
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MySQL CREATE command denied to user

I have a script system that refuse to be installed because of error that breaks installation. I tryied to import the data by import the data via .sql file at phpmyadmin and it still cant import. ...
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Cannot connect to the server on Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2008

I am extremely new to Microsoft SQL Server. I know a good level of MySQL but now I'm wanting to extend my knowledge to SQL and I want to practice writing out queries on the SQL Server Management ...
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SQL Server 2012 Express - silent installation.

I am failing to silently install SQL Server 2012 Express (Advanced). I followed the guidance and this is my command: Setup.exe /q /ACTION=Install /FEATURES=SQL,Tools /INSTANCENAME=MSSQLSERVER ...
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Daily postgresql cron error log file

I am getting these emails daily: /etc/cron.daily/logrotate: error: error accessing /var/log/postgresql: No such file or directory error: postgresql-common:1 glob failed for /var/log/postgresql/.log ...
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How to view the SQL Server transaction log on AWS RDS?

Is it possible to see the T-SQL Query log in AWS RDS? is there a UI for that in the console, or i need to use the CLI or SQL Management Studio?
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How to view datetime when a SQL Server DB was created?

I need to see when a Database was created in SQL Server, and who created it if possible. Is there a command to get that data?
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Find out who installed SQL server - they forgot to add other logons

We have a site where one of our team of techies installed SQL Server 2012. They forgot to add our administrators group as sysadmins so only they can access SQL - everyone else gets "Access Denied" ...
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SQL Server Express and SharePoint

We have a client that would like to use SQL Server Express with SharePoint instead of forking out a minimum or $7000 for SQL Standard. I know SQL Standard is the best option here, but the price tag is ...
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SQL Installation Error In Memory, Can i just add a database to an existing SQL Instance

We have an SBS running 4x SQL 2008R2 instances. i need another for the antispam product but the install fails with an error about possible corrupt memory. I've done some digging and re-installing all ...
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SQL Server 2005 global slowdown

Two days ago our production server suffered a massive slowdown where the primary symptom was that an extraordinarily high number of requests were suffering SQLTimeouts. I will quickly describe our ...
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Understanding & Resolving Web Server Exploits

We recently had someone contact our company pointing out that we had numerous security threats that could be used to exploit our systems. They were nice enough to provide a list of these to which we ...
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Migrating from SQL 2008 to SQL 2012 but cannot connect to the database

We are now migrating from a SQL 2008 to a SQL 2012 server. I am testing the databases one at a time as these are live databases. I have backed the database up and then restored this onto the new ...