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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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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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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What would be the output of this query? [on hold]

tblemp +---------------+-----------------+ | empID | empName | +---------------+-----------------+ | 1 | Ron | | 2 | Rus | | ...
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Questions on multiple joins? [on hold]

I'm new to SQL and I can't quite get the hang of multiple joins. What is the sequence or step-by-step process? Say I have 3 tables: tableA, tableB, tableC. SELECT * FROM tableA LEFT JOIN tableB ON ...
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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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Is there a way to kill a range of session ids (connections) in ms sql server?

i was wondering if there is a way to kill a range of SQL Connections on an Microsoft SQL DB. If i want to kill a single session id i can use kill [session-id]; go;. If i want to kill all sessions i ...
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Cisco CallManager AXL SQL Toolkit - Retrieve directory number and user ID

I have the below SQL query to retrieve the list of userid and their telephonenumber using Cisco CallManager AXL SQL Toolkit: sql query="select d.name as deviceName, e.userid, e.telephonenumber from ...
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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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How to modify the below script to take tables and its sizes for a particular databse to send via mail to a recipient? [migrated]

SELECT top 10 t.NAME AS TableName, (SUM(a.total_pages) * 8)/1024.0/1024.0 AS TotalSpaceGB FROM sys.tables t INNER JOIN sys.indexes i ON t.OBJECT_ID = i.object_id INNER JOIN ...
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Restore SQL Database From BAK File using a SQL Query

I have my database backing up to the hard disk in the format of BAK file. I am trying to restore that backup, but I unable to do so. Here is my query: ALTER DATABASE DBASE SET SINGLE_USER WITH ...
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Develop a SQL query for updating the DLL mapping via SQL scripting method [closed]

I would like to edit the DLL mapping for the databse after refresh,For editing the DLL mapping i am in need of SQL script to do it manually. Please help
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SQL ssis delete imported rows from source table [migrated]

I have setup a simple SSIS package that copies data from a source table to a destination table which works. I would like to get the package to also delete the data in the source table that has been ...
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SQL Server doesn't allow to execute subquery as dynamic SQL

I tried to make a dynamic SQL which gets all tasks for some users The procedure [GetAllSubExecutorsByUserId] returns IDs of all subalterns of curent user I write these IDs into a temporary table, and ...
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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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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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How do I determine which tier of Azure Web Service my RESTful API requires? [duplicate]

My application's back end is a RESTful API which generally doesn't perform any logic, just basic CRUD on top of an SQL DB (I think I will use Azure SQL Database Service). Assuming you are given ...
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difference between server times [migrated]

I am trying to create an integrity check to tell me when my two servers are more than 5 seconds apart in time. I have two servers HP1 is the server I am running this from HP2 is the remote server ...
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How can I calculate the hardware I need for a WAMP server? [duplicate]

Hello I need to find a way to calculate what kind of hardware I need to run a WAMP server that will host a SMF forum and a wordpress blog. and expecting about 75 hits/day. What do i need to calculate ...
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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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Error: Package 'Microsoft SQL Management Studio Package' failed to load. In SQL Server Management Studio

I had installed SQL Server 2008 R2, the installation was succesful. But I can't open the Management Studio because this error is shown: Package 'Microsoft SQL Management Studio Package' failed to ...
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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 Listener on Azure can't connect

I'm having an issue trying to create an SQL listener on a VM hosted in Azure. I have followed the instructions from MS on this link and everything seemed to go through fine. The listener created ...
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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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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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Sql 2008 r2 wildcard certificate

I have installed wildcard certificate in Certificates(Local Computer)\Personal in sql server. We are using Windows 2008R2 server and 2008 R2 SQL. Certificate is issued by StartCom. With certificate ...
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How to increase performance on ASP.NET/IIS/SQL website

We have a small internal ASP.NET website running on IIS8 and SQL2014 express. The server is an onsite dedicated server 2012 R2 VM that has both IIS and SQL server on it. The server CPU usage rarely ...
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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 ...