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Providing Column Names in INSERT Statements in SQL Server
How to provide column names in INSERT Statements in SQL Server? If you don't want to specify values for columns that have default values, or you want to specify values to columns in an order different than how they are defined, you can provide a column list in the INSERT statement. If a column is om...
2016-11-02, 232👍, 0💬

Creating a Simple Table to Test Triggers in SQL Server
How To Create a Simple Table to Test Triggers in SQL Server? If you want to follow other tutorial examples included in this collection, you need to run this SQL script to create a simple table called fyi_users: USE FyiCenterData; GO DROP TABLE fyi_users; GO CREATE TABLE fyi_users ( id INTEGER IDENTI...
2016-10-25, 232👍, 0💬

Select Rows with WHERE Clause in MySQL
How To Select Some Rows from a Table in MySQL? If you don't want select all rows from a table, you can specify a WHERE clause to tell the query to return only the rows that meets the condition defined in the WHERE clause. The WHERE clause condition is a normal Boolean expression. If any data from ta...
2017-11-02, 231👍, 0💬

Close MySQL Connection Objects in MySQL
How To Close MySQL Connection Objects in MySQL? MySQL connection objects created with mysql_connect() calls should be closed as soon as you have finished all of your database access needs by calling mysql_close($con) function. This will reduce the consumption of connection resources on your MySQL se...
2017-11-11, 230👍, 0💬

Adding More Test Data for Query Statements in SQL Server
How To Add More Data to the Testing Table in SQL Server? If you want to continue with other tutorial exercises in this FAQ collection, you need to add more data to the testing table. Follow the script below to add a new column and more rows: ALTER TABLE fyi_links ADD tag VARCHAR(8) GO UPDATE fyi_lin...
2016-10-26, 230👍, 0💬

Accessing a Schema Not Owned by You in SQL Server
What Happens If You Are Trying to Access a Schema Not Owned by You in SQL Server? In general, if you are trying to access an object in schema owned by another database user, you will get a "permission denied" error, unless that you have been granted access permission to that object explicitly. Here ...
2016-10-22, 230👍, 0💬

"CREATE USER" - Creating a User Name in a Database in SQL Server
How To Create a User Name in a Database in SQL Server? User names are security principals at the database level. If you want to allow a login name to access a specific database, you need to create a user name in that database and link it to the login name. Creating a user name can be done by using t...
2016-10-19, 230👍, 0💬

Retrieving MySQL Server information in MySQL
How To Get Some Basic Information Back from MySQL Servers in MySQL? Once you got a MySQL server connection object successfully, you can use mysql_get_server() and mysql_get_host_info() to get some basic information from your MySQL server. The tutorial exercise below is a good example: &lt;?php $...
2017-11-11, 229👍, 0💬

What Are Triggers in SQL Server
What Are Triggers in SQL Server? A trigger is a special kind of stored procedure that automatically executes when an event occurs in the database server. A trigger is really an event handler. SQL Server allows users to create triggers (event handlers) for 3 types of events: DML Event - Occurs when a...
2016-10-25, 229👍, 0💬

Show Installed Oracle ODBC Drivers in Oracle
How To Find Out What Oracle ODBC Drivers Are Installed in Oracle? To find out what Oracle ODBC drivers are installed on your Windows system, you can use the ODBC manager to look at them: Go to Control Panel. Go to Administrative Tools. Run Data Sources (ODBC). Go to System DSN tab. Click the Add but...
2016-10-15, 229👍, 0💬

"FETCH" - Transferring Data from Cursors to Variables in SQL Server
How To Transfer Data from a Cursor to Variables with a "FETCH" Statement in SQL Server Transact-SQL? By default, a FETCH statement will display the fetched row on the client program window. If you want to transfer the output data to variables, you can specify an INTO clause with a list of variables ...
2016-10-17, 228👍, 0💬

"GROUP BY" - Dividing Query Output into Multiple Groups in SQL Server
How To Divide Query Output into Multiple Groups with the GROUP BY Clause in SQL Server? Sometimes, you want to divide the query output into multiple groups, and apply group functions on each individual groups. Dividing query output into multiple groups can be done with the GROUP BY clause. Here is t...
2016-10-25, 227👍, 0💬

Using Values from Other Tables in UPDATE Statements in SQL Server
How To Use Values from Other Tables in UPDATE Statements in SQL Server? If you want to update values in one table with values from another table, you can use a subquery as an expression in the SET clause. The subquery should return only one row for each row in the update table that matches the WHERE...
2016-11-02, 226👍, 0💬

HAVING - Apply Filtering Criteria at Group Level in SQL Server
How To Apply Filtering Criteria at Group Level with The HAVING Clause in SQL Server? Let's say you have divided the query output into multiple groups with the GROUP BY clause. Now you are only interested in some of the groups, not all the groups. If you want to filter out some groups from the query,...
2016-10-25, 225👍, 0💬

Creating a New Database in MySQL
How To Create a New Database in MySQL? A database in a MySQL server is a logical container used to group tables and other data objects together as a unit. If you are the administrator of the server, you can create a new databases using the CREATE DATABASE statements with MySQL client interface progr...
2017-11-11, 224👍, 0💬

What Is a Subquery in a SELECT Query Statement in SQL Server
What Is a Subquery in a SELECT Query Statement in SQL Server? A subquery is a SELECT statement used as part of the selection criteria of the main SELECT statement. The subquery specified in the WHERE clause will be evaluated repeated on each row of the selection base table. The output of the subquer...
2016-10-29, 224👍, 0💬

Connect ASP Pages to Oracle Servers in Oracle
How To Connect ASP Pages to Oracle Servers in Oracle? If you are running Windows IIS Web server and serving ASP Web pages, you can get data from Oracle servers into your ASP pages through ODBC drivers. To do this, you need to install the correct Oracle ODBC driver and define a DSN on the IIS Web ser...
2016-10-15, 224👍, 0💬

Transferring Tables from One Schema to Another in SQL Server
How To Transfer an Existing Table from One Schema to Another Schema in SQL Server? If you want to move an existing table from one schema to another schema, you can use the "ALTER SCHEMA ... TRANSFER ..." statement as shown in the tutorial exercise below: -- Login with "sa" USE FyiCenterData; GO -- C...
2016-10-22, 220👍, 0💬

Ways to End the Current Transaction in MySQL
How To End the Current Transaction in MySQL? There are several ways the current transaction can be ended implicitly or explicitly: In "Autocommit On" mode, a single-statement transaction will be ended implicitly when the execution of the statement ends. Changes will be committed. Running the COMMIT ...
2016-10-17, 220👍, 0💬

Selecting Some Specific Rows from a Table in SQL Server
How To Select Some Specific Rows from a Table in SQL Server? If you don't want select all rows from a table, you can specify a WHERE clause to tell the query to return only the rows that meets the condition defined in the WHERE clause. The WHERE clause condition is a normal Boolean expression. If an...
2016-10-26, 217👍, 0💬

Testing Table for SELECT Statements in SQL Server
How To Create a Testing Table with Test Data to try with SELECT statements in SQL Server? If you want to follow the tutorial exercises presented in this collection, you need to create a testing table and insert some test data, as shown in the following sample script: CREATE TABLE fyi_links (id INTEG...
2016-10-26, 216👍, 0💬

Create Tables for ODBC Connection Testing in Oracle
How To Create Tables for ODBC Connection Testing in Oracle? If you want to follow the tutorial exercises in the sections below, you need to create a user account and a table for ODBC connection testing as shown here: SQL&gt; CONNECT system/retneciyf Connected. SQL&gt; CREATE USER fyi IDENTIF...
2016-10-15, 216👍, 0💬

Mixing Group Functions with Non-group Selection Fields in SQL Server
Can Group Functions Be Mixed with Non-group Selection Fields in SQL Server? If a group function is used in the SELECT clause, all other selection fields must be group level fields. Non-group fields can not be mixed with group fields in the SELECT clause. The script below gives you an example of inva...
2016-10-25, 215👍, 0💬

Selecting Columns in a Query in MySQL
How To Select Some Columns from a Table in MySQL? If you want explicitly tell the query to return some columns, you can specify the column names in the SELECT clause. The following select statement returns only two columns, "id" and "url" from the table "fyi_links": mysql&gt; SELECT id, url FROM...
2017-11-05, 208👍, 0💬

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