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Using Group Functions in the ORDER BY Clause in MySQL
Can Group Functions Be Used in the ORDER BY Clause in MySQL? If the query output is aggregated as groups, you can sort the groups by using group functions in the ORDER BY clause. The following statement returns how many links were created in each year in each tag. The group output is sorted by the c...
2017-12-31, 476👍, 0💬

Using Subqueries in the FROM Clause in MySQL
How To Use Subqueries in the FROM clause in MySQL? If you have a query returning many rows of data, and you want to perform another query on those rows, you can put the first query as a subquery in the FROM clause of the second query. A subquery used in this way become a temporary table, and you mus...
2017-12-21, 476👍, 0💬

"USE" - Setting the Current Database in SQL Server
How to set the current database in SQL Server? Once you are connected to the SQL Server, you should select a database to work with and set it as the current database using the "USE" statement with this syntax: USE database_name The following tutorial example shows you how to set "FyiCenterData" as t...
2016-11-24, 476👍, 0💬

Database in Use When Renaming a Database in SQL Server
Why I am getting this error when renaming a database in SQL Server? If you are trying to rename a database that is in use, you will get an error message like this: "The database could not be exclusively locked to perform the operation." Before renaming a database, you must stop all client sessions u...
2016-11-20, 476👍, 0💬

PL/SQL Language Case Insensitive in Oracle
Is PL/SQL Language Case Sensitive in Oracle? PL/SQL language is not case sensitive: Reserved words are not case sensitive. For example: CASE and Case are identical. Variable names and other names are not case sensitive. For example: TOTAL_SALARY and total_salary are identical. But values in string l...
2018-12-26, 475👍, 0💬

NULL Values Involved in String Operations in SQL Server
What Happens If NULL Values Are Involved in String Operations in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If NULL values are involved in string operations, the result will be string NULL values. The following tutorial script shows you some good examples: SELECT 'FyiCenter'+NULL; GO ---------- NULL SELECT LEN(NULL);...
2017-02-05, 475👍, 0💬

What Are Cursors in SQL Server
What Are Cursors in SQL Server Transact-SQL? A cursor is a special data type that represents a result set returned by a SELECT query statement. There are several notes about cursor you need to remember: Cursor data type can not be used to define table columns. Cursor data type is used on store proce...
2016-10-17, 475👍, 0💬

Download-Oracle-SQL-Developer in Oracle
How To Download Oracle SQL Developer in Oracle? If you want to download a copy of Oracle SQL Developer, visit http://www.oracle.com/technolo gy/software/products/sql/.If you are using Windows systems, click the "Oracle SQL Developer for Windows" link. This allows you to download the Windows version ...
2019-02-05, 474👍, 0💬

Download-Oracle-SQL-Developer in Oracle
How To Download Oracle SQL Developer in Oracle? If you want to download a copy of Oracle SQL Developer, visit http://www.oracle.com/technolo gy/software/products/sql/.If you are using Windows systems, click the "Oracle SQL Developer for Windows" link. This allows you to download the Windows version ...
2019-02-05, 474👍, 0💬

Create a Table Interactively in Oracle
How To Create a Table Interactively in Oracle? If you don't want to use SQL statements to create a new table, you use SQL Developer to create one interactively. Follow the steps below to create a new table called: TIP Right-click on the Tables in the object tree area. Select Create TABLE. Create Tab...
2018-10-08, 474👍, 0💬

Use "WHILE" Loop Statements in Oracle
How To Use "WHILE" Loop Statements in Oracle? If you have a block of codes to be executed repeatedly based a condition, you can use the "WHILE ... LOOP" statement. Here is a sample script on WHILE statements: DECLARE total NUMBER; BEGIN total := 0; WHILE total &lt; 10 LOOP total := total+1; END ...
2018-07-13, 474👍, 0💬

Rename an Existing Table in MySQL
How To Rename an Existing Table in MySQL? If you want to rename an existing table, you can use the "ALTER TABLE ... RENAME TO" statement. The tutorial script below shows you a good example: mysql&gt; ALTER TABLE tip RENAME TO faq; Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec) mysql&gt; SELECT * FROM ...
2018-02-14, 474👍, 0💬

Inserting Data into an Existing Table in MySQL
How To Insert Data into an Existing Table in MySQL? If you want to insert a row of data into an existing table, you can use the INSERT INTO statement as shown in the following sample script: &lt;?php include "mysql_connection.php"; $sql = "INSERT INTO fyi_links (id, url) VALUES (" . " 101, 'dev....
2017-10-08, 473👍, 0💬

Concatenating Two Binary Strings in SQL Server
How To Concatenate Two Binary Strings Together in SQL Server Transact-SQL? SQL Server 2005 allows to concatenate two binary strings into a single string with the (+) operator. The following tutorial exercise shows you some binary string concatenation examples: -- Concatenating two binary string lite...
2017-03-07, 473👍, 0💬

Getting Month and Weekday Names from DATATIME Values in SQL Server
How To Get Month and Weekday Names from DATETIME Values in SQL Server Transact-SQL? In DATETIME values, the month part and weekday part have names. You can use the DATENAME() function to get the month name and weekday name from a DATETIME value in the following format: DATENAME(datepart, date) retur...
2017-02-14, 473👍, 0💬

"INSERT INTO" - Inserting a New Row into a Table in SQL Server
How To Insert a New Row into a Table with "INSERT INTO" Statements in SQL Server? To insert a new row into a table, you can use the INSERT INTO statement with values specified for all columns as in the following syntax: INSERT INTO table_name VALUES (list_of_values_of_all columns) Note that the list...
2016-11-03, 473👍, 0💬

CREATE TABLE Statement in MySQL
How To Create a New Table in MySQL? If you want to create a new table, you can use the "CREATE TABLE" statement. The following tutorial script shows you how to create a table called "tip": mysql&gt; CREATE TABLE tip (id INTEGER PRIMARY KEY, subject VARCHAR(80) NOT NULL, description VARCHAR(256) ...
2018-03-10, 472👍, 0💬

Calculating the Difference between Two Dates in MySQL
How To Calculate the Difference between Two Dates in MySQL? If you have two dates, and you want to know how many days between them, you can use the DATEDIFF(date1, date2) function as shown below: SELECT DATEDIFF(DATE('1997-02-28'), DATE('1997-03-01')) FROM DUAL; -1   ⇒Introduction to Date and Time H...
2017-12-26, 472👍, 0💬

LIKE - Matching a Pattern in a Character String in SQL Server
What To Perform Pattern Match with the LIKE Operator in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Pattern match is a very important operation for search records base on character string columns. SQL Server 2005 offers the LIKE operator to perform pattern match operations in two formats: target_string LIKE pattern --...
2017-01-21, 472👍, 0💬

Rolling Back the DDL Statement in a Trigger in SQL Server
Can You Roll Back the DDL Statement in a Trigger in SQL Server? Can you roll back the DDL statement in a trigger? The answer is yes. Since the DDL statement that fires the trigger and the statements defined inside the trigger are all executed as a single statement batch, you can add a ROLLBACK state...
2016-10-22, 472👍, 0💬

File Formats Supported on Export Data in Oracle
How Many File Formats Are Supported to Export Data in Oracle? Oracle SQL Developer can allow to export table data into files in the following formats: TXT - Tab delimited fields file format. CSV - Comma Separated Values (CSV) file format. LOADER - File format used by SQL*Loader. XML - XML file forma...
2019-01-26, 471👍, 0💬

Downloading and Installing SQL Server 2005 Books Online in SQL Server
How to download and install SQL Server 2005 Books Online in SQL Server? 1. Go to the SQL Server 2005 Books Online download page. 2. Click the download button, the File Download box shows up. Save the download file to c:\temp. 3. Double click on the downloaded file: c:\temp\SqlServer2K5_BOL_Feb20 07.m...
2016-12-04, 471👍, 0💬

Rebuilding All Indexes on One Table in SQL Server
How To Rebuild All Indexes on a Single Table in SQL Server? If you have several indexes on a single table and want to rebuild all of them, you may use the "ALTER INDEX ALL ON table_name REBUILD" statement as shown in the tutorial exercise below: USE FyiCenterData; GO UPDATE fyi_links_indexed SET url...
2016-11-08, 471👍, 0💬

Merge Outputs from Two Queries in MySQL
How To Use UNION to Merge Outputs from Two Queries Together in MySQL? If you have two queries that returns the same row fields, you can merge their outputs together with the UNION operator. The following tutorial exercise shows you how to return all links that were created since year 2006 plus the o...
2017-12-21, 470👍, 0💬

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