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CREATE, ALTER and DROP Statements in MySQL
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on CREATE, ALTER and DROP Statements in MySQL? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on CREATE, ALTER and DROP Statements in MySQL. Clear answers are provided with tutorial exercises on cr...
2018-03-13, 607👍, 0💬

Attributes of the Implicit Cursor in Oracle
How To Use Attributes of the Implicit Cursor in Oracle? Right after executing a DML statement, you retrieve any attribute of the implicit cursor by using SQL%attribute_name, as shown in the following tutorial exercise: CREATE TABLE student (id NUMBER(5) PRIMARY KEY, first_name VARCHAR(80) NOT NULL, ...
2018-02-01, 601👍, 0💬

sys.sql_modules - Getting User Defined Function Definitions Back in SQL Server
How To Get the Definition of a User Defined Function Back in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If you want get the definition of an existing user defined function back from the SQL Server, you can use the system view called sys.sql_modules, which stores definitions of functions, stored procedures, and views....
2016-12-18, 600👍, 0💬

"ALTER TABLE ... ALTER COLUMN" - Changing Column Data Type in SQL Server
How to change the data type of an existing column with "ALTER TABLE" statements in SQL Server? Sometimes, you may need to change the data type of an existing column. For example, you want increase the string length of a column. You can use the "ALTER TABLE ... ALTER COLUMN" statements in the followi...
2016-11-15, 599👍, 0💬

What Is mSQL in MySQL
What Is mSQL in MySQL? Mini SQL (mSQL) is a light weight relational database management system capable of providing rapid access to your data with very little overhead. mSQL is developed by Hughes Technologies Pty Ltd. MySQL was started from mSQL and shared the same API.   ⇒Database Basics and Termi...
2017-07-15, 598👍, 0💬

COLLATE Clause in SQL Server Transact-SQL
How To Specify the Collation for a Character Data Type in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If you do not want to use the default collation provided by the SQL Server, you can use the "COLLATE collation_name" clause to specify a different collation to be used at different levels: Database Level - Used in CRE...
2017-05-13, 598👍, 0💬

Breaking Query Output into Pages in MySQL
How To Break Query Output into Pages in MySQL? If you have a query that returns hundreds of rows, and you don't want to present all of them to your users on a single page. You can break output into multiple pages, and only present 10 rows per page like what Google Website is doing. To do this, you n...
2017-06-28, 597👍, 0💬

Downloading and Installing Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 in SQL Server
How to download and install Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 in SQL Server? .NET Framework Version 2.0 is required by many Microsoft applications like SQL Server 2005. If you want download and install .NET Framework Version 2.0, you should follow this tutorial: 1. Go to the Microsoft .NET Framew...
2016-12-08, 596👍, 0💬

sys.objects - Listing All User Defined Functions in SQL Server
How To List All User Defined Functions in the Current Database in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If you want to see a list of all user defined functions in your current database, you can use the system view, sys.objects as shown in this tutorial exercise: USE FyiCenterData; GO -- Number of Sundays in a gi...
2016-12-24, 595👍, 0💬

SQL Server Transact-SQL Language References
Where to find SQL Server Transact-SQL language references? You can find SQL Server Transact-SQL language references on Microsoft Website: Transact-SQL Reference for SQL Server 2016 Transact-SQL Reference for SQL Server 2014 Transact-SQL Reference for SQL Server 2012 Transact-SQL Reference for SQL Se...
2017-05-20, 594👍, 0💬

"ALTER TABLE ... DROP COLUMN" - Deleting Existing Columns in SQL Server
How To Delete an Existing Column in a Table with "ALTER TABLE ... DROP COLUMN" in SQL Server? If you have an existing column in a table and you do not need that column any more, you can delete it with "ALTER TABLE ... DROP COLUMN" statement. Here is a tutorial script to delete an existing column: AL...
2016-11-17, 592👍, 0💬

"sys.columns" - Getting a List of Columns in a View in SQL Server
How To Get a List of Columns in a View using "sys.columns" in SQL Server? If you have an existing view, but you don't remember what are the columns defined in the view, you can use the "sys.columns" system view to get a list of all columns of all views in the current database. In order to a list of ...
2016-11-05, 584👍, 0💬

What Is SQL Language
What Is SQL Language? SQL, SEQUEL (Structured English Query Language), is a language for RDBMS (Relational Database Management Systems). During the 1970s, a group at IBM's San Jose research center developed a database system "System R" based upon Codd's model. Structured English Query Language ("SEQ...
2017-06-16, 583👍, 0💬

Load Data through External Tables in Oracle
How To Load Data through External Tables in Oracle? If you have data stored in external files, you can load it to database through an external table by the steps below: Create an external table with columns matching data fields in the external file. Create a regular table with the same columns. Run ...
2016-11-27, 583👍, 0💬

"DECLARE ... CURSOR" - Declaring Cursor Objects in SQL Server
How To Declare a Cursor with "DECLARE ... CURSOR" in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If you want to use a cursor to represent the result set of a query, you need to define a cursor name with a SELECT sub-statement using the "DECLARE ... CURSOR" statement using the following syntax format: DECLARE cursor_na...
2016-10-17, 582👍, 0💬

Locks, Timeouts, and Deadlocks in MySQL
What Are Impacts on Applications from Locks, Timeouts, and DeadLocks in MySQL? If you are using transactions with REPEATABLE READ isolation level and transaction safe storage engines in your applications, data locks, lock timeouts, and dead lock detections will impact your application in a concurren...
2017-07-21, 581👍, 0💬

Missing .NET Framework 2.0 for SQL Server 2005 Express Edition in SQL Server
Why I am getting "The Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 in not installed" message in SQL Server? When you try to install SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, you may get a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Setup error box with this message: "The Microsoft .Net Framework 2.0 in not installed. Please install before ru...
2016-12-08, 581👍, 0💬

Single-byte String Literals in SQL Server Transact-SQL
What are single-byte string literals supported in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Single-byte string literals in Transact-SQL are sequences of characters enclosed in single quotes. String literals are used to provide values to string variables or table columns like CHAR(40), VARCHAR(40), etc. String litera...
2017-05-20, 579👍, 0💬

Finding the Login Name Linked to a Given User Name in SQL Server
How To Find the Login Name Linked to a Given User Name in SQL Server? If you know a user name in a database and you want to find out which login name is linked this user name, you need to check the Security ID (SID) of the user name based on the following rules: Each login name is associated a uniqu...
2017-08-25, 578👍, 0💬

What Is a Transaction - Unit of Work in MySQL
What Is a Transaction in MySQL? A transaction is a logical unit of work requested by a user to be applied to the database objects. MySQL server introduces the transaction concept to allow users to group one or more SQL statements into a single transaction, so that the effects of all the SQL statemen...
2017-08-03, 577👍, 0💬

Statement Batch in SQL Server Transact-SQL
What is statement batch in SQL Server Transact-SQL? A statement batch is a group of one or more Transact-SQL statements sent at the same time from an application to SQL Server for execution. SQL Server compiles the statements of a batch into a single executable unit, called an execution plan. The st...
2017-05-29, 577👍, 0💬

Unicode String Literals in SQL Server Transact-SQL
What are Unicode string literals supported in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Unicode string literals in Transact-SQL are sequences of characters enclosed in single quotes and prefixed with (N) as N'...'. String literals are used to provide values to string variables or table columns like NCHAR(40), NVARCH...
2017-05-05, 577👍, 0💬

Using Stored Procedures in SQL Server Transact-SQL
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on Using Stored Procedures in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on Using Stored Procedures in SQL Server Transact-SQL. Clear answers are provided with tutorial...
2017-01-11, 576👍, 0💬

Verify Time Precision in SQL Server Transact-SQL
How to verify the precession of the server system time in SQL Server Transact-SQL? You can run a WHILE loop to check the precision of server system time in Transact-SQL as shown below: DECLARE @var DATETIME2(7); DECLARE @count INT = 0; WHILE @count&lt;100 BEGIN SET @count = @count + 1; SET @var ...
2017-02-22, 574👍, 0💬

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