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What Is an External Table in Oracle
What Is an External Table in Oracle? An external table is a table defined in the database with data stored outside the database. Data of an external table is stored in files on the operating systems. Accessing data of external tables are done through data access drivers. Currently, Oracle supports t...
2016-11-27, 198👍, 0💬

Converting Binary Strings into Integers in SQL Server
How To Convert Binary Strings into Integers in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Binary strings and integers are convertible implicitly and explicitly. But there several rules you need to remember: Binary strings will be implicitly converted into an integer data type, if it is involved in an arithmetical ope...
2017-02-28, 197👍, 0💬

Difference Between GETDATE() and GETUTCDATE() in SQL Server
What Is the Difference Between GETDATE() and GETUTCDATE() in SQL Server Transact-SQL? The difference between GETDATE() and GETUTCDATE() is time zone number of the SQL Server machine. The tutorial exercise below gives you a good example: DECLARE @local_time DATETIME; DECLARE @gmt_time DATETIME; SET @...
2017-02-14, 197👍, 0💬

Performing Comparison on Floating Point Numbers in SQL Server
How To Perform Comparison on Floating Point Numbers in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Comparison operations on approximate (floating point) numbers are also easy to understand. Just watch out rounding operations performed during conversions. Here are two examples of floating point number comparisons: -- R...
2017-01-21, 197👍, 0💬

Differences between Functions and Stored Procedures in SQL Server
What Are the Differences between User Defined Functions and Stored Procedures in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Differences between user defined functions and stored procedures are: Stored procedures does not return any data and they can not be used in expressions. User defined functions does return data ...
2016-12-24, 197👍, 0💬

What Are Indexes in SQL Server
What Are Indexes in SQL Server? An index is a secondary database object associated with a table to improve the retrieval performance of rows from that table. An index can be defined for a single column or multiple columns of a given table. If an index is defined on a single column of a table, the in...
2016-11-15, 197👍, 0💬

Using Binary Strings in Arithmetical Operations in SQL Server
Can Binary Strings Be Used in Arithmetical Operations in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Can binary strings be used in arithmetical operations? The answer is yes. But there are two simple rules you need to remember: If an arithmetical operation has one binary string operand and one integer data type operan...
2017-02-28, 196👍, 0💬

EXISTS - Testing Subquery Results in SQL Server
How To Test Subquery Results with the EXISTS Operator in SQL Server Transact-SQL? EXISTS is a special operator used to test subquery results. EXISTS can be used in two ways: EXISTS (SELECT ...) -- Returns TRUE if the specified subquery has one or more rows returned. NOT EXISTS (SELECT ...) -- Return...
2017-01-21, 196👍, 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, 196👍, 0💬

OUTPUT - Receiving Output Values from Stored Procedures in SQL Server
How To Receive Output Values from Stored Procedures in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If an output parameter is defined in a stored procedure, the execution statement must provide a variable to receive the output value in the format: "@variable_name OUTPUT" or "@parameter_name = @variable_name OUTPUT". Th...
2016-12-28, 196👍, 0💬

DEFAULT - Providing Default Values to Function Parameters in SQL Server
How To Provide Default Values to Function Parameters in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If you add a parameter when creating a stored procedure, you can provide a default value so that the execution statement is not required to pass input value to this parameter: To define a default value to a parameter wh...
2016-12-18, 196👍, 0💬

CREATE INDEX - Adding an Index on an Existing Table in SQL Server
How To Create an Index on an Existing Table in SQL Server? If you want to an index on an existing table, you can use the CREATE INDEX statement in a simple syntax: CREATE INDEX index_name ON table_name (column_name) The tutorial exercise below shows you how to add an index for the "in" column of the...
2016-11-15, 196👍, 0💬

Where Is the Export Dump File Located in Oracle
Where Is the Export Dump File Located in Oracle? If you are not specifying the dump directory and file name, the dump file will be stored in the default dump directory with the default file name. The tutorial exercise below tells you find what is your default dump directory and locate the dump file....
2016-10-15, 196👍, 0💬

How do I call MySQL SP from oracle using HS link ?
How do I call MySQL Stored Procedure from oracle using HS link ? HS link is correct and I can get the tables data just by adding '@' at the end of the table name ,but I can't call the SP same way ! Help please.
2017-01-11, 195👍, 0💬

Get System Date and Time in SQL Server Transact-SQL
How to get system date and time in SQL Server Transact-SQL? I want a list of functions for getting current system date and time. Here is a comparison of all functions that you can use to get the current date and time from the data base server system: Function Return type Precision ------------------...
2017-02-25, 194👍, 0💬

"DROP FUNCTION" - Dropping an Existing User Defined Function in SQL Server
How To Drop an Existing User Defined Function in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If you have an existing user defined function that you don't want to use it anymore, you should delete it from the SQL Server by using the "DROP FUNCTION" statement as shown in the tutorial example below: USE FyiCenterData; GO...
2016-12-24, 194👍, 0💬

Date/Time Operations and Functions in SQL Server Transact-SQL
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on Date/Time Operations and Functions in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on Date/Time Operations and Functions in SQL Server Transact-SQL. Clear answers are ...
2017-02-25, 193👍, 0💬

NULL Values Involved in Datetime Operations in SQL Server
What Happens If NULL Values Are Involved in Datetime Operations in SQL Server Transact-SQL? If NULL values are involved in datetime operations, the result will be datetime NULL values. The following tutorial script shows you some good examples: USE FyiCenterData; GO SELECT GETDATE()+NULL; GO -------...
2017-02-05, 193👍, 0💬

Converting Binary Strings into Character Strings in SQL Server
Can Binary Strings Be Converted into Character Strings in SQL Server Transact-SQL? Binary strings and character strings are convertible. But there are several rules you need to remember: Binary strings can be converted implicitly to character strings by assignment operations. Binary strings can not ...
2017-02-28, 192👍, 0💬

Running SQL Server 2005 Books Online on Your Local System in SQL Server
How to run SQL Server 2005 Books Online on your local system in SQL Server? SQL Server 2005 Books Online can be accessed by a Web browser over the Internet. But you can also download it and read it on your local system. If you have downloaded and installed SQL Server 2005 Books Online package, you f...
2016-12-04, 192👍, 0💬

Renaming Database Names in SQL Server
How to rename databases in SQL Server? If don't like the name of a database, you can change it by using the "ALTER DATABASE" statement with the following syntax: ALTER DATABASE database_name MODIFY NAME = new_database_name The tutorial example below shows you how change the database name from "FyiCe...
2016-11-24, 192👍, 0💬

Managing Databases and Physical Files in SQL Server
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on Managing Databases and Physical Files in SQL Server? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on Managing Databases and Physical Files in SQL Server. Clear answers are provided with tutori...
2016-11-24, 192👍, 0💬

"SELECT ... INTO" - Creating New Tables With Queries in SQL Server
How to create new tables with "SELECT ... INTO" statements in SQL Server? Let's say you have a table with many data rows, now you want to create a backup copy of this table of all rows or a subset of them, you can use the "SELECT ... INTO" statement. The tutorial script below gives you a good exampl...
2016-11-17, 192👍, 0💬

Inserting Data into a View in SQL Server
Can You Insert Data into a View in SQL Server? Can you insert data into a view? The answer is no. But if the question is "Can you insert data into the underlying table through view?" The answer is then yes. SQL Server will allow you to insert data into the underlying table through a view with a cond...
2016-11-04, 192👍, 0💬

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