A collection of data that is usually organized into tables for different data objects. Tables usually consists of records on instances of the data objects.

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How to recover MySQL database on xampp/windows using ib/frm files?

I'm using xampp on Windows 7. Couple of tables of my Wordpress database got corrupted. When I view the database in phpmyadmin, the tables have the message "in use". I tried repairing/checking/...
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Can anyone suggest a program like OneNote, but with more database-like features? [closed]

I'm trying to use Microsoft Onenote 2010 to organise and create notes for a PhD and it has many advantages, but I'm finding the limitations of the format frustrating. For example, the functionality ...
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create mysql database with one line in bash

Is it possible to create an empty database with one line of command in bash? My newbie attempts have failed: mysql -uroot $(create database mydatabase;) I end up having to mysql -uroot create ...
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Inserting Crackstation's Wordlist into a database table

I'm trying to insert Crackstation's 1.5 billion wordlist (15gig) into a database table. I've tried SQLite and Postgres both with no luck so far via the command line. Both get upset that the data ...
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cumulative profit of each client in table no 2 from data of table 1

I want cumulative profit of each client in table no 2 from data of table 1 formula i use is ""IF(B19=B3,D3,0)+IF(B19=B4,D4,0)+IF(B19=B5,D5,0)+IF(B19=B6,D6,0)+IF(B19=B7,D7,0)+IF(B19=B8,D8,0)+IF(B19=B9,...
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Do .frm files represent the entirety of a MySQL database?

So let's say I copy /var/lib/mysql and save it somewhere else, then uninstall/reinstall MySQL and put the original /var/lib/mysql back where it was. Will I have all of my databases without any trouble?...
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Looking for Firebird GUI [closed]

I use phpMyAdmin to manage all of my MySQL databases and SQL Management Studio Express to manage my MS SQL databases. Now I need to start working with Firebird, and I'm looking for a tool along the ...
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What FLOSS DB design tool for Linux would you recommend?

I want to find a relational DB design tool for Linux, that could export DB schema for MySQL, SQLite and PostreSQL at least. And it should be handy, of course. Good-looking GUI is also a plus ;-) I use ...
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Can a file system's logical structure (including symlink targets) be represented in a single lightweight file (non-binary)?

After playing with multiple SQL and NoSQL databases over the years I feel the best way for me to ensure portability in my personal apps that are data-centric is to avoid all bonafide databases ...
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Reads vs Writes

Consider a Database which is being constantly accessed (read,write,update,deletions etc) , for instance the Database for some particular airlines. I can understand simultaneous writes/updates can ...
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The “smart” way to crawl the web [closed]

I have a project in which I have to crawl the web for lyrics, I am implementing depth-first search and I am making a database in a list (which contains nested lists which will later be saved in a file)...
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I want to install and configure MySQL Server silently with remote access

How NSIS MySql Silent install and configure to enable remote machine access. **ExecWait "C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin\mysqlinstanceconfig.exe -i -q ServiceName=MySQL RootPassword=root ...
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Excel access.Vlookup? IF?

What I am looking to do, is to move stuff from one excel sheet to another sheet, in the same workbook. We will call the sheet with the data the "suppliers list" and the sheet where I want it to go, ...
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Excel macro to look up data from a database and copy it to another Excel file or sheet

I have an excel file which looks up and calculates data for a given date. It works as follows: You enter the date in a specific cell (input) and in the same sheet the required data appears (20 cells). ...
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Querying variables in Excel

I am looking to query some variables in Excel using a formula. I have a database that has some IDs in it that I need pulled out. The problem is that the IDs vary in length and type. Here are some ...
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phpMyAdmin used by java application

I have a MySQL database running at a site using phpMyAdmin. My problem is that I want to use this database inside a Java application which runs as a regular, non browser, application. The problem is ...
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Hide a Database in a .jpg picture [duplicate]

Is there any way to put a database in a picture with a command prompt only (like copy /b 1.db+2.jpg 3.jpg) but keep the Database and the Image intact? I dont want to use any software. I want put my ...
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Dumping an SQLite database stored as dll file?

A little background first: I need to extract a database from an SQLite dll file for my client who has burned bridges with the previous dev. I have these 4 files sitting on my desktop: System.data....
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Oracle local database product (like MS Access)

Is there a Oracle, local database product (which I can run on my laptop like MS Access) which is free for developers, and in which I can Create tables, Load data from file, Run SQL (oracle's syntax) ...
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Linking two entries in a list [closed]

I'm a keen DOTA 2 player. It's a 5-a-side team video game where you play one from a pool of about 100 heroes with different abilities and strengths and weaknesses. I often play team captain and it's ...
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How to extract numerical value after a certain string within a sentence in Excel cell?

I want to extract the numerical value immediately following the string "ABS" (Case sensitive) within a bulk of text in a cell from an Excel table. Not all the cell may contain the the string I'm ...
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Excel - auto-fill blank cells or 0 in B:B to a dummy e-mail address which changes sequentially

I am creating a database in Excel that requires an e-mail address to be assigned to each row or user. While some users have an e-mail address in the original CSV file the majority do not. Each e-mail ...
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Host a database server with a different hosting company [closed]

I am hosting my app and database in Linode. I want to scale it by having a separate database server, but I reckon I don't need to pay $10/month for another VPS with Linode for the database server. I ...
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Data modelling, calculation and visualization tools?

I often need to make decisions based on various kinds of data and their calculation results/visualizations respectively. For simple, tabular data I usually make Excel spreadsheets, however most of the ...
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Index files and folders in windows

I want to create a database of all files and folders within a specific location (say, E:\movies). How can I do this? Is there any software which can do this for me? Otherwise do I need to write code ...
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How to fix botched Outlook CSV data export 2013

When I exported contacts from outlook into a CSV file (to later upload it to Insightly database), it placed company names as part of the email address, it looks like this: Column named "E-mail" ...
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Why are there limits to scaling relational databases? [closed]

It is often repeated that the Big Data problem is that relational databases can not scale to process the massive volumes of data that are now being created. But what are these scalability limitations ...
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The best way to sync an MS Excel file with DB data (including saving it)

I have an Excel file that is supposed to mirror some data from an MS SQL DB. This file is synced automatically to a remote location. I would like that whenever the Excel file is synced, the data that ...
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Convert a line graph into data [duplicate]

Am looking for a tool that will import a line graph (chart) image and convert the line into numerical data, either in a spreadsheet or a database. For example, given an image like this: It might ...
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OpenFire connect to SQL Server Database: Network error IOException: Connection refused

I am trying to get OpenFire to run with my SQL Server. I am following the instructions at Instructions. I have created a new database, named it OpenFireDB, and have created a new login and user, both ...
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manipulate unknown database file

I have a database file ending in .dat, which says nothing to me. Given that it uses a file per database, I assumed that it had to be some sort of sqlite, so tried to open with sqlite3 and has not been ...
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How does social media sites store posts [closed]

Do social media sites such as Facebook and twitter, store posts in a database? Like mysql? Wouldn't the database be extremely large? Does Facebook or social media sites remove old post?
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Photo Organizer that works from many computers to one file server

I have a file server in the closet. It runs Ubuntu, and exports my photo library as NFS4 and SMB. I have children and a wife who all also want access to these photos. Right now, the archive has the ...
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Extending an formula over multiple cells

I want to set up an excel table where: A:A is my 1st data table B:B is my result table C:C is my "Column" table D:D is my "Row" table E:E is my 2nd data table I want the result of the function to ...
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Are Intel i7 core mobile processors decent enough for software development? [closed]

I'm reaching out because I'm in the market for a new laptop, and I would like something light that I can take with me for a job interview or meet clients, so I can demonstrate my source code and ...
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Auto-Fill Textfields in PDF from external sites?

So I've got an editable PDF with 2 text fields. Name and EMail. The PDF is locally as in on my current PC. The database is remote, and has 2 fields called "Name" and "EMail". However it is not a ...
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Recover back end database password from front end connection string

I built an MS Access database about a year ago and set separate passwords for the "front end" and "back end" components of the database. It's been a long time since I've had to access the back end ...
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SFTP transfer a file from server to desktop

I am trying to compete an assignment for school and I have one final step. I have use the "put" command to load the file. Then ran a spool and the file followed by ending the spool. Now I am back at ...
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Database-based word document

I will take an example, it'll be easier: So I have a database about classrooms. There is student db which contains all the students like so: id name surname slug class 0 John ...
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Can an Excel 2007 Pivot Table merge data from different tables like a database?

I want to analyze data with a pivot table in Excel 2007. I tried to construct an easy example to explain my question below: I have a table (Table2) with data sorted by Person. I want to analyze ...
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how do I alter the structure of a table in SugarCRM CE?

How do I add fields to the opportunities table so that they propagate? From within Studio > Opportunities > Fields I added fields. Pardon, I don't understand the next step to effect a change ...
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Which program does *this instance* java.exe belong to? Why is it there, and can I remove it safely?

Since I'm stuck in deciding for sure if I should just delete C:\WINDOWS\system32\java.exe ... (I use the java.exe from C:\Program Files\Java[javaversion]\bin, which I explicitly set in my path ...
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I have a mysql table with 150k rows and do regular updates. Updates can take 1-3seconds. What options do i have to reduce this?

I have a table (mysql) that has 150k rows. During the day there are multiple updates (1000s) that change an int value to another int value (update table set field = ? where table.id = ?). nothing ...
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How to: Database Model in Visio 2013

I am unable to find the "Database Model" in Visio 2013 and upon linking an existing database to Visio, there is no option to Reverse Engineer. Where do I find this functionality?
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Is there a way to change the query a report uses in Libreoffice Base or better yet to select the query at the time a report is run?

I have a standard set of data that I always want out of a report, however it could be based on a query of any of the values. Is it possible to set it up so I double click on a report and it would let ...
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How to split one row in Excel into multiple rows for database management

I have a set of data that is currently 39,000 rows and 27 columns. The first column is the ID number. The subsequent columns correspond to elections, with the date of the election in row 1 (cells B1-...
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Are there any NULL bytes in an MS Access database?

Mercurial diffs files only if it is "not binary", where "binary" is defined as "contains a NULL byte". Do databases in MS Access (.mdb) contain null bytes?
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Cleared vs. Unformatted partition in GParted

I am running a database-like application that writes and reads data directly to and from a raw block device. I would like to create a new partition for this purpose, and I am using GParted. I've ...
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Pulling out data from a spreadsheet

I need to add information of clients who have visited the office, which department, who they were referred by, who they were referred to etc. I have linked a screenshot of what I have currently made ...
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mysql backup verification

Im not a dabase admin or advanced database user or advanced linux user.. but I would like to know how to verify mysql dumps because I am backing up my own sites manually. Normally when backing up lot ...