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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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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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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How to prevent Skype from deleting 'deleted messages' from log?

I use a mac and I recently tried to recover a deleted message from Skype. I discovered that Skype uses an sqlite database to store old messages and I found the logs under 'Application Support'. But ...
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Can anyone suggest a program like OneNote, but with more database-like features?

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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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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SquirrelSQL does not display schema owned by another user (Postgres)

I've noticed that SquirrelSQL (v3.6) does not display schemas in a Postgres (v9.2) database if it is owned by another user, even if I'm connected to the database on superuser. When I do alter schema ...
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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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How do I repair a corrupted Firefox places.sqlite database?

I had some problems with my RAM (bluescreen several times, Windows XP) and now are my Firefox databases damaged. Firefox is working, but my history is gone and it's reporting several inconsistencies ...
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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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In Visio 2010, how can I create a mandatory, non-identifying relationship between two database tables

I'm working in MS Visio 2010. This is the relevant part of my ERD: The relationship between Event and Adventure is correct: there's a foreign key from Event to Adventure, and that FK is part of ...
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How can I remove Postgres completely from my Mac?

I have been experiencing spooky behavior with Postgres after using the Mac installer for Postgres. There seems to be an existing half-baked Postgres installation that was already there and remains ...
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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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Access Database button is not working properly [closed]

I work with a company that works with several older access databases. The databases work when opening them using Access 2007, but when I try to open them in Access 2010, all of the buttons work in ...
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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: ...
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Sybase: how to add a connection definition to ASE isql?

My knowledge of using sybase on windows is getting rusty... I want to use the open source isql tool ASE isql. When I tried to establish a connection to my sybase database, a 'Connection' dialog box ...
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Postgresql can't install on Deepin Linux

A six months ago I installed Deepin linux on my laptop, and I've been using it to my daily work. By default I have same configurations that when I used Ubuntu or ElementaryOS, JVM 1.7, MariaDB, ...
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What's the equivalent of Microsoft Access on the Mac?

I want to use a Microsoft Access 2007 database on my Mac. However, it appears that Office 2008 for Mac does not have an equivalent to Microsoft Access. I'm new the Mac so can anybody suggest a easy to ...
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290 views

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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Open Source alternative to FileMaker or Access?

I'm looking for an open source alternative to simple databases such as FileMaker or Access (something visual where you don't need SQL very much). I know of Base in OpenOffice.org but I think it is ...
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Linux Mint (Ubuntu) Microsoft Access Replacement?

I've just switched over from Window to Linux Mint, and the only thing I'm missing is a replacement for Microsoft Access. I'm aware of LibreOffice (which comes installed), are there any others I ...
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Linking two entries in a list

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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Importing CSV files into Excel using a macro

I want to develop a macro where in my Excel worksheet I type a date in a specific cell, and the macro will go into a folder containing text files. A database you could say. I want it to find the ...
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“FATAL: lock file ”postmaster.pid“ already exists”

I just reinstalled postgres via brew install postgres I ran initdb /usr/local/var/postgres -E utf8 but got this: The files belonging to this database system will be owned by user "atal421". This ...
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OBDC SQL connector for Windows Auditing Server to interface with Linux syslog server

I am working on a cross platform project here is the scenario: UNIX/Linux We have a Linux syslog server currently in place collecting syslogs from all network appliances and UNIX/Linux systems. ...
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Can you recommend an alternative to iTunes on Mac computers? [closed]

I have a large iTunes database (over 750 GB) and iTunes can't manage large databases without screwing up. I am looking for an alternative solution to manage the metadata of my collection (including ...
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Shortening an Excel formula if possible

I am unable to shorten an Excel formula I am using in an Excel database. I have googled it, but this appears to be the shortest way already from the first page on Google. ...
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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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Eclipse plugin for viewing database scheme

I tryed to install following plugin: dbschemaviewer but it doesn't work for me. I see following message: I think that it is related with version incompatibility. Can you advice alternative plugin ...
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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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How to use ShemaSpyGui for view database diagram

I installed Postgre today and I want to watch database shema. I resolvse to use schemaSpy and download it and also schemaSpyGui and then I see: This is the command (password not displayed!) ...
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IDEA bad encoding inside database veiw

I have connected my database and IDEA. Now I see list of tables from my database. but when I want to see table content I see following: Actually this content on my native language(not English). ...
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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 ...