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  • MySQL: How to restrict certain tables from mysqldump

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  • SQL Server database: How to interpret precision and scale of a number

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  • Can I import a single MySQL database using a mysqldump?

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  • SQL Server database: Inserting a table using the input from another table

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  • Deleting a MySQL database through a Linux shell command

    For my MySQL database, I constantly update the schema files and then delete / recreate the database so our new schema is created. I do this by MySQL Query Browser, login and then delete the database. Now I'm looking to delete the database through a Linux shell command in Ubuntu.

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  • How should we be careful with a live database?

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  • What’s the difference between create database and create schema in MySQL?

    For one of my projects, I'm looking to use a "information_schema" database and metadata but I'm still wondering if there are any actually differences between the "create schema" command and the "create database" command in MySQL. What are the differences (if there are any at all)? Thanks!

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  • What’s the best way to connect and query my database for a set of C# records?

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  • Adding a new table to our SQLite database

    My team and I have already created SQLite tables but we're looking to add a new table to our database. Here's the DB version: private static final int DATABASE_VERSION = 2; We've also added this string to create the table: private static final String DATABASE_CREATE_color = "CREATE TABLE IF NOT...

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  • What’s the maximum MIMEtype length for storing type in a database?

    Would anyone be able to tell me what people are using for the length of a MIMEType field in their databases? The longest one that we use is 72 bytes but we're looking to see if there are longer ones. We've actually started using 250 now but is there anything longer? Thanks for the help.

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  • How to remote connect to a ClearDB Heroku database

    How would I be able to perform a remote connection my ClearDB MySQL database (on Heroku) using the MySQL Query Browser? Basically, I'm trying to get a URL, port, login and password. Thanks so much.

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  • How can I secure my database password using PHP?

    I'm using a PHP application for my database so obviously I need to pass a login / password to make a database connection. And I'm using a minimum-permission login for the application so PHP needs to know those credentials somewhere. Is that the best way to secure my password? I'm just worried that...

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