Top 10 Reserved SQL Keywords

databases You may know that I created a SQL Reserved Keywords Checker a few years ago. I was just noticing today that a lot of people are searching for the same keywords. Here's a list of the top 10 keywords people searched for using the tool in the past year:.

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databases I've known about the INFORMATION_SCHEMA views (or system tables) in SQL Server for a while, but I just leared recently that they are actually part of the SQL-92 standard and supported on other database platforms.

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EnterpriseDB - PostgreSQL with Oracle Compatibility

databases I have been hearing a bit of buzz about EnterpriseDB latley. I think the main reason is that they just secured $7 million in venture capital funding.

What is EnterpriseDB?

EnterpriseDB is based on the source code for the open source PostgreSQL database server.

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SQL to Select a random row from a database table

databases There are lots of ways to select a random record or row from a database table. Here are some example SQL statements that don't require additional application logic, but each database server requires different SQL syntax.

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Cheat Sheet for PostgreSQL

databases When I created my list of cheat sheets for web development last week, I left out PostgreSQL. Frank Reiser, asked why it was left out - and the reason was simply that I couldn't find one.

Being a PostgreSQL fan, I decided to create a cheat sheet for postgresql myself.

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Faster Inserts with PostgreSQL

databases As I mentioned yesterday, I'm working on optimizing lots of inserts into a database, and I need solutions for different DB servers. Today I have been working with PostgreSQL. Although the PostgreSQL COPY command is recommended, I can't seam to get it to work with ColdFusion, and cfquery.

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LIMIT and OFFSET SQL Pagination

databases Both MySQL and PostgreSQL support a really cool feature called OFFSET that is usually used with a LIMIT clause.

The LIMIT clause is used to limit the number of results returned in a SQL statement.

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SQL Reserved Key Words Checker Tool

databases I just whipped together a tool for checking for reserved sql words. The tool checks against SQL Server 2000, MySQL 5.0, PostgreSQL 8.0, Oracle 10g, ODBC, and SQL Server Future Keywords list.

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PostgreSQL for Mac OS X

apple databases There is a new project that has created an installer for PostgreSQL Database Server on Mac OS X. The project also aims to create some native OSX gui tools for PostgreSQL.

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Top 3 differences between PostgreSQL and MS SQL

databases I recently switched a database server from Microsoft SQL Server over to PostgreSQL.

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Returning TOP N Records

databases Returning only the first N records in a SQL query differs quite a bit between database platforms.

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did you hack my cf?