databases (22)

Exploring SQL's HAVING Clause for Advanced Filtering

When delving into SQL, mastering the HAVING clause alongside the GROUP BY statement becomes crucial for nuanced data manipulation. This feature empowers users to refine result sets post-grouping, particularly handy when dealing with aggregate functio...

Den W. · 2 weeks ago · 22

dbForge Studio for MySQL: Why I Switched to This Easy, All-Rounder GUI Tool

Learning MySQL introduced me to the command line interface and MySQL Workbench. While I find these tools enough for most tasks, I feel that my productivity is not good enough. So, I looked for another GUI tool and found dbForge Studio for MySQL. To m...

Edwin Sanchez · 29 August 2022 · 188

What is SQL Server: pros and cons of using

Databases are repositories that contain large amounts of information. You can send requests, receive information from them using DBMS - control systems. A popular DBMS developed by Microsoft is SQL Server. This program is available in several edition...

Alex · 27 July 2022 · 194

A Roadmap To Thrive As A Big Data Engineer

Are you interested in the following areas: Information Technology Math Analytics Problem-solving Numbers, graphs, charts, etc. If yes! Then big data engineering could be a great choice for you. This article will walk you through some of th...

Aileen Scott · 24 May 2022 · 957

What is Baked in the Baker's Dozen?

On April 8, PostgreSQL feature freeze took place, so only features committed earlier will get into version PostgreSQL 13. Probably, this version can hardly be considered revolutionary, since it has no conceptual changes. Some of critical patches were...

Alex · 3 years ago · 152

How to Remove Duplicate Rows in MySQL

Can it happen that the data stored in databases include identical records? Yes, it happens frequently. However, having duplicate records in databases is a scenario that should be avoided. Duplicates pose an ongoing risk to the data consistency and th...

John Fuller · 5 days ago · 1

Best Oracle Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) in 2024

If you search for the most popular database management system, the search result will surely include Oracle Database. Despite the competition from other major RDBMSs, Oracle remains one of the global leaders in its niche of enterprise-grade, sophisti...

John Fuller · 6 days ago · 1

MySQL Temporary Tables

Temporary tables in MySQL are a special feature that allows users to store and manipulate temporary data within a specific session, thereby simplifying complex queries. It is a fast and convenient way to handle data without cluttering the database or...

John Fuller · 1 week ago · 1

Best alternative to SQLyog

SQLyog and dbForge Studio for MySQL are both viable solutions for database developers and administrators, with lots of nifty features hidden under clean user interfaces. But where SQLyog is a solid mid-tier player, dbForge Studio takes the art of dat...

John Fuller · 2 weeks ago · 1

How to Install Windows on a Mac With Parallels and Run dbForge Edge

dbForge Edge is an expansive solution that covers a huge number of database-related tasks across multiple database systems and cloud services, including MySQL, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, and PostgreSQL. And though dbForge Ed...

John Fuller · 28 March · 1

Export MySQL data to CSV: Comprehensive tutorial & best practices

CSV is one of the most versatile data formats that is widely used to exchange structured data between different applications. The convenience of CSV lies in simplicity. CSV files contain plain text that can be opened by any text editing app, such as...

John Fuller · 25 March · 1

PostgreSQL vs SQL Server: What Are the Differences?

In today’s business landscape, effective management and storage of data are more crucial than ever. As a result, selecting the appropriate database management system for each particular project can be complicated. There is no universal solution...

John Fuller · 22 March · 1

How to Change a Column Type in MySQL

MySQL is well-known among other relational database management systems for its robustness and versatility. A fundamental aspect of its architecture lies in the meticulous handling of data types within columns, a crucial element determining the nature...

John Fuller · 20 March · 1

How to import text files to MySQL/MariaDB databases

Data import is one of the basic yet important operations in database management. What you need here is a selection of formats to choose from, flexible settings for each format, and a handy GUI tool that will help you make the process smooth and effic...

John Fuller · 18 March · 1

How to Check the Oracle Version

Knowing the version of your Oracle Database is important. It helps you evaluate support options, apply necessary updates for security and stability, and take advantage of new features to meet changing business needs. What’s more, database vulne...

John Fuller · 21 February · 1

Migrate MySQL Database to Any Target: How to Do It Quick and Easy

How unnerving is it to migrate a MySQL database to another location? If you did it before, how does it feel after the migration? Is it like you were dropped in a war-torn place? Explosions here and there? Guns blazing? With all the screaming, trauma...

John Fuller · 01 February · 1