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Hi Team,

I need to create a stored procedure which inserts rows from an Emp table into the Staging table

Stageing Table
Create table EmployeeStg
(
EmpID INT,
ENAME VARCHAR2(40),
Age INT);
go


Original Table

Employees
EMPID         ENAME                      Age
1               sam                              40
2               xyz                                 20
3              dfdf                               34


My question how can I insert rows EmployeeStg using Employees table from a Sybase stored procedure . Can I use Select into clause . What is the best way to achieve this .

Any sample code is reaaly appreciated. Since MSSQL and Sybase use T-SQL , Iam moving this under both MSSQLSERVER and Sybase database
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Hi Team,

Iam new to Sybase  and unix , I need an help in writing a shell script which will  pass  the shell script parameters to the stored procedure .  The below code throws an error ,Any help is really appreciated

Procedure DeleteData
@Empid INT,
@empType VARCHAR2(40),
@status OUT INT
WITH RECOMPILE
AS
BEGIN

INSERT INTO TABLENAME VALUES (@EMPID,@emptype);

Delete from TempEMp where empid=@EMPID;

end;
go

I need to call this storedprocedure from the shell script

#!/usr/bin/ksh

EmpId =$1
EmpType=$2
Status=0
result=$(isql -usam -p sam123 -slocalhost << EOF

 DeleteData $EmpId, $EmpType , $Status
EOF)

If [ $Status -eq 0 ]
then
      echo "Success"
else
    echo "failure"
fi
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Hi Team,

Iamm new to sybase , Need help on any tutorial for performance tuning in Sybase (like explain plan in oracle , hints etc) .
Any help is really appreciated.
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Hi,

In sybase, table sysdatabases has column dumptrdate, what date does it indicates ?
It is the unix time stamp of that dmp stripes ?

If it unix time stamp, can I manually update that column ?

my problem is as below..

1. Copied the dmp from one server to another
2. Load the dmp
3. Still offline
4. loading trans dmp but failed due to date mismatch.
5. Checked the date in dumptrdate, it is showing wrong date
6. Made it online and checked the date inside database, it is showing correct date.
7. So I suspected that dumptrdate used unix timestamp so I loaded the dmp again..manually updated dumptrdate column and tried loading tran dmp, it is still failing.

Cant figure out where I am going wrong, need some expert advice on this.

Thanks
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In sql server I can perform an INSERT INTO Table SELECT FROM to copy data from a source table to a target table. Where the target table might already have data in it. Is there a way to do this in SYBASE syntax?
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#option3
                                update top(10) ud_$REAL_TABLE_NAME
                                set $UD_FIELD_NAME=@id
                                where $$UD_FIELD_NAME is NULL

                                while @@rowcount > 0
                                begin transaction
                                update top(10) ud_$REAL_TABLE_NAME
                                set $UD_FIELD_NAME=@id
                                where $UD_FIELD_NAME is NULL

                                     if @@rowcount > 0
                                       begin
                                            print 'Successfully update @@rowcount no of rows'
                                            commit transaction
                                       end


                                end

                                go

                                set rowcount 0
                                go
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I need to create a new column using an alter statement, and I need to add a column value which will default to a value of 0 upon completion. I have tried using the two alter statement seperately, however I get the error message shown below. Can anyone tell me what needs to be done so that I can create a default value of Zero?

EXECUTE (' ALTER TABLE dbo.TrtTable ADD Contag TINYINT DEFAULT 0')


EXECUTE (' ALTER TABLE dbo.TrtTable ADD Contag TINYINT NOT NULL DEFAULT (0) ')


https://www.experts-exchange.com/askQuestion.jsp#
> Script lines 111-138 ------
Neither the select into nor the 'full logging for alter table' database options are enabled for database 'CompEmp'. ALTER TABLE with data copy cannot be done.
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I need help from a Sybase Expert.
I need to be able  to create a table in my database from scratch.  So I have a master script that creates all of the tables from scratch. For one of the tables, call it "EmpList" when I try to create that table from scratch I get the error message shown below. As a side note, I generated the sql to create the table by right clicking on the table in Aqua studio, and selecting "Script Object to File As : Create".

Why am I getting the error message below(See very bottom of post) when I try to create the table?
Here is my sql to create the table:

CREATE TABLE dbo.EmpList (
EmpId numeric(10,0) IDENTITY NOT NULL,
DtCreated datetime NOT NULL,
CONSTRAINT EmpList_pri PRIMARY KEY NONCLUSTERED(EmpId)
WITH max_rows_per_page = 0, reservepagegap =0
)
LOCK ALLPAGES
WITH max_rows_per_page = 0,
reservepagegap = 0,
identity_gap = 0
ON [default]
GO
GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE ON dbo.EmpList TO jeltem
GO
GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE ON dbo.EmpList TO admin
GO





> Script lines
dbo.EmpList not found. Specify owner.objectname or use sp_help to check wether the object exists (sp_help may produce lots of output)
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Hi,
I would like to know if there is any configuration parameter or procedure from which I could know how many CPUs or cores is used by ASE?
I am using Sybase ASE 16.0 & 15.7.
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Hi,
Is there any way to disable automatic truncating some of monitoring tables (monSysSQLText, monSysStatement) after SELECT operation? It will make my work a lot easier. I found only a note that ASE assumes that DB user don't want to see it again, which is not true in my case.
I am using Sybase ASE 16.0 & 15.7.
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I can add a column to a table as follows. Is there a way to specify that the column can not be null?
Or am I already doing that implicitly.

My Sybase sql which works :
ALTER TABLE dbo.MaxPlayer ADD SmallScore tinyint DEFAULT  0


This does not work as I added NOT NULL:

ALTER TABLE dbo.MaxPlayer ADD SmallScore tinyint NOT NULL DEFAULT  0
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I need to create a new column in a Sybase data table, but only if the column does not yet exists. Here is my query, below. My table is named BALANCE and the new column is named SAMP

When I run the query I keep getting an error message "Incorrect Syntax near bit". Can someone tell me what is wrong with my syntax. I know I am close, but I just can't figure it out.

if not exists (select 1 from syscolumns where object_name(id) = 'BALANCE' and name = 'SAMP')
begin
execute('

 alter table BALANCE add column SAMP bit DEFAULT (0) NOT NULL

')
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I have the following Sybase sql code that is within a stored procedure. When the code executes, an error message is dislpayed 2627 - "Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint BUKO_PRIMARY". I don't actually have access to the data, so I have limited debugging capabilities right now. However I think that the error is occurring because of maybe an attempt to insert a duplicate record into the table stored in @BakName. Does that sound correct? How should I handle this in Sybase sql to deal with the attempt to insert a duplicate record?
Also does the command "INDEX" attempt to make a column as a unique value in the column?

SELECT queryString = 'SELECT b.* INTO ' + @BakName +
                       'FROM stageTable a (INDEX stageTable_pk) +
                       ' INNER JOIN ' + @PrxyName + 'b (INDEX BUKO_PRIMARY) ON a.ATO_ID = b.TO_ID '
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I am using DBArtisan 9.1.2 and I want to recompile a Sybase stored procedure that exists because I have to modify the stored procedure. How would I do so?

The stored procedure starts out as ...

create procedure dbo.usp_CalculateImportedItems
as
declare @err                  int
BEGIN
declare @BalanceRecordCount int
declare @PendingRecordCount int
declare @WiredRecordCount int
declare @OpenItemsRecordCount int
declare @IntellimatchRecordCount int
declare @AutoImportDate datetime
declare @ManualImportDate datetime

BEGIN  TRANSACTION
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hi
i am comparing the output of number of view from syscomments for specific tablename with sp_depends tablename output. i always get few extra views in syscomment output. is it correct way of comparing and why we get extra output from syscomments output.

1. select distinct sysobjects.name,
case
 when sysibjects.type = 'v'
..
  from sysobjects inner join syscomments on
sysobjects.id = syscomments.id
where syscomment.text like'%tablename'

2. sp_depends '%tablename%'

i am comparing above 2 output and find there is diffetence output..
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Hi,

I'm working in the DATA WAREHOUSE PROJECT, Does anyone have the industry best practices on how to build a  TEST cases.

Such as Tools, Technique, the methodology used?
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UNABLE TO CONVERT THE DLI_MAIN_CODE AND | CHAR

--SQL================================
CREATE TABLE #PROOF
(
    dli_barcode numeric NOT NULL,
    all_dli_main_code varchar(10) NOT NULL
)

DECLARE cur CURSOR for
    SELECT
       
        U.DLI_BARCODE,
        U.DLI_MAIN_CODE
        FROM OMPROD..PS_DLI_ITEM_UC U, #AD_DAILY_REPORT D
        WHERE U.DLI_MAIN_CODE IN  (7,8,89)
        AND U.DLI_BARCODE = D.CHILD_BARCODE
        AND U.SETID = D.SETID
         


DECLARE @curDLI_BARCODE NUMERIC
DECLARE @lastDLI_BARCODE NUMERIC
DECLARE @curDLI_MAIN_CODE varchar(30)
DECLARE @DLI_MAIN_CODE SMALLINT

OPEN cur
FETCH NEXT FROM cur INTO
      @curDLI_BARCODE, @curDLI_MAIN_CODE
SET @lastDLI_BARCODE = @curDLI_BARCODE
WHILE @@FETCH_STATUS = 0
BEGIN
    IF (@lastDLI_BARCODE != @curDLI_BARCODE)
    BEGIN
        INSERT INTO #PROOF(dli_barcode ,all_dli_main_code)
            VALUES(@lastDLI_BARCODE, @DLI_MAIN_CODE )    --<<<<+ '| '
        SET @lastDLI_BARCODE = @curDLI_BARCODE
        SET @DLI_MAIN_CODE = NULL
    END

    IF (@DLI_MAIN_CODE IS NULL)
        SET @DLI_MAIN_CODE = @curDLI_MAIN_CODE
    ELSE
        SET @DLI_MAIN_CODE = CONVERT(VARCHAR(10), @DLI_MAIN_CODE + N' '+ '| ' + @curDLI_MAIN_CODE) --<<<<20170428 PM

    FETCH NEXT FROM cur INTO
        @curDLI_BARCODE, @curDLI_MAIN_CODE
END

IF (@DLI_MAIN_CODE IS NOT NULL)
BEGIN
    INSERT INTO #PROOF(dli_barcode, all_dli_main_code)
        VALUES(@curDLI_BARCODE, CONVERT(VARCHAR(10), …
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I had this question after viewing Backing up Sybase database Server using Veeam.

Hi,

I'm new in experts-exchange community. My company is on the way to use SAP Solutions. Right now I must choose backup concept for all VM's and databases. As far I know HANA backs up relatively automatic (dumps database and logs from RAM to storage). The issue what keeps me not sleeping is backup from Sybase ver. 11 databases, as database shouldn't be stopped at any time (24/7 availabilty) and this version have no support for VSS. I've readed that it's possible to HA (High Availabilty) and DR (Disaster Restore) only with VMWare solutions but I'm not sure - will consistency of database not be corrupted?...
Can someone give me a Tip what would be the best solution?
Database: Sybase 11
VMWare: vSphere 5.5
Veeam: 9.5.0.823
Many thanks for Your replies.
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i want to check if the Windows server has the following software installed on it.

IBM DB2
IBM IMS
Unisys RDMS
Unisys DMS
Sybase
Oracle

I believe we can check this if there are services running for each Software and need to know what service will indicate that the software is installed?
Any one please.
Thanks
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Below is the output set I want from an SP. I will have count as input parameter to the  SP
so If count in 3 and I want the result to be c1, c2, c3, c4, c5,c6,c7,c8,c9
If the Count is 2, then c1,c2,c3, c4

Output of SP:
 
(OP)            C1            C2            C3           C4            C5            C6    C7          C8            C9

I know we can do like below, how do I do it dynamically?

SELECT '(OP)',           ' C1 ',   'C2', 'C3','C4','C5','C6', 'C7','C8',       'C9'
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Now that the 12 has a feature of the columnar tables, had anyone did the performance comparision of Sybase IQ to that of Oracle 12c.  Did you use the 12C columnar table feature or  the traditional tables used for the migration. I have 1.8 TB of data going out from IQ to Oracle but not sure on the performance.
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I have Needles as my case management software. It uses Sybase SQL Anywhere as the back end database.
I want to pull the data from Sybase into a SQL Server database so I can run query statements since I know SQL Server but not Sybase.
I am using a copy of the original database.
The company won't say how to do this. Their application has a very limited report writing tool and so we have to ask them to write repoerts for us. I want to get around this. Please advice. Thank you for your time.
Marina D.
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Dears,

Is it right that the following 3 commands are not copies into the standby database:
•      select into
•      update statistics
•      Database or configuration options such as sp_dboption and sp_configure

*For select into, can we add this configuration : sp_setrepdbmode pdb, 'S', 'on'  ?
 If so, what about others? Do we have to apply them manually on standby database?
The same concern is about ALTER table in the active database, but for this I think it is replicated, isn’t it?
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when i am creating a temp table in sybase i am getting this error. Can advice which property is blocking and how can i increase this number. or how to resolve such sybase issues.

Error msg is

"Number = 1701, severity = 16, state = 1, Message = create table failed because the minimum row size would be 4066bytes. this exceeds the max allowable size of a row for this table."
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Dears, I was issuing my script for Sybase ASE database maintenance manually, which select some information from sysobjects and sysindexes relying on derived stats and insert those retrieved data into a temp table then iterate through it to rebuild index when it is needed, the details are in the attached file, please find it.

now, I want to execute this file automatically using a batch file, which calls the attached file but unfortunately the file doesn't execute cause the commands such as select into #temp, and select derived-stats and others.
is this right? or I miss some thing, please advice how can I run my script automatically???
rebuild-idx.sql
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Sybase Database

Sybase, a subsidiary of SAP, builds a client/server relational database management system. Products include Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE), Adaptive Server Anywhere (ASA), Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP) for mobile applications, Afaria for enterprise mobile device management and IQ for data warehouse and big data applications.

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