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Parsing data from big json field and geocode services then store to PostgreSQL using psycopg2 instead django-orm

This code works, but my boss told me that it's very bad code, and don't want to deploy it. It is my first time working as a programmer and I have at least 3 months of experience. ...
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Find all the countries I can visit by just crossing direct borders

I was helping on this question. There you have a table border to indicate countryA and countryB have a common border. And want ...
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Appending unique data to a postgres table

I receive daily files (filename_%m_%d_%Y.csv) from a client and I read those in pandas, process them, and store them in Postgres. Sometimes there are delays and we do not get the data for a few days. ...
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Ruby on rails instance loops

I am trying to use a custom sql query to display different attributes for a product i.e. Size and Price. The query I have when running in console displays as it should ...
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DRYing two very similar SQL conditional inserts

I have two very similar SQL statements ...
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Delivering groups of online reports

As part of my present project, I revived the task to deliver group of online reports. As per a report's complexity and best performance on my radar, I decided to write SQL view on PostgreSQL and next ...
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Gathering distinct patient diagnosis records

This code correctly gathers diagnosis records for a patient to show distinct records based on the AMA ICD9 code, diagnosis description, and date of posting. The output is distinct on (ICD code, ...
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Form Builder for RESTFUL API

I have a web app which requires a team leader to be able to add additional text fields of their choice whenever they add a new user. So for example, by default my app would have the following fields ...
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Database migration script

I'm working on a database migration script written in python, which will take data from a MySQL database and insert them into a PostgreSQL database with a different Schema (different table structures, ...
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MySQL-to-PostgreSQL migration script

I'm working on a Python script to migrate a MySQL database into a PostgreSQL database with a different Schema (different table structures, different datatypes and so on). I'm a sysadmin and ...
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Summarizing income and expense information by month

I made myself a simple budgeting application. Each transaction is stored in the transactions table: ...
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C++ PostgreSQL database driver wrapper

I am writing my own wrapper for PostgreSQL (but it can be used for other engines too). I am using this desgin: ...
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PL/pgSQL autologin token generation

Here's an excerpt from my migration script for my database for the new "remember me" login option for my web application. Logging in with a valid username/password combination (authenticate_user) ...
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Searching text, starring, flagging and joins

I have an interesting performance concern that I would like to address before it becomes a serious issue. I created a SQL Fiddle to demonstrate the query, and the explain statement can be seen on ...
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Fixing logs that overlap

Here we trying to fix logs that have overlaps with each other. Am I doing it right? Is there any way to improve/refactor it? ...
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Append user input to a database

This is my first time writing a Swing+Groovy application that successfully inserts data to SQL tables. It may look like example code, but it is more test code, as I will eventually expand this to a ...
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Do you Connect with my Groove?

I'm new at groovy, and this is my first time writing a database connection script. It may seem like example code, but it is more like test code. It works as posted, and I'm planning to use this as a ...
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Downloading 2 tables from db, does calculation and uploads resulting table

I have written this script that downloads two tables from the db, preforms an intersection on them and adds 2 new columns to the resulting table, and uploads the resulting table to the db. It's a bit ...
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Monitoring and re-establishing a PostgreSQL connection

Within a complicated Ruby project, I need to monitor the connection to a PostgreSQL database, as answered here. I use a thread for this purpose. Every few milliseconds, I invoke "consume_input" which ...
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Updating results when an opinion poll is answered

Let's say I am trying to build an opinion poll app, such that I can create a template of an opinion poll, give it multiple sections/questions, assign multiple people to different copies of a given ...
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Save file from request to database

I am saving (image) files to PostgreSQL database in my Node.js and Express server application. The code is used to upload user images to server (at the moment it is not restricted to image files in ...
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Supervisors and employees query, with a subselect and inner join

I want to replace or improve the SELECT command of tblVisor to make it faster. Is there any way to improve this SQL command? ...
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Bookmaker odds and offers query

The following query returns the latest Odds for each Offer based on the timestamp on the ...
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Fetching photos and tweets related to selected publications

1) Postgresql 2) User has_many :reports 3) Report belongs_to :user 3) Report belongs_to :publication 4) Publication has_many :reports 4) Publication scope :photos, -> ...
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MS Access to PostgreSQL converter

I was hoping to get some feedback on the implementation of this class for programmatically converting an access file into a PostgreSQL schema (works by obtaining schema data from the cursor object). ...
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PostgreSQL multiple processes and queries or nested query

I have a series of tables and queries I run a process against and at times this process can take hours - if not multiple days - depending on the date range I select. I am running PostgreSQL 9.4. In ...
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Complicated article sort

In short I have a bunch of articles (~100k) which shall be ranked ("mixed", hence "newsmix") based on their newsValue (how important they are, between 1 and 10) and newsLifetime (how long they stay ...
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Function to split a given string according to predefined patterns

Here's a function that splits given string according to predefined patterns. It's part of a trigger function used to populate one table from another. I want to be sure that I'm not making any ...
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Loading 40GB twitter JSON TAR file from archive.org and load into PostgreSQL

I wrote the script below to load data obtained from the twitter JSON archive on archive.org into a PostgreSQL database. I'm looking for optimizations in the code. It currently runs at ~1.7 seconds ...
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Using PostgreSQL effectively with a banking app

I'm kind of newbie for these things but I did something and I want to know how I can do this effectively. ...
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Simple SQL query to get phrase pairs from a translations table

This is probably the noobiest SQL question ever, and I'm almost positive there's a JOIN or something in PostgreSQL for this, but I can't find it so I'm using a ...
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Building query for search engine

I'm writing a basic search engine for my website. It works but I'm really unhappy with the code. I know it can't be improved but I'm lacking some experiences here. In my params from my search I get: ...
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Trading Card Game database schema for statistics

This database schema will be used in conjunction with various systems as related to an online Trading Card Game, mostly for permanent storage and statistics. Some example cases would include: JDBC ...
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Sorting of nested categories inside a Common Table Expression

I have a PostgreSQL database which contains (among other things) the following table definition: ...
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What are the latest Odds?

The main problem the following query is solving, is the following: Each Offer has multiple Odds (...
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Step 2: Creating functions the business tool will use

I've been working on this project and here is my first function for step 2. I feel this is the most important one, as I will carry over recommendations from this ...
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Benchmarking of SQL data crunching using a common datum

@nhgrif and I were curious about a couple different ways to aggregate a number of records based on a duplicate/common datum. Two different ideas will be shown. Any advice on all code but especially ...
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PostgreSQL datatypes for libpq in c++

Following on from my earlier question: Very simple PostgreSQL ORM in C++ using libpq (tldr; I'm creating a set of helper classes for working with libpq) I've decided to have another attack at the ...
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Very simple PostgreSQL ORM in C++ using libpq

I'm working on a set of helper classes for working with libpq in C++ and I want to be able to pass in objects to the helper classes and have them internally represented as strings when sent to the db, ...
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Revision 2 - Step 1: PsychoProductions management tool project

This is another revision of my Psycho Productions database, this time refactored from MySQL to PostgreSQL, after I found out about some of the shortcomings of MySQL. The following is a (simplified) ...
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Tired of FizzBuzz yet?

There have been many FizzBuzz questions lately, and here is one more! Granted, it is pretty straightforward to do FizzBuzz with SQL using calculations. So instead, I'm going to do a FizzBuzz which ...
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Is there a way to optimize this aggregate postgreSQL statement by using CASE?

I have a working SQL statement which shows the following: Player Champion Role Total Kill/Death Ratio Total Kill+Assist/Death Ratio Total Win % Difference between Ratio from one month ago Difference ...
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Tic-tac-toe in SQL with optimal AI

The simplest introduction to this code is to play it! Here's an SQL Fiddle. However, to enjoy it fully, you'll need a more interactive environment, like the psql ...
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Taking data from staging table and inserting into target tables

I have the below mentioned function written in plpgsql which is working fine. I want someone to review it and let me know how can I improve its performance. This function takes data from staging ...
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Finding person with most medals in Olympics database

I have an Olympics database from each Olympic year and I want to find the person that has won the most medals. The main problem is that I'm basically querying the same sub-query twice in ...
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How to properly call an “upsert” using parameterized raw SQL to Postgresql in ActiveRecord?

I need to call an upsert to my Category table in PostgreSQL. My current solution uses the exec_query API in ActiveRecord, using ...
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SQL query where id=… or id=… or id=… etc

I haven't had much experience with postgresql (none) and I am wondering/hoping that there is a better way for me to do this query. ...