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Questions tagged [status-completed]

Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.

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Please help us delete the SQL tag!

Continuing the process started in Let's burninate the SQL tag! and Removing the SQL tag. It is time to work our way through questions that have only the sql tag. Use the results of this SEDE ...
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Let's burninate the SQL tag!

The sql tag was discussed most recently in Is the [sql] tag useful for DBA.SE? (May 2015). Things have changed, and it is time to revisit this discussion. The most popular views last time were that ...
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Separate tag for [set-returning-functions]

I noticed that set-returning-functions has been made a synonym of functions. (Paul White♦, Sep 29 at 13:33, if I read https://dba.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms correctly. I am not too happy with ...
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Tag rename [ansi-sql-standard] to [sql-standard]

The standard, though originally ANSI isn't really ANSI anymore. In fact, I imagine far more people develop it from the ISO/IEC outside of ANSI. ANSI calls it ISO/IEC 9075-4:2016, and the ISO/IEC make ...
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Remove [query] as synonym for [sql]

After Steven's question on ssms I was poking around in the tags and realized that query is a synonym for sql. This was done in 2012 and since then there has been, if nothing else, a large increase ...
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Tag merge request osx -> mac-os-x

Anyone able to take care of the merger of osx and mac-os-x and add a synonym from one to the other?
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Tag nuke mysql-upgrade

Follow the logic of mysql-replication this is a silly compound tag and should be nuked. Make mysql-upgrade a synonym of upgrade
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Tag rename hierarchical -> hierarchy

I suggest renaming the tag hierarchical to hierarchy which is both easier to write and more accepted. hierarchical is the Queen's English. In Murica' we can also spell it hierarchal and this would ...
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UI Bug During Review

When reviewing close votes, the pop up that shows reasons to close will sometimes mangle text.
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Reinstate the default close reason?

Since we have custom off-topic close reasons: ...we can no longer choose the default off-topic close reason: Question Should we add a new custom close reason that mirrors the default reason text, ...
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Wrong shortcut key information in Help Center

The Markdown help page of the Help Center contains a misleading piece of information about a shortcut key. It says in the Images section: You can also press CTRL+I to insert an image. However, in ...
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Split the “master” tag?

On Q&A there's a tag master. This is used for both the leader in replication and the SQL Server instance metadata database. These two are significantly different. Should we have separate tags for ...
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Rename [google-sql-cloud] to [google-cloud-sql]

The proper name of the product is Google Cloud SQL but the tag name is currently google-sql-cloud (wrong) rather than google-cloud-sql (correct). Could you please rename the tag to fix the word order?...
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Please add a tag for Google BigQuery

Please add a google-bigquery tag (see tag info on SO). DBA.SE questions that would be covered by this tag include: Aggregating two queries and returning a COUNT of some permutations Alternatives for ...
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Burninate the [dba] and [database-administration] tags?

The database-administration and dba tags are used on 1039 and 148 questions respectively. They seem useless to me (on a site called Database Administrators) but I am curious as to how others feel. ...
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What can I do to get my deserved badge on a closed question?

I have a question that has been closed due to being too narrow, or too specific. I believe many people will benefit from that question when having to deal with arithmetic overflow in SQL Server, and ...
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Remove the dash from [tag:big-table]

The tag big-table, per its description, refers to Google Bigtable (without a dash). Would it be possible to remove the dash? The current version appears to look like it's referring to "large [...
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Community has 5 rep?

I just noticed that the Community user has 5 rep instead of their normal 1 rep. Is this some weird bug or normal/expected behavior? If it is normal then what is the reason to give Community more rep ...
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Merge crosstab tag into pivot

pivot has 131 questions and crosstab has 12. Are the two tags similar enough to be merged? Or is there any important difference between the two from a tagging perspective? If you think the tags ...
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A [hint] for a tag synonym

query-hints should probably be a synonym of hints (or the other way round?) But I currently lack the votes to suggest as synonyms.
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Adjust tag for SQL Server LocalDB

Merge and keep sql-server-localdb since it indicates DBMS, less confusion unless other DBMS has similar editions: sql-localdb sql-server-localdb
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Relational vs. RDBMS vs. Relational-Theory

The relational tag has a description that seems very similar to the rdbms tag, but it seems to be used often in lieu of the relational-theory tag.* Relational short description: Category of ...
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Privileges vs Permissions

I might be missing a fundamental difference between the two, but shouldn't the tag Privileges be a synonym of the tag Permissions? (Click either tag above to view their info/about page) ...
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Should [database-restore] be a synonym of [restore]?

The tag restore has 461 questions. The tag database-restore has 54 questions but no wiki or excerpt. Furthermore, database-restoring is synonymized into restore. I can't imagine any reason for ...
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Reduced Advertising privilege on DBA.SE

This site currently carries ads for SolarWinds, both full-width banners (shown below) and sidebar ads. According to Shog9, full-width ads should be disabled for users with 200+ reputation, like it ...
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Rename sql-azure tag

Proposing sql-azure be renamed to azure-sql-database There are two quite separate relational database products from Microsoft: Azure SQL Database (the target of this tag) SQL Server Confusion may ...
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Synonym: table-partitioning -> partitioning

table-partitioning - 38 questions partitioning - 247 questions. Most questions tagged table-partitioning are also tagged partitioning. The current wiki excerpt for partitioning is: "Splitting a ...
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Can we create a tag for postgres-9.3?

There should be a postgres-9.3 tag for tagging questions, right?
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Remove tag alias indexed-view for materialized-view

The tag indexed-view is an alias for materialized-view. Which means when posting a question regarding an Oracle materialized view this will be tagged with a tag that refers to a SQL Server technology. ...
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Shall we add a new 'off-topic' reason for questions that really need professional support?

We get questions like this where it is immediately obvious that the OP has a much bigger issue than they realise, and they need a consultant or vendor support, much hand holding and hands-on access to ...
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Is a tag that is *operating system* specific useful?

For instance, db2-luw referring to DB2 for Linux, Unix, or Windows as opposed to just db2 ? Also, when approving tag wiki edits, it would be great to be able to see proposed edits made against both ...
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Can we have an Off-Topic > Belongs on StackOverflow option?

I'd like for our users to have the ability to vote to close as off-topic > belongs on Stack Overflow. Almost all of our migrations have gone there and, unfortunately, the current process is confusing. ...
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What should our list of off-topic close reasons be?

Close reasons are changing, as well as the sub-reasons for off-topic. We should probably try to avoid falling behind. This post borrows quite heavily from this post on meta.robotics (which borrowed ...
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Some badge pages truncate users' badges

Certain badge pages only allow a maximum width for a username + badges, and since we have some users who choose to use ridiculously long and impossible to spell usernames, this causes truncation of ...
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First post not in review list?

Here is a question from Joey, which is his first post on DBA.SE (his user profile shows exactly one question and no answers so far). However, the first posts review list is empty (and today's listing ...
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Minor styling issue on edit preview for H3 headings

There's a discrepancy between how third-level headers (### Heading) are displayed in actual posts versus in the preview. (Normal display being IMO better, the other heading levels look consistent.) I'...
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Can we have <!— language-all: sql --> applied by default

I mean can we have <!-- language-all: sql --> applied by default to all posts where no highlighting is specified of course. I note this would make us different from the rest of SE [edit: or ...
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Meta tags related to tagging need to be merged

Here on meta we have tag, tags, tagging, retagging, and a whole bunch of other, similar tags (search for 'tag') that should be merged into one, preferably tagging.
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The Ask Question Button expands awkwardly on hover

The very bottom of the Ask Question button expands a few pixels down on hover after a short delay. Happens on Main and Meta, in Chrome latest, FF 9 and IE8. Looks worse in modern browsers as the ...
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Tags are invisible when oneboxed

Tags for meta posts are practically invisible when oneboxed on chat: To see this bug, click here. Posts from the main site work fine.
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Opinions about merging the Business Intelligence proposal into this site

Now officially included The scope of DBA.SE has been adjusted to include Business Intelligence and the B.I. proposal has now been closed. Thanks to all concerned. Edit from JColeBrand - current ...
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Should our FAQ draw a line for “DBA” SQL questions and “SO” SQL questions? Is there one?

Questions like this question and this list seem to cover it reasonably well but our FAQ really doesn't cover when I should be asking a DBA and when I should be asking a programmer; on occasiona I've ...
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Blacklist a tag please devs?

database is really rather pointless on our site. I would just as soon it was never used as a tag, but at the very least, won't you bulk-remove them so I don't have to bump 10 Qs on our slow frontpage?
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Profile Triangle Dropdown Text Spacing

The profile drop down that appears when you hover over the triangle next to your screen name has so much extra padding that it looks almost as though there is a blank line between every line of text. ...
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CSS bug in new design - profile triangle

There appears to be a small display bug with the "profile triangle" next to the user's name in the navigation bar. There's a random smudge to the left of the triangle that changes size and shape as ...
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Please create SQL Server tag synonyms

At least the main one: mssql (12) --> sql-server Maybe also the version-specific ones? None of these exist yet, but I suspect they will get created eventually. Might as well prevent the madness now. ...
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Please enable SQL Language syntax highlighting

Does the SQL language hint not work on this site (perhaps because it is in beta)? I tried adding <!-- language: sql --> to a question, as per the meta information on language hints, but it didn’...
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Why did my reputation be decreased by 8 points and 4 points and increased on other site on 14

I cannot see any downvotes but my reputation was decreased by 8 points on UI site: from 752 to 744. The same situation on http://dba.stackexchange.com site: from 852 to 848 (4 points). At the same ...
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User page is displaying “funny”

I've seen the below on the users page a few times in the last day. If I'm remembering correctly it was consistantly the top 3 or four users in the third column. It looks like the top 3 display over ...