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Questions tagged [data-explorer]

For questions about the functionalities, queries, databases and datamodel of The Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE). SEDE allows you to create and run queries against copies of the databases of popular Stack Exchange sites.

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See which posts had their CW status removed

According to this thread, Can a user revert Community Wiki on a post?, diamond moderators can remove the community wiki status from a post. Is there any way to know from which posts community wiki ...
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Why is BountyAmount for votetypeid = 8 empty in the votes table of MathOverflow

While helping out on a SEDE query here I was looking at the votes table in the MathOveflow database, specially the records for votetypeid = 8. I noticed that the bountyamount isn't present in these ...
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Is it possible to delete SEDE queries from our account history? [duplicate]

As the title says. There's a history of all our queries and it would be good to be able to delete the lousy queries and keep the useful ones. Is there a way to do this?
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How to collect history of deleted posts?

When a question migrates, answers are deleted and the question left as a stub. For example, a question is migrated from site superuser (post id: 82342) to stack overflow (post id: 1894170). I can ...
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Make the link to Stack Exchange Data Explorer Tutorial more visible

Can you display the link to the SEDE tutorial in a more prominent fashion please? Currently, it seems buried in the text of the help page. Perhaps at the bottom of "new query" page?
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Why do some comments on Russian-language sites have negative scores?

At least on two sites: SO on Russian and Русский язык SE Data Explorer returns a lot of comments with negative score [-6...-1]: Actual comments look like normal comment without upvotes. What is ...
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What exactly is data.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

What exactly is data.stackexchange.com? I cannot understand, regardless of how much I read about it. It would be helpful if someone explained.
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What are the advantages of exploring SE data via Google BigQuery over the T-SQL data explorer?

I have seen that it's possible to explore Stack Exchange data via Google BigQuery as well as via the Data Explorer. What are the benefits of this? As far as I see, the data explorer is T-SQL, which ...
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How can I find people who have asked a large number of high quality unanswered questions on UXSE?

I am looking to try and reduce the number of unanswered questions on the UXSE site by identifying high quality questions that hasn't been addressed probably because it is either difficult to answer or ...
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Data explorer update seems to have failed

I noticed the data Explorer update for September 30 at 3:00 UTC seems to have failed. Looking at the Data Explorer main page it shows the last update was yesterday however the following query shows ...
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Why is there some data unaccessible from the Data Explorer?

I was wondering why I didn't get the Unsung Hero badge when I theoretically should have it on Stack Overflow. The How Unsung am I? requests shows only 10 unscored answers, the real count is 11 but ...
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Unanswered questions by tag without my answer

How can I get unanswered (unaccepted) questions by tag that are not answered by me on Stack Overflow? I want to answer users who did not get a satisfying answer. But every time I open the unanswered ...
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Can I get Correct SE attribution from Data Explorer

I'd like to get titles (only) from various SE sites for my writer's prompts website. I cannot see how to use SE Data Explorer queries to get the required information. From the Attribution page I see ...
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Three questions about DataExplorer.SE

How do I get a link to send to someone, so even non-logged in users can see the results directly: ...without needing to click "Run Query" or anything? Is there any way to get reputation from only ...
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Why does this simple Data Explorer query only return 124 rows instead of 4,912?

Why does this query only return 124 rows when https://stackoverflow.com/users/470749/ryan?tab=votes&sort=all says "4,912 Votes Cast"? SELECT v.id, v.VoteTypeId, v.CreationDate FROM Votes v WHERE ...
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Improvements to 'Data updated x hours/days ago' message in SEDE

At the moment of posting this, the SEDE homepage says it has been updated one hour ago: However, when I try to execute a cross-site database query, it runs into an error: According to Taryn's ...
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Top voted questions not voted by me

How can I get top voted questions by tag, that are not voted by me (down/up). Can you help me with a SEDE query, or easier solution? Edit If above query is not possible, Can it be possible To ...
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Does Stack Exchange track the edit history of a user's `Location` field?

If I want to compare how many posts per location are asked by users over a period of N years, I would want to know how many users have changed locations during the period that I want to query. Is ...
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Top viewed questions by tag within a timeframe

How can I use the data explorer to fetch the top viewed questions within a certain tag within some time frame on Stack Overflow? For example, the top viewed questions tagged [Android] in the last 6 ...
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Data Explorer query to get my post with specific tag

I would like to select all my posts with a specific tag with Data Explorer. Some posts may have multiple tags. If my specific tag is say powerbi I would like to select also all the posts that have ...
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Notify user that they've been logged out of SEDE (instead of appearing to function normally)

I'm an unusually frequent/avid SEDE user. It's like a gourmet buffet for a self-proclaimed "data geek" like myself. Thus, I've put off reporting this problem for a while, but it's continuing to cause ...
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Total reputation (sum of all reputations) of all Stack Overflow users?

I wanted to know if it is possible to get the total reputation of all Stack Overflow users - i.e. the sum of ALL reputation scores of ALL Stack Overflow users. I am aware that this would be a large ...
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Can the PerSite setting be switched to true so the shown metadata is consistent?

I was looking at some of the *-Types tables in the Stack Exchange Data Explorer. specially CloseAsOffTopicReasonTypes. As I'm lazy I clicked the (i) that is found in the right hand side of the SEDE ...
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On which Stack Exchange do you get the quickest answers?

I was writing an answer on this now-deleted question which basically asked 'Why do I get an answer quicker when I post on Stack Overflow than on Server Fault?'. This triggered me; was this just an N=1 ...
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Can I query history of my SEDE queries?

Is there a way to query my SEDE saved queries or query history? I could scrape the list from https://data.stackexchange.com/users/{SEDE User#}/?order_by=recent&page={PAGE#} (in my case, 350 pages/...
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How to find all users that work in same company as mine?

I would like to find all users that have a login to Stack Overflow and that work in my company. To do that, I have seen that I can create a custom query on http://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/...
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What's causing this error in SEDE?

In the Stack Exchange Data Explorer, how come: select sum(len(body)) from posts works fine, but, select sum(len(text)) from comments throws an error? Arithmetic overflow error converting ...
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Are Data Explorer full-text column indexes planned?

Is it a possibility that full-text indexes will be eventually added to certain columns in the Data Explorer? I perfectly understand that SO servers are under a heavy load, and this would add ...
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How can I find the number of total questions and unanswered questions, for each month, for the 10 most popular tags on Cross Validated

I'd like to write a query in the Stack Exchange Data Explorer for the Cross Validated site, which returns me the Question and Answers on Cross Validated by month and by tag, for the 10 tags which ...
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Is it possible to estimate the active reviewer population using the SEDE data?

My main site has, I think, a problem with a shrinking reviewer population, and I would like to use the SEDE data to estimate whether this is indeed the case and, if so, how bad it is and how it has ...
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What is Views of users in the database schema documentation?

In the Database Schema Documentation, what is the Views field for Users? It does not match the (estimated) "number of people reached" displayed for users on their profile page.
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Is Stack Exchange Meta data available on Data Explorer?

I am trying to run a query in Data Explorer and can't seem to target Meta SE. I've tried a few different ways (Stack Exchange Meta, Meta, Big meta, Meta Stack Exchange), pasted the URL meta....
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Is Stack Exchange working on providing a GraphQL based API endpoint?

GitHub currently offers both REST API and a GraphQL endpoint to query its entire database. I was wondering if Stack Exchange (SE) is working on offering a GraphQL endpoint sometime soon. As a ...
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Should we rollback / improve the answer on “Database schema documentation”

I'm about to rollback the community wiki answer on Database schema documentation for the public data dump and SEDE It was seriously overhauled in revisions 75 and 76 but I had to do a partial patch ...
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Provide a permalink to a query with parameters

I've noticed that sometimes, I get a "permalink" for a query, that includes the parameters that I gave. But this is very inconsistent, I failed to find out when it's provided and when it isn't. So I ...
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Query to compute user content traffic

Trying to create a query to view the total amount of user's content traffic. That is, how many views the user questions/answers has received, my first attempt has been: Select Id As [Post Link], ...
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Query that computes user normalized rank

Consider this python code: from datetime import datetime # q1: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/50498770/why-does-instance-of-object-foo-is-instance-of-object-foo-evaluate-false/50498830#50498830 ...
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SEDE doesn't age well (aka don't let users input their Birthday on SEDE and stop showing their age)

Stack Exchange has removed anything related to age from their live database recently, following the GDPR, in the database level, including in the tables used by SEDE. However, SEDE itself still let ...
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OpenID login on SEDE over HTTP is broken, doesn't show error

I was trying to log into SEDE using the Stack Exchange OpenID function. However, without any erros, I kept not being logged in. Eventually, I discovered I was using the HTTP to connect to SEDE, not ...
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Are all tables available in SEDE available in Google BigQuery's Stack Overflow dataset?

Specifically, I'm looking for tables like CloseReasonTypes and PostHistoryTypeId. Is there a schema somewhere? I only see a few tables in the Google BigQuery UI: Do I need to use the Data Explorer ...
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Is it possible to obtain data on the evolution of questions' views over time? [duplicate]

In the SE data dump we can obtain a snapshot of the number of views over time. In particular, it is in the Posts table. I am looking for data on the evolution of views over time. My question is ...
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Could network-wide suspensions last longer than 10 years?

The dupe candidate deals about suspensions in general, the essential part of this question is the increase of the network-wide suspension length from 10 years to 30. The answer to the question has ...
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The SEDE Refresh batch failed a second time in a row

Last week it was asked what Codegolf_Temp database is and it turned out to be a batch job that stalled mid-way and didn't recover. That was then rectified by restarting the batch later on the day. ...
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Better handling of large legends in Stack Exchange Data Explorer?

The problem The legend on Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE), keeps going on, below the bottom of the page, on a white background, breaking the page (I've cropped this out to keep the page from ...
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What's the Codegolf_Temp database (and why does it mess up my query)?

Today, I was running some queries on SEDE and found out that this one fails to run because of the following error: Invalid object name 'StackExchange.Codegolf_Temp.dbo.badges'. Apparently, there's ...
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How can I see if my question is still active?

Years and years ago, I posted a very awkward question on Stack Overflow. Now I checked it again and I discovered it got around 7k views and the answers to that question have got a discrete number of ...
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Difference between Votes, PostFeedback and PostNotices

I was curious to know the database schema for the public data dump and came across this thread. Does anyone know the difference between the following tables: Votes PostFeedback PostNotices
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Are questions by veteran users better received than questions by new users?

This now deleted question (10k only) stated that questions by new users are generally received worse than other questions. It was based on anecdotal (n=1) evidence, but are there some statistics from ...
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SEDE login loops back to “log in” link

I tried to log in to http://data.stackexchange.com/ and it appeared to succeed, but it didn't show my profile pic in the upper right, just the "log in" link. I selected the "Log in using Stack ...
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Magic Column [User Link] produces “Out of Resources” error on simple SEDE queries

Question shrunk since the issue is known and will be addressed in due time. (View complete question.) Error in SEDE when using magic column: Example #1: Control query (no magic column). ...