The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
21 views

Two Oracle clients on the same server

Is it okay to have two oracle clients (both 11g and 12c) in the same db server? What are the potential issues I could face? The reason im doing this is to connect the app server where I'm deploying ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Oracle instant client memory footprint

In the link mentioned here --> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/features/oci/ic-faq-094177.html it says there is increased virtual memory footprint when running my applications in ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

Oracle instant client

What is the difference between instant client and the original Oracle client? The Oracle client is almost 800MB and the instant client is not so much. I need to install oracle client, ODBC drivers and ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

MySQL database and MySQL Client

My database version is 5.6.25 Community edition and my client version which is on a remote server is 5.6.24-2+deb.sury.org~vivid+2. First thing, is it okay to use a client lower version than ...
3
votes
2answers
30 views

How do I connect to mysql without having to type an empty password?

I just installed MySQL, and by default the root user has no password. If I connect with this command: mysql --port=3307 --host=127.0.0.1 -uroot -p It asks me to enter a password, I just hit return, ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Configuring Listener on Oracle Server

I am very much new to Oracle environment. I was trying to connect to my Oracle server from another machine on the same network. I found out that I need to configure Oracle Listener on the server that ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

How to identify a client application whose host_process_id points to sqlserver.exe

I am in the process of trying to identify a client application which uses one of the SQL Servers I support (2008 R2). Periodic queries against sys.dm_exec_sessions regularly return sessions whose ...
0
votes
1answer
926 views

How to fix “TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor” with DBVisualizer on Linux?

I am trying to connect with Oracle database from a server having Oracle client installed (RHEL Linux Environment). I installed DB Visualizer on client machine. But getting listner error on hitting ...
0
votes
0answers
91 views

Umlauts in DBeaver

I have a postgres Database set to UTF-8. I am working with DBeaver 3.1.4, and it seems to use a different encoding than UTF-8 (I suppose Latin-1 or something), which leads to 1) wrong display in the ...
0
votes
2answers
99 views

Best practices for generating a tnsnames.ora entry

I need to integrate some scripts that export and import data from Oracle databases. They are shell scripts that rely on the TNS name being set up (e.g., scott/tiger@tns). The application owners are ...
0
votes
1answer
998 views

Oracle Database Client 11g R2 Installation Types, which components?

I need to know which component is under each installation type! Instant Client Administrator Runtime Custom (No need as it shows all the components) ALSO? does it includes ODP.NET? is it the ...
0
votes
0answers
123 views

SQL Server Data access does not connect unless we provide the port number

I have configured SQL Server 2008 R2 named instance on Windows Server 2008 R2 to listen to only one IP,1433. Some Office 2010 clients are trying to connect using the external data to SQL Server using ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How could I prevent the mysql cli-/terminal client from converting/altering multiline-statements (in the process of logging)?

Is there a way to prevent the default mysql client from ?: 'removing newlines' a.k.a. 'converting newlines to spaces' a.k.a. 'mapping newlines to spaces' Being more specific, with 'default mysql ...
3
votes
1answer
180 views

Installation of Oracle Instant Client on an Ubuntu 64 machine

I would like to install Oracle Instant Client on a Ubuntu 64 bit machine. Following this link, I have installed the rpm packages basic, development and sqlplus using alien. Then: sqlplus ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Postgresql database backup (and restore) from two servers to third storage place

I have two server machines with PostgreSQL: (A) is version 9.0.15 and (B) version 9.2. I wish to make backups of the databases stored in (A) and (B) - and be able to do restore if needed too! - to a ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

MySQL Identifying Connection Attempt

I'm seeing the following errors repeatedly in the error log file for our production MySQL server: [Warning] Access denied for user 'root'@'remote.appserver.com' (using password: NO) So, I know ...
2
votes
1answer
307 views

How can I connect to a network MySQL server using ODBC?

Somewhere on my company's network there's a (Oracle) MySQL server named FOO. I see FOO reference in SAS code written by my team's analysts, who use SAS's PROC SQL command to connect to it using ODBC. ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

Lookup data while in mysql cli edit mode (external editor) (\e)

I'm using the mysql cli in edit mode (\e). > Select * from \e Goes to vim and I finish typing my command. Select * from test_table; Only to realize I've forgotten to use the database I need. ...
0
votes
1answer
465 views

Oracle 11gr2 instant client installation

I have an application that uses Oracle 11gr2. For the Oracle client installation, I first install InstantClient and then run the setup again, choose Custom, and choose "Oracle Database Utilities" ...
0
votes
1answer
37k views

Where I can find the tnsnames.ora file for my Oracle Windows client? [duplicate]

I installed Oracle client for my Windows 7 machine. I can connect to a remote Oracle database using Toad for Oracle using the direct method (giving host, port and service name for the connection). ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

psql coloured prompt misbehaving

In theory, there is a possibility to use coloured prompts in psql. I decided (not the first time :) that I need them, so I thought I would give them a try. So I have in my .psqlrc the following: ...
0
votes
0answers
133 views

minimum software required to connect to an Oracle server on a lan

I'm an OK dba with MySQL, passable with SQL Server, awful with Oracle. I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running Oracle 11g. I'd like to connect to this server with SQL Developer running on Windows XP ...
1
vote
0answers
735 views

Oracle 11g release 2 32 bit client Installation

I have installed a 32 bit Oracle 11g Release 2 (11.2.0.3) client on my Solaris 64 bit machine. But I am getting: Generic Status: Library Open failed, Library Name: libclntsh.so, Platform Status: ...
-1
votes
1answer
2k views

Connecting to database using Toad in windows

I am trying to connect to a database using Toad on windows 7. But I am not able to connect because I dont have SQLNET Editor, TNSNames Editor and LDAP Editor installed. Please help me with this. I ...
4
votes
1answer
986 views

Getting SQLSTATE in psql error messages

I have the following problem. SELECT * FROM tgvbn(); ERROR: function tgvbn() does not exist LINE 1: SELECT * FROM tgvbn(); ^ HINT: No function matches the given name and ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

how to install mysql on mac?

My Mac runs Mac OS X, version 10.7.5., so it's a 64 bit system. First, I downloaded mysql-5.5.28-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg. Then I double clicked mysql-5.5.28-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg, it's mounted, and shows ...
1
vote
1answer
158 views

Does Oracle server installation include client components?

I installed Oracle personal edition on a Windows Server 2008 virtual machine for testing purposes. My intention is to test Linked server functionality with SQL Server. Does Oracle Server installation ...
1
vote
1answer
931 views

Oracle Client vs Oracle Instant Client on Linux!

to have the following setup on a Linux box: SQLPlus client library (oci.dll)!!!! ORACLE_HOME is set for users is Oracle Instant Client enough or I need to have the Oracle Client installed on the ...
0
votes
1answer
143 views

Postgres Client - save table sorting

Is there a Postgres client (for Windows) that can save customized sorting when viewing tables? Obviously I could write and save a query for this, but perhaps there's a client that can do this for me. ...
2
votes
1answer
11k views

What's a good (free) client for MySQL on Windows? [closed]

I am almost repeating a question done here by another user, but related to MySQL. What do you think is the best free (if any) MySQL client software? Thank you!
4
votes
1answer
247 views

Odd SQL Server Studio error, but not on SQL Server Express?

I'm running a query that I got today from a previous question, and I just noticed an error that only happens when I run this query ON the server (RDC + MS Studio -- not express) vs on my machine which ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

can mysql cli exit with error if no records returned?

I would like to execute a sql command in bash, and do something based on whether or not there was a result. e.g. $ LOOKUP=123; mysql -e \ 'SELECT id FROM table WHERE id='$LOOKUP dbname \ ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Installing 10g client next to 11g database on same computer

I have Oracle 11.2.0.1.0 installed on Windows 7 64 bit I want to import data from warehouse which has Oracle 10.2.0.4.0 installed. When I try to import impdp usr/pass@WAREHOUSE TABLES=TABLE ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

32-bit versus 64-bit ODP.NET to Oracle connection

I seem to be having an issue connecting a 32-bit .NET application to a 64-bit server, without a full Oracle client. If I build a 64-bit application, using the 64-bit ODP.NET dll's or a 64-bit instant ...
2
votes
3answers
9k views

What's a good (free) client for Informix on Windows? [closed]

I'm looking for a GUI client for Informix on Windows (mainly to view data and execute queries), free would obviously be nice but I know Informix is used mostly in corporate environments and free may ...
5
votes
3answers
995 views

MySQL client believes they're in a transaction, gets KILLed, wreaks havoc

Open up two mysql command-line clients and connect to your database. In client #1, enter START TRANSACTION; In client #2, use SHOW PROCESSLIST, then KILL [n]; where n is the id for client #1's ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

What's a free client for Oracle 8 on Linux / Ubuntu? [closed]

I need to connect to a legacy Oracle 8 database. Oracle SQL Developer would be my tool of choice, but the current version doesn't support Oracle 8 anymore. I tried Squirrel too, but the connection ...