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Are there any professional fulltime PostgreSQL DBA's?

For my job I work on a JavaEE application with PostgreSQL as the database. Although we have a sysadmin for our productions servers, who also manages our database servers, we have no full-time DBA ...
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Do roles have an owner in oracle?

Suppose that I have logged in to oracle database using user X, then user X creates some roles using create role command. I want to know that is user X the owner of the roles? Can I select all roles ...
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The future of DBAs with ORM [closed]

I am an aspiring DBA (I'd say in ~3 years I would be ready to apply for a job) and I currently am a programmer. I relayed my future goals to a friend of mine who is part of an Agile SCRUM team in a ...
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Managing Access for DBA and IT Support

We are currently in the process of moving our development, test and live databases on to separate servers and instances and I am looking at how best to manage access for DBA tasks and also IT Support ...
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SQL Server Restore from one database to another

One of our devs backed up a dev database, and then restored it in production. It's a new database for a new app that was deployed last night intentionally to prod. Now in the backupset table ...
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Transaction log back up

Another accidental DBA question. We have a DB instance that host 10 databases. This DB server doesn't have any maintenance plan set up. I want to set up a decent maintenance plan that will do a full ...
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Migrate / Copy Huge data from Oracle to SQL Server

I have huge tables in oracle database, appx 1 crore+ (10 million+) rows and want to migrate / copy those table and data in sql server. Currently I am using Import functionality of SQL Server for this ...
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SQL Server Online Training [closed]

I recently took an intro class for MySQL from www.oreillyschool.com and it was very helpful. The next class they offer is administering MySQL but I currently work with SQL Server. The first class was ...
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Junior DBA hopes for advice [closed]

This is the 7th month of my DBA career, and I just graduated as a master, no experience before. My daily work for now is pretty much about backup/restoring databases in different environments ...
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Free up disk space on sql server

Assuming I have a sql database server with disk space as follows: D Drive: 10GB (For the MDF file) E Drive: 10GB (For the LDF file) And I have only one database on the server with the following ...
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Oracle delete technique for table's segment size (data compactness)

I would like to ask if there is any effect on the following deletion technique of a database to the tablespace size. The existing code for clearing the data has the following style of code before: ...
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InnoDB, What would cause: “db1/tableABC contains 6 indexes inside InnoDB, which is different from the number of indexes 5 defined in MySQL”

MySQL 5.5.24 . We have InnoDB tables that grew almost by double (from 50GB to 100GB - file-per-table enabled) in a few weeks due to a project we are working on. The tables were freshly dumped and ...
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How many Maximum Number of database can be created in single instance of PostgreSQL? [closed]

How many Maximum Number of database can be created in single instance of PostgreSQL 9.x?
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How to become a sql dba [closed]

I'm working as a software consultant with about 3+ years of experience in Microsoft .NET with SQL Server 2008 and 2012. I'm having interest in SQL Server and possess basic knowledge of SQL that i can ...
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Difference between sql agent account logged in as NTLM and UPN?

Can someone please tell the difference between a sql agent account logged in as NTLM and UPN? What is the difference if the sql agent account is logged in as: domain\username and username@domain.com? ...
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cons of linked server providers not running in “allow in process” [closed]

what are the cons of having linked server providers not running in "allow in process"? SQL box crashed due to oracle provider crashing and it provider was running in "Allow in process", now have been ...
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Integration Service cannot be upgraded/removed

I have Sql Server 2005 Integration Services installed in our server whose version is 5292. It needs to be upgraded to version 5324. After running the patch the summary report says it is upgraded ...
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Reclaiming data file free space after deleting a large amount of data

I am an accidental DBA. We have a sql cluster that hosts 10 databases. Suddenly the size of one of the database increased drastically from 100GB to 250GB. When we checked the datafile, the size had ...
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How to manage constants within an Oracle Database

This question touches on a few different parts of Oracle that I'm not particularly familiar with so bear with me: I am trying to redesign some of the procedures and functions within the database I ...
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Can PostgreSQL results include the query?

I run the following command to run 2 queries in a sql file. Could be 1, could be 50 queries. Depends on the deployment. psql -U <username> -h <servername> -d <databasename> -f ...
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Restoring Oracle DB using RMAN

I am a application developer doing DBA work. I have to restore an oracle database on our test server. The databases are backed up using RMAN and the last db restore that was done on this server was in ...
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Timestamp with time zone

Please can you explain the meaning of this sentence! Two TIMESTAMP WITH TIME ZONE values are considered identical if they represent the same instance in UTC, regardless of the TIME ZONE offsets ...
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SQL Server Management Studio - connection with SQL Server database engine

This question is in regards with SQL server 2005 and 2012. I have a database server with two instances of SQL Server. Through SQL server management studio I was able to connect to both instances by ...
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Install and Configure Oracle 11g using c# program [closed]

I need to create a windows application program using c# which will allow me to install oracle client 11g and also configure ODBC automatically with just one click, as my customers have limitations in ...
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How to increase the size of the tablespace in Postgresql?

I have created a tablespace in PostgreSQL with name abc and location of the tablespace is /opt/PostgreSQL/9.2/data/dbspace,Now i want to increase the size of the tablespace is it possible in ...
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Can it Possible to do Mysql Active - Active Replication between Redaht linux 6.4X and Ubuntu 12X?

I have small doubt regarding Mysql Active-Active Replication. Can it Possible to do Mysql Master-Master (Active-Active) replication in Mysql between Redhat Linux and Ubuntu? Thanks & regards, ...
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A issue on DB link between Postgres and Oracle?

I am trying to create a DB link between Oracle and PostgreSQL using OCI. CREATE DATABASE LINK oraedb CONNECT TO hr IDENTIFIED BY 'hr' USING oci '//127.0.0.1/xe'; CREATE DATABASE LINK When I ...
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which books can make me DBA expert [duplicate]

I'm trying to find great books to read, so, I will have expert knowledge to become #1 MySQL DBA. Please provide me list of great books or video training or YouTube channels.
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Database dependency problem

Hi I have a small question. I need some suggestions on how to solve this problem. I have database A,B,C,D. D access data from A,B,C in all environments (DEV,UAT,PROD). SO whenever database A,B,C get ...
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Oracle apps DBA

ORACLE APPS R12: Could you help me any one on this issue: i am able to open all the forms except order management:sales order form(version: apps R12). Here you go below are error description and ...
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imp paused mid import

OK, I'm new to Oracle administration but I'm trying to import a previous dump (no pun intended) which was split into two files. The import is happening from an Oracle 9i to 11gR2 on Windows I used ...
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I need advice on these queries

could you help me optimize these queries? here are queries, please note that you see something like OR 1=1 OR those are values I pass via php and may change. query#1: SELECT posts.status, ...
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Creating and tuning a materialized view in oracle for use by Cognos BI

I am currently in the middle of a Cognos BI implementation and am having difficulty in tuning a view in order for SQL Server to select its contents for fulfilling the incremental load in a timely ...
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lsnrctl: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error [closed]

When I type lsnrctl from my command prompt the below error message is displayed: oracle@Gaurav:~$ lsnrctl bash: /u01/app/oracle/product/12.1.0/dbhome_1/bin/lsnrctl: cannot execute binary file: Exec ...
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How to Create users in sql server for accessing only one database using Management Studio [closed]

How to Create users in sql server 2008 R2 for accessing only one database using Management Studio. regards, salman
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Importing only one user data from a Dump file

I am using oracle 11gr1 SingleByte Database, I am trying to import a Dump file. but strangely the dump file contains multiple user objects(i.e, Import(IMPDP) is not done properly). example: . . ...
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My Company has a position as a DB Admin, Should I apply? [on hold]

I have more than 15 years of experience in the Engineering/ IT fields. Due to the hard of the job market last 6 years I have been working as an IT Analyst II. Besides I get a decent salary, I'm kind ...
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Select Into Regexp_replace doesn't write changes into newly generated table

I have been using this query in postgres 9.1 in order to remove '' from existing data. Below is a sample of the data before running regexp_replace. 6'' 6'' 6'' 20'' 12'' 18'' 20'' 8'' 10'' '' '' ...
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Non- Logged operation [closed]

I want to run a non-logged operation with changing the recovery model of a SQL Server database. Is their any way to do this?
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Purging millions of records from audit tables on a regular basis

I'm an accidental DBA. I want to purge millions of records from audit tables on a regular basis. I was told that Truncate is not an efficient way of doing it. Our firm doesn't have a DBA, so one of ...
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recommendations needed in order to become a junior DBA [closed]

I want to start off work being a junior DBA very soon. At the moment I have a Bsc in ICT 2:2 but my database marks was very strong including an 86 in my oracle assessment which is following a ...