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Oracle database for learning purposes

I would like to know if I can download Oracle Database on my Mac OS X and use it for learning purposes? I know that Oracle Database Express Edition 11g is free, but is it free for OS X?
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pgAdmin on a fresh OS X Server installation

I know for sure postgresql is running (checked with ps ax), but when I install pgAdmin and try to make a server connection to localhost I get this error: Server doesn't listen The server doesn't ...
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Connecting to remote oracle db

I am very new to system and db admin stuffs. Infact, I need to have my skills more improved in those areas. Anyways, I was trying to connect to a remote oracle database and use php oci8 library to ...
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Creating database/tables in SequelPro (or MySQL) from External FTP Server

I just started getting a backup file (*.7z) from the folks that run our database once a week. They're sending it to me through an FTP server (I use FileZilla) -- but the file is pretty huge: 5.8 ...
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Permission Denied Copy [closed]

I am a beginner learning how to load data and I can't figure out why I can't load this data into postgres. I am using postgres 8.4 on MAC OS. copy tname from '/Users/Shared/folder/file.cxv' ...
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What's included in the default OSX 10.8 install of Postgres?

I've seen several sites claim that Postgres is installed by default for OSX 10.7 and above and I see there's a psql command in /usr/bin/, but there doesn't seem to be a pg_ctl anywhere. So is the ...
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Move databases on same Mac

I have just updated my MacBook to Mountain Lion. Since then, my MAMP installation does not work properly so I decided to use the build httpd/php stuff. For this, I have additionally installed a new ...
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How to create a new instance of PostgresSQL on OS-X 10.8 Server

After upgrading my MacMini home server from OS-X 10.7 (Lion) Server to OS-X 10.8 (ML) + Server.app, I saw PostgreSQL 9.1.4 was released. Unfortunately, the setup process for PostgreSQL 9.1.4 has ...
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Cannot locally import UTF-8 encoded SQL database on Mac

I was importing a confirmed UTF-8 encoded SQL database into Sequel Pro on Mac and got thrown this error halfway through: An error occurred when reading the file, as it could not be read in the ...
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Change MySQL default installation directory in OS X

I install mysql in default installation directory /usr/local/mysql Is it possible to change mysql installation directory to another path? I am running OS X 10.10 & MySQL 5.6
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Start MySQL Server in mac

I do not install mysql in /usr/local/mysql/ i move mysql to other folder when i start mysql server from terminal by this command: sudo MySQLDir/support-files/mysql.server start return me ERROR! ...
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How do I change the MySQL data folder path in a Mac?

How do I change the MySQL data folder path in a Mac? I am running OS X 10.10 & MySQL 5.6 In Windows I can edit datadir in my.ini For Mac, mysqld does not have parameter for --defaults-file=
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How to peer to a new domain?

How do I peer to a new domain? I'm using NuoDB on MacOS http://dev.nuodb.com/download-nuodb/request/download
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pg_hba.conf and postgresql.conf in old installation directory

I have installed the PostgreSQL 9.4 on my MacBook via MacPorts, and I am trying to edit pg_hba.conf, but I don't see it in my current installation. Furthermore, psql is reporting that config_file is ...
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How to automatically start MySQL server on Mac OS X 10.10.2

I installed MySQL 5.6 using dmg on Mac OS X 10.10.2. I also installed the Preference Pane. I checked the checkbox "Automatically Start MySQL Server on Startup". But every time I start the computer ...
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Does Postgres shutdown gracefully when I restart my Mac?

When I restart my Mac OS X computer, I assume the daemon controlling Postgres (the "Postmaster" as I recall) is notified by the OS and performs a graceful shutdown of any running databases with ...
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Change MAMP to use a lower Mysql 5.1 version

I need to have the same development environment for my PHP program. My clients test server is running on Mysql 5.1 while my local is using MAMP running Mysql 5.5. How do downgrade my mysql database ...
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installing mysql 5.1 alongside mysql 5.5

mysql 5.5 is installed. I need 5.1 to install an old website so it can be updated. The installer refuses to let me install onto the disk with 5.5. I don't have any other disks. I downloaded the ...
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How to fix “Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'” error for MySQL using Mac OS X?

After reading a few of the similar problems to mine and none of them working, I thought I'd attempt to be more specific to see if my root problem needed to be fixed differently than the others. I've ...
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Can’t connect to local PostgresSQL server

I have the Postres app installed an running on my Mac. And it has worked beautifully. I don’t know what changed, but now I cannot connect to it from Rails, PG Commander, PG Admin or the command psql ...
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Update Postgres on server that already has version included with system

Mac OS X (Lion) Server includes Postgres (9.0.5) that it uses for some system utilities (Wiki server, caldav, etc.). I'm about to start using this server for some Rails applications and am wondering ...