Oracle is a RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) created by Oracle Corporation. It supports a large number of languages and application development frameworks. Its primary languages are SQL, PL/SQL and Java. Also included is support for C (Pro*C, OCI and EXTPROC), C++ (OCCI) and Java (JDBC) ...

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How to solve “ORA-12514: TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor” error?

I am trying to create connection with the database for debugging ASP.Net website. Database is 11g Oracle DB... There is no problem when I connect using SQL Developer, however using Visual Studio I get ...
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Oracle Data Pump Import with running advanced replication

In our system we have a running advanced replication between two databases(11g release 2) and want to use pump import to import a backup on one site. However the imported data is not replicated to the ...
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i want to create one generic query for all database like Oracle,Mysql,Mssql [on hold]

I have to create different query for different database like Oracle,Mysql,Mssql .but i want to create only one generic query which runs or should works on all different database like ...
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Oracle redo log buffer cache vs redo log file

while going through the oracle architecture I got stuck with the below question. could someone help me answering this. why do we need both redo log buffer cache and redo log files?? why can't we ...
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Error while duplicating Oracle database after failover, using 11.2.0.4

I've recently updated oracle from version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 and my redundant system is no longer able to recover from failover. I'm using scripts both on primary and standby node to get back to a ...
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Check if an index exists by comparing columns

We are currently using ALL_IND_COLUMNS to check if an index exists by its name or the columns it is using. The problem is that we can only check if the index exists with columns in a specific order. ...
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Why do I get ORA-27102 ON WINDOWS 64 BIT if I increase the memory to 2.5GB

BANNER Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.2.0 - 64bit Production PL/SQL Release 11.2.0.2.0 - Production CORE 11.2.0.2.0 Production TNS for 64-bit Windows: ...
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What means Buffer Pool/Hit Ratio(%) in Oracle Counter?

I found the buffer pool hit ratio percentage at Oracle database metrics / Oracle Counter. I want to know about this buffer pool detail. Kindly answer to me.
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Toad 9.7.2 for Oracle hangs on Windows 7

I am using Toad 9.7.2 on Windows 7 64 bit. It is generally working fine but there is one problem. When I click on certain tables in "Schema Browser" and then click on "Data" tab to see records in ...
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parsing and purpose of oracle audit (.aud) logs

I am looking at the oracle audit logs and am trying to understand and parse. The format appears to be consistent: Date Length: Action: ...etc My questions are: 1) what generates these? Is it every ...
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parsing and purpose of oracle audit (.aud) logs

I am looking at the oracle audit logs and am trying to understand and parse. The format appears to be consistent: Date Length: Action: ...etc My questions are: 1) what generates these? Is it ...
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Possible RMAN orphan files in backup directory

I am trying to scrape together some space in my Oracle 11g backup directory in AIX. I have deleted obsolete files using RMAN's "DELETE OBSOLETE" command, but I see many (just under 200) files dated ...
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XMLTABLE solution without getting right parenthesis missing error

I am trying to select from an XML type and produce multiple rows. Have searched for my specific scenario/issue with not much success. Environment: Oracle 12c. I have commented out the offending code. ...
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Can install a test machine with Oracle 11G R2, not express edition, on a VirtualBox?

Im starting like a Oracle DBA, and I want play with the database and your administration task in a test enviroment. I have a macbook pro i5, and had thought install on it oracle under virtual box ...
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ORA-01830 Error for 11.2.0 client but not for 10.2 client

I have this piece of code: BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.DROP_JOB ( job_name => 'LOANSBUILD.LOANSNEWYORKCLOSE'); END; / BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.CREATE_JOB ( job_name => ...
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XMLDB - Nodes to Rows

I have an application that stores XML as XMLType in a table. This is the first time I'm using XMLDB and XMLType features, and was wondering if I could use the results from an XQuery FLWOR expression ...
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MySQL rapid Data Replication from multiple Databases

I am a Freelance Web Developer but not a Database Administrator at all except basic Database Operations like DML etc. Today I got a client asking me to develop a Web based application but there is a ...
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Transferring full database to another machine oracle 10.2 xe

We are having oracle 10.2 xe working on windows xp sp3(32bit). We need cloning/copying full database to windows server2008r2 machine(64bit). Any help.
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How to retire a physical standby in Oracle 11.2

I have a production Oracle 11gR2 RAC database with a single node physical standby. Now it has become the time to retire the old standby and pass that role to a RAC on fresher hardware. We don't use ...
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Summarizing Pay Checks Based on Employee's Job Code

What I'm trying to do is summarize an employee's earnings for each job code they worked in for the year. Employees are assigned a job code based on an effective date. I'm trying to line up the job ...
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ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress using Oracle Express

I am using Oracle Database 11g Express Edition. I'm on Windows 7-64Bit I get this error when trying to access the database: ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress I set up the ...
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can't backup 11.2.0.2 database after catalog upgrade to 11.2.0.4

(main question is 4th) 1. We today have almost all databases running with Oracle 11.2.0.2. Actually we have an RMAN database created (in 11.2.0.2) and a Catalog with user (called RMAN112) 2. We are ...
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Allowing users access to SQLPLUS and to compile PLSQL [duplicate]

As a DBA - assuming my users are knowledgeable with PLSQL and SQL - why would I not grant my users privileges to compile and run their own PLSQL code. We have an MI database environment where the data ...
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Allowing users to compile / run PLSQL and SQL

As a DBA - assuming my users are knowledgeable with PLSQL and SQL - why would I not grant my users privileges to compile and run their own PLSQL code. We have an MI database environment where the data ...
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How to replace empty, multi-column result with single 'none'

If it is possible to make query in Oracle which will return single column/row with value "none" instead of empty, multi-column result? Otherwise return proper amount of columns with result. This is ...
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Is there any way to use “like” operator during oracle table partitioning

I am using Oracle 11g database and I have 45 million records. I want to partition the table, but if it's possible for partitioning to support the like operator then it will be much helpful for me. In ...
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How to raise_application_error beyond a when others clause

Background: I've used a few Oracle articles to develop an error package, with some procedures. One of these is Log_And_Return which is called throughout the database. I've simplified it for brevity, ...
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PL/SQL IDE like C++ compilers [closed]

Are there IDEs out there like Codeblocks that can help debug syntax errors in PL/SQL scripts? I am currently using Oracle XE and trying to create a PL/SQL script.
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how to open 'sql*plus' in the oracle terminal [closed]

how to open 'sql*plus' and 'oracle developers' in oracle enterprise manager cloud 12c.ova in vbox? i dont have much knowledge in the linux just basics. how to open sql pus through terminal or any ...
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Database status unknown error when will it occurs and reasons? [closed]

database status unknown when will it happens and what are the particular reasons of this status? how to rectify the db status unknown?
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Query that can pick up data that falls between rows having unique parameter [closed]

Suppose a table has data in the following format: Id Name ----------- Main Abc Check Def Check Ghi Main Jkl Check Mno Check ...
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How to convert html entities in Oracle?

I'm trying to decode html containing html entities. I've tried dbms_xmlgen.convert and utl_i18n.unescape_reference but the results are less than satisfactory. SET ESCAPE ON; SELECT ...
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Linking Oracle 10g XE with SQL server using ODBC

I am connecting Oracle 10 XE with an SQL server 2008 using ODBC in windows 7. I have successfully done following steps: Configured ODBC and test it, runs ok! Configured listener in tnsnames.ora and ...
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ORA02063 error while connecting to remote databse

I have connected to remote database using DB link. From prod databases it works fine but from test env reporting error invalid username/password. Please help.
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How to design a query that gives count of different parameters based on different condition from a single table

I have a table books containing columns as bookid, issue_date,return_date. Once a book is issued from library an issue_date corresponding to it is made into the table while return_date can have valid ...
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Oracle Missing Comma error on check constraint

I'm attempting to create a table in Oracle, but keep getting the "ORA-00917":missing comma error at the end of my first constraint (P_IMAGEFILE_CHECK). I've tried adding and taking away commas but ...
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Confirm Oracle Batch Update When User Clicks OK [migrated]

How do I commit an oracle transaction (update many rows) AFTER user confirms an update?. The sequence of events would go like this: User selects rows from grid to batch update and clicks > GO oracle ...
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Constrain Partial Values in Timestamp

I'm working on a some Create Table statements for a project I have. I have two columns (StartDate, EndDate) where the data type is Timestamp. One of the requirements is to ensure that the date is ...
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Split column into 2 column oracle

I have a data like this AIN ACCEPT_TYPE DATE1 91957753 A 04-NOV-14 12.50.31 PM 91957753 R 06-NOV-14 11.18.01 AM 919577 A 04-NOV-14 12.50.31 PM 919577 A ...
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Data are not saved to database - Auto creating new datafile in oracle

I have some problem with Oracle database. Before it works like that, if INDX[Counter].dbf file reach its maximum size (8GB) Oracle automatically created new datafile INDX[Counter+1].dbf. But on server ...
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Are there any special characters that are never allowed in SQL?

I am a Java programmer. We always make database-related things configurable so that they can be easily modified by the DB team as per their requirements. I want to make some queries as configurable, ...
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my oracle db won't open please help

This is what happens when I try to query as DBA: SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.1.0 Production on Mon Nov 10 22:28:00 2014 Copyright (c) 1982, 2010, Oracle. All rights reserved. Enter user-name: sys ...
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How Datapump is faster than export/import backup? [closed]

Why is datapump export faster than exp?
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Oracle 11g - Matrikon opc server

I need to connect MatrikonOPC client for ODBC with an external database on Oracle 11g in a Windows Server 2003. This is for passing information to the database. I have all the info of the database. ...
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Oracle Database 12c on Oracle Linux 7 - autostart, enabling connection as sysdba

I've installed 12c on Oracle Linux 7 for my development work, as per document Oracle Database Installation Guide 12c Release 1 for Linux (E41491-10). My previous experience with administering Oracle ...
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Can I use a Synonym to point to an object in a schema using another schema?

I don't have too much experience in Oracle, so I am sorry if this is a simple question. I have to move many objects in the database from one schema to another. I am trying to update all dependencies ...
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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 ...
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Failed to drop column - value too large

I'm trying to remove column from DB and got a strange error: Error starting at line 147 in command: alter table config drop column dte Error report: SQL Error: ORA-12899: value ...
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Exadata RMAN vs. Non-Exadata RMAN - any differences?

Can you please let me know the differences, if any, in the architecture of the non-Exadata RMAN vs. that of the Exadata-RMAN from an SBT plugin perspective? Have you observed from your vast ...
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Oracle Nested Query with Group By and Having Clauses

So here's the question Find the IDs of aircraft which have flown more distance for a destination than the average distance of all flights for that same destination Here is the schema ...