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Background process RECO didn't start

I'm trying to create an oracle instance but when trying to create a database i obtained the following error message : ORA-00443: background process "RECO" did not start CREATE DATABASE DATA * ERROR ...
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Database Open but Oracle gives ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress

We are using 4 node Oracle 10GR2 RAC in Windows x64. 3 instances of our database crashed today and later started normally. I started them by connecting (Remote Desktop) to individual instances and ...
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Export synonyms content to tables

I have a distant database to replicate having huge data but I have access only to synonyms and I would like to use Oracle export/import tool to import these data into tables of local database. What ...
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expdp taking so much time

I'm doing a full export using the expdp tool. I'm using 4 dump files and parallel parameter with 4 value. The export size calculus shows 30Gb but it takes almost 4 hours for 4 Gb. I'm pretty confused ...
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Fetching Recently added rows from table [closed]

I have the following table structure , name || description || timestamp varchar varchar date time stamp column consists of time the row is added Now i need to fetch the ...
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Startup NOMOUNT and Startup MOUNT on dataguard oracle

I have a question here about Oracle data guard. After performing a switchover, we shutdown the new standby database and startup it. At this stage, sometimes I find DBA performance in 2 different ...
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Alter table add column query blocking a table or taking so much time

I'm trying to add a new column to an existing table but it takes so much time or the query is blocking the table, i'm really confused about what's happen exactly. ALTER TABLE MYTABLE1 ADD MYEXPORT9 ...
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Oracle views not using indexes [closed]

I am experiencing the unexplainable - at least to me. I have some tables in my production database which have some indexes on. We then have a number of views which merge the data across tables to ...
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Undo tablespace size in many data import in short number of tables

Yesterday i've had many problems trying to import a big dump file with only 9 tables but many rows in each table. In common use the undo tablespace has a size of 1.5 Gb. But when trying to import the ...
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Import (imp) not showing final report stats/results

I'm trying to execute an import of a dmp file an not obtaining the final results of the import. It's really weird because i obtained really big files (nohup.out and imp_xxx.log) with the following ...
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Exporting from Oracle enterprise edition to standard edition reaches schemas limit

So, I'm trying to export an oracle database(10.2) from EE to SE over a networklink. It all works fine except that I'm hitting a limit. The database has 1335 schemas and it seems that I can't transfers ...
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ORA-44001: invalid schema

I have a db dump which containts db dump for three schemas for e.g. alpha bravo charlie in one file, exported through EXPDP. now when i am trying to import these through following command: IMPDP ...
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Connection problem after a big impdp

This morning i had a weird problem just opening the SQL developer i cannot connect to my database. I checked the log file of the impdp operation launched before (14G), all the data is imported without ...
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Datalink error when executing remote query

This afternoon i was working with an old datalink defined to transfer data from one database to other. It's the first time i've worked with this 'trick'. We use an specific user to work with the ...
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Tablespace resize in Oracle 10g

I'm trying to resize a couple of tablespaces but the following query is only valid in Oracle 11g. alter tablespace 2 DATAFILE '/appli2/oracle/xxx/oradata02/xxx_undo_01.dbf' resize 3g; In oracle ...
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Undo tablespace full, how to free it

My undo tablespace is full after some modifications. Las column is % of space used. xxx_undo_01.dbf UNDO 2147483648 16777216 2048 2032 16 0,78 99,22 Now i cannot execute any query ...
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Change all datatypes in a table

I'm migrating a database and i need to change the "container", i don't exactly how to name it. I give an example to keep it clear : old base: VARCHAR2(20 BYTE) new base: VARCHAR2(20 CHAR) I can ...
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How does Oracle 10g use indexes?

I have table called result: CREATE TABLE result (id_graduate NUMBER NOT NULL, id_sml NUMBER NOT NULL, last_update DATE NOT ...
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Changes in Oracle Database implicit conversion rules for select statement

Due to hardware failure after a power outage we had to recreate the database for one of our 3rd party applications from an dumpfile (created via exp). The old hardware had Oracle 10G R2 running while ...
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Oracle OS Authentication only works on certain databases/clients

We currently face a problem where Oracle OS authentication only works on certain client/server combinations. The environment consists of a development client with its own database server (excluded ...
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Oracle 10g xe database error when connecting ORA-12528

I am trying to connect to my local database Oracle 10g XE however i am getting the following error ORA - 12528. This connection was working and this issue suddenly arose. I did LSNRCTL status the ...
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Importing Oracle database from dump where source db filesystem has changed

I'm migrating a database from one server to other. In the migration process we changed the filesystem structure from : /appli2/oradata05/HISTO/ /appli2/oradata06/HISTO/ /appli2/oraredolog01/HISTO/ ...
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Delete an oracle instance, the right way

I want to delete an oracle instance (oracle 10.2.0.4.0) created in the AIX 6.0 OS. I know i can delete all the dbf and ctl files in the Terminal but i thinks that's no the best way to do it. I think ...
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User creation and rights to import a dump

I'm having problems creating an instance of Oracle 10.2.0.4 and importing a dump from other environment. I'm using Oracle under AIX. I used a ksh script and everything goes right except when creating ...
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Drop table without its dependencies and solve block corruption

I have found alert about corrupted block in alert log. Corrupted block belonged to the table named DOCS. Because of I don't have any backup of this database, decided to recreate DOCS table to solve ...
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Does Oracle 10g Express Edition have enough storage? [closed]

I am going to develop a simple library database with less than 10 tables. Each table would only keep text records. The library has about 10,000 volumes of books and about 2,000 members. Would the ...
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Oracle 11gR2 IMP Won't Import Table in Dump File From 10g

I've got a screwy problem using imp on an Oracle 11gR2 instance to try and import export files created with exp on an Oracle 10g instance (different hardware, if that matters). I've read through the ...
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ORACLE error while dbstart command

I'm trying to start up Oracle DB with startup command. But error occurred while startup. dbstart[80]: test: argument expected Failed to auto-start Oracle Net Listene using /bin/tnslsnr touch: ...
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SQL Link Connection OLE DB provider Query Execution Failed

I have created linked connection in SQL and by which I am connecting Oracle server using OLE DB provider "OraOLEDB.Oracle". SQL Server = 2008 R2 Oracle = 10g Normally, When I am executing Insert or ...
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Complex Oracle SQL to sum data

I am building a SQL query in Oracle 10g that needs to sum overtime hours for the base table, but needs fields from the parent tables as well. I am looking for the fastest way to build the query. The ...
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Grant permission to execute stored procedure without granting access to underlying table - Oracle

I am new to Oracle (10g), my background is SQL Server. I have a service account that needs permission to execute a stored procedure, but nothing else. I see from here how to add execute permissions ...
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How can I find who has allocated a user lock via dbms_lock?

We have a print queue process that acquires a user lock via dbms_lock.allocate_unique. It performs the work and then releases the lock. The process works very well. Today, we have a process that ...
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Oracle 10g XE SET NEWNAME doesn't work

I want to migrate database from Linux to Windows. I restored controlfile and mounted the database. Now I run the following: run{ allocate channel t1 device type disk; set newname for datafile ...
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Install 10g XE on 64bit linux

As I know there is only 32bit version of 10g XE, am I right? And the installation file is called "oracle-xe-univ-10.2.0.1-1.0.i386.rpm". I want to install it on Centos 6.4 64bit. But during the ...
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Oracle 10 column name resolution

For example (just to illustrate the problem), CREATE TABLE test_join(ID INT NOT NULL); --1 SELECT ID FROM test_join A INNER JOIN test_join b ON 1=1; --2 SELECT ID FROM test_join A INNER JOIN ...
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ORACLE file I/O withouth explicit flushing on 10g and 11g

what happens, if I open a file (foo := utl_file.fopen(... ), write multiple times to a file ( utl_file.put_line (foo,bar) ) and close it ( utl_file.fclose(foo) ) without any flushing? Is there a ...
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Strange Oracle ORDER BY

I have a problem sorting strings in french : This is my query : SELECT LIBELLE as LibelleCourant, CODE as code FROM S_MARQST ORDER BY LibelleCourant; And this is the result LIBELLECOURANT ...
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Slow join behaviour with 'or' in predicate

I'm faced with a situation which I can't understand and overcome. In short we have left-join query like: select from a left join b on a.key1=b.key1 or a.key1=b.key2 This works VERY slowly, while ...
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Entering command 'sqlplus' results in 'sqlplus: command not found'

I've recently installed Fedora 19 on an older PC, to serve as a test server of sorts. After a lot of hiccups, I was able to install Oracle 10g XE. Because I'm using Linux - which I, admittedly, have ...
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Get a number nth bit value in oracle

How can I get nth bit value in oracle database? I am currently using this query: WITH a AS (SELECT 7 val FROM DUAL) SELECT CASE BITAND (a.val, POWER (2, n-1)) WHEN 0 ...
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Dividing comma separated strings into columns

I have a problem with dividing comma separated values. I have 2 columns with comma separated values, for ex: ID Name 1,2,3 Ab,cd,ef I want the columns divided as: Id Name 1 ab 2 ...
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Customizing nls_sort and nls_comp in Oracle

There is different letters for 'KAF' (ک , ك) and 'YA' (ی , ي) in Persian with different unicode codes and same spell. I am using these commands to set Persian sort and comparing in my project ALTER ...
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Create a schema like an existing schema [duplicate]

I have a existing schema in my database called SCOTT, how can I create a new schema with exactly the same privileges which SCOTT schema is having? Is there any create like or some command to create ...
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Delete rows in parent table based on criteria in child table - Oracle

I have a table B with a foreign key to table A. I want to DELETE some rows in table B, and I also want to DELETE their parent rows in table A. However, the delete criteria is based on table B. The ...
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Restoring Oracle XE database

I had Oracle 10G XE installed on my Windows machine. The machine got corrupted and I will have to install Oracle again. I did not take a backup in the form of SQL queries. How can I use the old ...
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How to store object with property of generic type in DB

In my business domain there exists an entity parameter. Beside other properties which are identical for each parameter, they have values. These values can be of different data types. There might be ...
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Getting the employee history of Sales department from HR database in Oracle

I am currently using the 'hr' database with Oracle 10g. You can view the schema diagram over here: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B13789_01/server.101/b10771/diagrams001.htm#sthref63 What I would like is ...
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SQL*Plus default output format

I have noticed that using the same SQL*Plus client to connect to different Oracle database result in different outputs for the same SQL query. Database 1: C:\Oracle\instantclient_10_2>sqlplus ...
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Difference between the given queries

I am required to retrieve the list of pno ( product_id ) for the products which were purchased by two customers. For this, I have been given two relations which are ( along with the attributes ) as ...
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Help with Oracle Pipelined function

I have a pivot where I have a contract with tank numbers separated by ; and I've been given this example to pivot them down into rows (which works): SELECT oks_c.contract_number, ...