The second and terminal release of Oracle Corporations Oracle 11g database product. 11.2 was released for Linux on September 1st, 2009. New features added include RAC One Node, Improved data compression ratios (up to 20x), Edition Based Redefinition, Recursive Subquery Factoring, Instance Caging, ...

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DESCRIPTION_LIST in tnsnames.ora

How does this work? If I specify an address list, I know I can specify a load balance or failover option to switch the connection to the other address. But in case of various descriptors (DESCRIPTION ...
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Duplicate databases error

I have two Oracle 11gR2 databases on separate servers. I want to duplicate these databases. For this, I do these steps : In auxiliary db : create password file with password that is same if ...
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Error while migrating SQL Server database to Oracle

I am getting this error message while loading database capture script output in Oracle SQL Developer. The source is SQL Server 2000 and destination is Oracle 11g. java.sql.BatchUpdateException: ...
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What changes to Oracle installation are needed to work with Microsoft MSDTC

We have windows 2008 and 2003 servers that use COM PLUS-MSDTC and distributed transactions with 11g(11.2.0.3) running on SunOS and SPARC hardware. The oracle server was installed years ago by a DBA ...
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Is there any other way that we can take auto backup in oracle 11g apart from RMAN?

I have tried with RMAN. But is there any other possible way that we can backup database and tables. backup using queries or stored procedures is possible?
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Help with Joins - Cartesian Product

I have 5 regions that each contain 1 store and 1 warehouse. I have a table that contains the regions and corresponding stores and warehouses. I also have a table that lists the inventories of both ...
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ORA-01861 - Input seems ok and FX/FM modifiers not used

Using SQL Developer 4, I am getting an ORA-01861 exception when I do the following (and BTW, I ticked 'Ignore NLS Definitions'): alter session set nls_date_format = 'DD-MON-YY'; alter session set ...
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SQLDeveloper.exe itself is getting access denied

Installed Oracle 11g and the 11g client. Everytime I start SQLDeveloper it prompts for the java.exe and again which files to associate. It must be trying to save this in registry (or maybe disk). ...
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Rows to columns

I am new to Oracle. I know MySQL. I wrote below query in MySQL: Tables: CREATE TABLE Ass ( asset_id BIGINT(20) NOT NULL, caption VARCHAR(64) DEFAULT NULL, description VARCHAR(4000) DEFAULT ...
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Getting ORA-01031:insufficient privileges during first time login to oracle 11.2.0.1.0 database on my windows 8 PC

I installed oracle database 11.2.0.1 on my windows 8.1 PC. I downloaded the zip files from oracle website viz. win64_11gR2_database_1of2 and win64_11gR2_database_2of2. I followed the installation ...
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In Oracle, how to get a list with the names of schemas that a user has read permission?

In Oracle, i need list which schemas a particular database user (or the current database user) has read permission. Based on this information, also need to get all the tables and views are in each ...
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TNS-12541 Error

I have grid installed in my pc but the problem is LISTENER does not start automatically. I have to start listener manually and then only LISTENER get started. But before starting listener if you check ...
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Optimize large table design

First, I am a complete novice when it comes to databases, but have been given the task to speed up queries on a large set of data. (Hundreds of millions of records) The current implementation is a ...
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How to set ADR Base directory correctly on OracleDB on Linux?

Installed Oracle Database on Linux based OS. Listener is ok. But Oracle is not. (I changed all angular brackets to vertical, because parser not shows angular brackets) ORA-48108: invalid value ...
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How to set the sequence to the last used id for all tables in Oracle?

I'm working on an open source elearning system called Moodle which usually uses MySql or Postgresql, but can also use MSSQL and Oracle. A client wishes to use Oracle, which I have limited experience ...
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ORA-08102 while creating a view

I am learning PL/SQL programming. I'm trying to create a view with the following statement: create or replace view viewName as select ID from employees; The view creation throws the following ...
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transactions and Oracle dblink

I have 2 dbs, let's call them writedb and readdb. Readdb has a dblink to writedb and a view to a table over that dblink. I do an update on writedb to that table which view points to and then read ...
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Migrating everything to do with a schema from one Oracle DB server to another

We have an old DB server, running Oracle 11g on Solaris. We also have a new DB server, also running Oracle 11g, but on RHEL. We want to move a schema to the new db - but we need everything it refers ...
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Enterprise Manager cannot connect to 11g database instance

In Oracle 11g when we are opening OEM in browser it is showing the following message : "Enterprise Manager is not able to connect the database instance." Listener status is showing Up and Agent ...
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Solaris 10 - Why shell limits needs to be increased to run oracle database?

Shell limits affect shell and scripts running shell like bash. Oracle's requirements (https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E11882_01/install.112/e48357/pre_install.htm#SSDBI1182 - section 2.10) is to modify ...
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On Solaris 10, does soft limit affect process memory allocated to oracle database?

System: Solaris 10 Database: Oracle 11gR2 We are encountering ORA-4030 - Out of process memory recently. I noticed that stack size was rather low in the soft limit of oracle user: ...
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How to tell from the OS whether Oracle instance is a standby, assuming no DB access?

One can easily check via SELECT database_role FROM v$database; whether your Oracle database is a primary or standby database. Is it possible to make the same determination without database access, ...
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Should an SCN obtained from one RAC node be immediately usable on other RAC nodes?

I'm seeing ORA-08181: specified number is not a valid system change number and don't understand why. The error happens around once a month from a process that runs every few minutes - so very rarely. ...
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Required Information to start oracle warehouse builder

I am using windows 8 64 bit . I want to install Oracle Warehouse Builder on my system. I have installed Oracle 11g and come to know that Warehouse Builder is already a part of it. But when I start ...
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How to handle big data update based on excel spreadsheet

Scenario Select-based data is exported from DB to Excel spreadsheets. Some manual work is done on the excel files (filling missing data). Changed data from excel files is updated back to DB. ...
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Will enabling row movements on list-partitioned table cause performance problems(oracle 11g r2)

Our incident management system has run for years, and the large quantity of closed incident tickets makes the table rather huge and slows down the search queries. Our database version is oracle 11g ...
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Can I use Oracle Standard or Enterprise edition for my own training purposes?

Question is about Oracle licensing terms. I would like to learn more about Oracle Database administration. Unfortunatelly I am using 32 bit verison of LInux, so I can't install Oracle 11 XE (I can't ...
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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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issue granting privileges in a hierarchical user configuration

as SYS: grant execute on sys.dbms_reputil to system with grant option; grant select any dictionary to system; grant dba to system; -> ok. Then, as SYSTEM: GRANT EXECUTE ON sys.dbms_reputil TO ...
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Connecting SSIS to Oracle using Attunity Drivers

I am trying to recreate the steps I took to allow me to connect to 64bit Oracle installation from SSIS using the Microsoft Connectors 3.0 for Oracle and Teradata (Attunity driver). MY issue is I ...
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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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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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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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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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11gR2 didn't ask me to set username or any password

I have installed Oracle 11gR2 (latest version 11.2.0.1.0) on my system. During the installation it didn't ask me to set username or any password. I'm unable to start sql plus because i don't have the ...
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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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ORA-12578: TNS:wallet open failed

I am calling an oracle wallet through "autosys" job. When i am calling through clicking on my myreport.bat file its working fine and connecting to DataBase but when i am calling that myreport.bat ...
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Database fragmentation [closed]

How can we find the list of fragmented objects in the database. And how much space we can reclaim by defragmenting those objects.
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Oracle 11G DataGuard: infrequent change of Log Archive Destination Role

currently we have the weired behavior of our DataGuard-Setup, in which the primary database somtetimes changes the role of "log_archive_dest_1" from "valid_for=(ALL_LOGFILES,ALL_ROLES)" to ...
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Where to put standby control file in Physical standby database?

I am creating a physical standby database for which I am creating a standby control file using command = ALTER DATABASE CREATE STANDBY CONTROLFILE AS '/oracle/dbs/stbycf.ctl'; but It creates only one ...
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Increase in temporary tablespace while import

When i am importing some tables in my database, the temporary tablespace is getting full. This never happened earlier for other tables. Please help me know why this is happening and any solution for ...
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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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intermittent TNS-12533: TNS:illegal ADDRESS parameters

I am running a windows XP (SP3) VM in virtualbox, on which I host Oracle XE. It has been running fine like this for a couple of years, but recently I am seeing some strange problems. My client ...
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Slow import for users .DMP files in Oracle 11G

After upgrading my DBMS Oracle 10g to 11g, when it will import user files, they are slower than the old version. A .DMP file in Oracle 10g with the size of 20GB takes almost 1 hour to import, but ...
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Oracle static lookup table

What is the best approach (or what options am I not aware of) to creating a static table or view where the data rarely, if ever, changes? An example use-case is a list of US states, where my ...
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ORACLE Query error contains lots of caret at symbols (i.e. ^@^@^@)

I made a query using Oracle DB, and the error contains the error code, followed by several thousand ^@ symbols. This would look like: Error at query 298 ORA-00942: table or view does not exist ...
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Oracle SQL Loader - BULK UPDATES

Can SQL loader be used to do bulk updates? I have a table that holds customer information. The table has a primary key and it has 5 columns pertaining to the customer. Now we created three more new ...
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Problem with procedure performance

I'm having problem in Oracle, where I have two procedures that are executed one after the other. Where the first procedure, I have a cursor that does insert into a table. This insert has about 30 ...
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Using transactions in sqlplus

I'm coming to oracle from postgresql. In postgresql, I can use the command-line tool, psql, to execute a delete or update in a transaction: dbpool.production=> begin; BEGIN ...