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How can I select rows from a hierarchical query with the lowest level?

I have a hierarchical query in Oracle 11gR2 that returns something like this: Parent (Level 1) Child (Level 2) Grandchild (Level 3) Child (Level 2) Grandchild (Level 3) Grandchild (Level 3) ...
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Eliminate duplicates in ListAgg (Oracle)

Prior to Oracle 11.2 I was using a custom aggregate function to concatenate a column into a row. 11.2 Added the LISTAGG function, so I am trying to use that instead. My problem is that I need to ...
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Problem using sample schemas by Oracle in Oracle APEX

I am new to Oracle and Oracle APEX. I have been practicing to make Oracle APEX database application using "hr" schema of the database. Before doing so, I unlocked the schema, along with schemas "scott"...
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Testing on Logical Standby Database

Primary DB: 11.2.0.3 Enterprise Standby DB: 12.1.0.2 Enterprise I've found several articles on making changes on a Physical Standby DB, but I've been having difficulty locating how to enable user ...
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Is it possible to generate workload for hammerora (hammerdb for oracle) from AWR tables?

I'm trying to generate workload from our production databases but rather than running a trace file in production, I would prefer using the AWR tables since we have a license for it. Is it possible? ...
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How to fix “TNS:listener does not currently know of SID given in connect descriptor” with DBVisualizer on Linux?

I am trying to connect with Oracle database from a server having Oracle client installed (RHEL Linux Environment). I installed DB Visualizer on client machine. But getting listner error on hitting ...
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Where can I find a syntax reference for Oracle SQL Developer's “Generate DB Doc” function?

Oracle SQL Developer (I'm using v3.2) has a feature called "DB Doc", which generates documentation for database objects. I mostly want to use it to generate documentation for my stored procedures, ...
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Oracle migration unable to create indexes

I want to move the contents of a database instance to another using the expdp and impdp utilities. The source instance is version 12.1.0.1.0 and the destination is 11.2.0.1.0 so I modified the expdp ...
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ORA-12154 when PLSQL Developer 11 is trying to connect to database

Hi i have troubles when i'm trying to connect my PLSQL Developer to Oracle 11g R2 Express Edition. I created a new folder in c:\Oraclex86, in that folder I installed the oracle 11g R2 Client for x86 ...
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Oracle database patch update doubts

Oracle Recommended Patches -- Oracle Database (Doc ID 756671.1) says the following 4 patches are recommended to be applied to 11.2.0.4 database. Note:21744343.8 Combo of 11.2.0.4.5 OJVM PSU and 11.2....
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Fetching recent/historical queries run on a database from an application

I'm getting some database errors from an application related to unique constraints however none of the records have any duplicate values so I want to check what query was run that produced the error. ...
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Find out where length semantics gets changed

I've code to create tables that doesn't specify length semantics: CREATE TABLE CHAR_TEST ( CHAR_TEST_ID NUMBER(*,0) NOT NULL, FOO VARCHAR2(6) NOT NULL, BAR VARCHAR2(6) NOT NULL, ...
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Unable to turn off automatic memory management (AMM)

i am running oracle 11.2.0.4 SE RAC on Red Hat linux 6, the database is using ASM for datafile management i have been experimenting with turning on AMM and set the following parameters alter system ...
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Updating BLOB Columns

I have table blobtable which has a BLOB column blobcol. A user updated the table using a command similar to this: UPDATE BLOBTABLE SET BLOBCOL=BFILENAME('directory/subdirectory', 'filename.txt') ...
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Login as SYSTEM in web console

I've installed Oracle XE 11g on Windows Server. I've set a password for SYS/SYSTEM when prompted, I've opened port 8080 to receive incoming connections and http://example.com:8080/apex loads fine. In ...
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Difference between ASYNC & SYNC real time apply

What is the difference between a data guard (Oracle 11g) operating in max performance ASYNC mode and enabling real time apply and a data guard operating in maximum availability SYNC and enabling real ...
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ORA-00904: : invalid identifier [closed]

Anyone help me with this error. I'm trying to create a table named "accounts" with 2 columns. CREATE TABLE accounts ( accountno number(10) NULL, accountname varchar2(50) NOT NULL, ); > ORA-00904: ...
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Permissions needed for dbms_metadata.get_ddl in a function

Oracle Enterprise 11.2.0.3 I'm receiving: ORA-31603: object "string of type "string" not found in schema "string" when executing a function that calls dbms_metadata.get_ddl. I know that ...
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Add standby database on different OS version?

Primary database is installed on RHEL 6.1. Standby database software is installed on RHEL 7.0. I am trying to add new standby database by using Grid Control. Database versions are same 11.0.2.0.3. I ...
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ORA-39165 Schema was not found in export

I'm getting the following error on a data pump export: ORA-39165: Schema OFDAT was not found. First I verified that I had full export permission: GRANT EXPORT FULL DATABASE TO OFDAT; Then I ...
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Oracle 11g: SQLDeveloper

How would I use the pre-installed SQLDeveloper that comes packaged within Oracle 11g if I am invoking it with a user that has no oracle or admin rights on linux? Would it be enough just to change ...
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Trigger needs dbms_alert declared

A trigger has given me the following: ORA-04098: trigger 'adminuser.DB_ERROR_CHANGE_TRIG' is invalid and failed re-validation and this is when working on altering schemas/triggers/etc from an ...
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Could we delete old database and grid version?

We upgraded rac system and I want to ask, could I delete old grid and database version? [oracle@orcl1 app]$ cd 11.2.0.3/ 12.1.0.2/ Middleware/ oraInventory/ 11.2.0.4/ grid/ ...
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Fill a GTT with external data each session

I have to import an external csv file into a table in database each day. The file is encoded in 'UCS2-LE BOM'. I have found a solution using external tables and bulk insertion, but the problem is to ...
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Where all can the /*+ PARALLEL */ hint be used?

It works with SELECT and UPDATE statements. Are there some more statements with which it works? I was able to use it with create, but am not sure if the hint was actually considered. SQL> create ...
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RMAN restore from tag

oracle 11.2.0.4 on redhat 6 SERV1 is prod server running database MAZ, SERV2 is developemt server with no databases on it. i have noted the dbid and last SCN, and then taken a backup on SERV1 using ...
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How to find current setting of “FORCE PARALLEL QUERY” in Oracle

I can change (override) the current level of parallelism in an Oracle session using e.g.: alter session force parallel query parallel 6; Is there any system view of function that will return me the ...
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Cannot log in sys as sysdba to Oracle 11g SQL*Plus with full ezconnect string

I am having problems with SQL*Plus on my RAC One ODA. I cannot use a full connect string to log in to any database (there are three on two separate ODAs) with sys as sysdba. I can duplicate this ...
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Oracle installation requires old rpm versions, what to do?

I am installing Oracle 11g R2 on OEL6. I run the following command, for to check only prerequisites ./runInstaller -silent -responseFile /0/grid/response/crs_install_mk.rsp -executePrereqs It ...
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what is oracle shiphome?

I am trying to install oracle grid, One of the Oracle installation steps says, set the variable ORA_SHIPS to the path location where you are going to extract the 11.2.0.4 shiphomes Please ...
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how i can extract a table data to a binary file

I´m new in oracle, i try to get data from a table of oracle and I only find how to extract to a csv, i want to know if someone knows how to extract in a binary file, im already try with sql developer ...
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Automate - recover database using backup controfile

I am trying to automate a periodic clone of a database from one environment into another changing the database name. I have done this many times manually by doing a begin/end backup on the source ...
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Minimum Oracle table size making IOT advisable?

I have inherited an IOT that doesn't seem to merit it because: only 25k rows fairly pure join table, non-index fields rarely queried total index width only ~125 bytes total row width only ~160 bytes ...
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Extremely slow datapump imports from 10.2.0.1.0 -> 11.2.0.1.0

All imports/exports talked about here are using datapump, the 10.1.5 system is running on Windows Server 2003 and the 11.2 system is running on Linux. I have an 11gig datapump dumpfile from a 10.1.5 ...
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Environment Varible PATH exceeding recommended length solution?

I am attempting to install Oracle Database 11g on a Windows 7 64x laptop. I get all the way to step 5 of 8 and I get a fail on Environment variable path "exceeds recommended length"... I have ...
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Updating row of one table using rows of another table based on specific conditions

I want to update OFFICE_ID,OFFICE_TYPE of FA_SUBLEDGER_MST table, by using OFFICE_ID,OFFICE_TYPE from EMPLOYEE_MST table based on following conditions: EMPLOYEE_MST.SL_CODE = FA_SUBLEDGER_MST.SL_CODE ...
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how to call a stored procedure in Oracle Scheduler job

i want to call a stored procedure in Oracle Scheduler job, my procedure and job like below ----stored procedure create or replace PROCEDURE emp_test IS begin delete from emp; insert into emp(...
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du of directories in a diskgroup in Oracle ASM

In Linux, you could run the below on a directory to find the size of each sub-directory: du -sh * When you're in asmcmdin the +FRA disk group for example, how can I retrieve the size of each ...
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bash: sqlplus: command not found

I have installed oracle correctly and also set ORACLE_HOME correctly on server,still sqlplus command is not working in my PC while it is working in others PC. I think I missed out some important step ...
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Oracle RAC failover not working correctly

I have Oracle 11gR2 set up on a RAC environment with two nodes. I have SCAN set up, eg: I have two entries on the DNS set up so I can ping the SCAN name and reach either node. I can also ping both -...
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Oracle Shutdown Method

Shutting down a database before doing an upgrade or a patch can be done several ways. shutdown immediate; or shutdown abort; startup restrict; shutdown immediate; or shutdown abort; startup ...
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Managing The Change of Records In Tables

I have Oracle 11.2.0.4 . I have some tables like person that have information about persons , person-death that have information about death of persons and etc . Some of tables in my database have 4,...
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Is it good to gather stats in Oracle?

I have a very new database, and I have a request to gather stats for some schemas.. is it okay to gather stats without any transactions processed in the database? What are the impacts it could have if ...
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Cannot remotely connect to oracle express

I have installed Oracle Express in a oracle-6.5-x64 virtual machine (let's called it host). The installation went fine, I am able to connect and run commands using SQLPlus from the host. Now I'm ...
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How to erase in sqlplus with backspace?

Using SQL*PLUS, I cannot use the backspace button to erase content during a line command. When I hit backspace, instead of erasing it writes ^H Is there a way to configure backspace so it works as ...
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Reading audit records in Oracle

As a DBA, what is the best way to read the audit records on daily basis? Say, i'm the administrator and I would like to view the audit records made by the DBAs. I have enabled audit sys operatiosn to ...
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How to migrate Oracle database to MySQL server? [closed]

Currently our application is running using Oracle 11g database. We are developing newer version of the application which runs on MySQL cluster. We need to migrate the data from Oracle database to ...
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Export Data Pump skipped packages bodies

I've got a BASH script for exporting from our Oracle 10G database. #!/bin/bash #This script should be run with the Oracle account. It exports the necessary files from the database for creating a ...
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Want to remove global_name from DB links (Oracle 11g)

I am trying to call remote function via DB LINKS. However, My global name contains the string ON and I believe it causes an error. The Error I have is ... SQL> var tmp varchar2(2); SQL> ...
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SQLPlus “no listener” only with a remote connection from Windows

The Oracle database is running on a linux server. The lsnrctl service is running. Locally, I can connect to database from sqlplus and sql developer. Remotely, from windows, I can't connect. sqlplus on ...