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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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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rman 'delete archivelog all’ very slow

On our automated test system we use flashback all the time to reset our Oracle 11g database to a state before a test run. We noticed some of the scripts involved, started to become slower and slower. ...
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RMAN Recovery In Oracle 11g : Backup Database To Tape

On issuing this command: RMAN> backup device type sbt tablespace <tablespace_name>; we are getting the following error: ORA-19554: error allocating device, device type: SBT_TAPE, device ...
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What is meant by the RMAN Duplicate “noncurrent point in time”?

When doing a RMAN DUPLICATE from backup connected to the target, how current does the duplication make the database when no until time is set? The closest thing I can find in the documentation is the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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ORA-00227: corrupt block detected in control file

I am getting the following error while starting the sqlplus (I am using Oracle XE 11.2.0) ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress Process ID: 0 Session ID: 0 Serial number: 0 So, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Remove ORA-01100:DATABASE ALREADY MOUNTED

I am using Oracle 11g and there is a database create during installation name "xyz" and user "xyz".Now i created a user 'abc' and gave following permission to abc. "CREATE SESSION, ALTER SESSION, ...
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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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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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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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Why does = NULL not work in Oracle?

I recently realized that we need to use a special syntax IS NULL to compare a literal to NULL. Why does = NULL not work here?
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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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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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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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How to migrate Oracle database to MySQL server?

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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How to automate Oracle DB installation (like a 'hands-free' install)?

I installed the Oracle 11g2 'standard' edition using the following zip-files: linux.x64_11gR2_database_1of2.zip linux.x64_11gR2_database_2of2.zip I used the installation guide by Oracle which I ...
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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: How to split records across days

I have data with two timestamp columns startdate and enddate. The data is produced continuously everyday and some records are such that the startdate is one day and the enddate is the nextday as it ...
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Unit of COST in an Oracle execution plan

Is there a unit for cost in an Oracle execution plan? I mean if the cost of an operation is 50 then can I map this number to CPU cycles or utilisation percentage? What does this number stand for? Is ...
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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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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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ORA-02070: database does not support antijoin in this context

I don't think this is even a question, but in case someone has seen something like this before or has any thoughts besides 'file a bug with Oracle' (which I'm doing), I'd love to hear it. create ...
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Replacement for Pragma Restrict references

Up to Oracle 11.1 you could mark a package as only reading from the database by adding PRAGMA RESTRICT_REFERENCES( DEFAULT, WNDS); This has now been deprecated. I would like to enforce read only on ...
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Granting privileges to dbms_crypto

I'm trying to grant proper privileges for using DBMS_CRYPTO. Whenever I call it from package it gives me error: PLS-00201: identifier 'DBMS_CRYPTO' must be declared User already has privileges: ...
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Permissions needed to call DBMS_DATAPUMP from within package

I am attempting to write a procedure (within a package) that calls DBMS_DATAPUMP to copy an existing schema into a different schema. The code works when executed from an anonymous block, but from a ...
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ORA-26097: unsupported conversion for column SYS_NC0000500006$ (from type 58 to type 23)

I have an Oracle Enterprise Edition as a source and taken the dump using the oracle data pump(expdp) and the dump is imported using (impdp) to an Express Edition of Oracle. The import was working ...
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Oracle: How to gather stats in a logical standby database?

I have a Primary and a (logical) Standby Database. The Schema 'APP' gets synced. Now a User has performance issues running a query against some tables in this 'APP' schema of the Standby Database. On ...
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reduce the cost of maintaining a materialized view? [closed]

how to reduce the cost of maintenance a materialized views? and when I selected between maintaining by recompiling and maintaining by refresh?
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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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Did another application use an Oracle block?

One of our production Oracle databases got hit with a corrupt block. Looking at the hex dump, the first part of the block seems to contain Microsoft Windows Event Log and Windows Registry information. ...
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Oracle 11g user created with Create session but able to update the table?

I created a readonly user with only permission granted was create session and read only privilege, using the link: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7502438/oracle-how-to-create-a-readonly-user Now ...
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Does trigger “see” all changes done in the transaction it was fired from?

Let me elaborate on the title. Suppose we have two tables, t1 and t2. t2 has a trigger t2_trgon it. Same transaction inserts/updates data in t1, then does insert/update in t2. t2_trg is fired and ...
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What is the use of Archivelogs?

Hi I am new to Oracle Database . Using Oracle 11g R2 I want to know the purpose of archive logs created at archive log destination, how they are helpful in database backup. Suppose I am having ...
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How do you capture the output message from a successful MERGE statement when using it in a procedure?

Sorry if this sounds like a rather simple question.. When using the console, normally the statement outputs something similar to X records merged How do I capture this output into an out variable ...
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Storing file into oracle db

I'm developing a java web-app for the acquisition of contracts, and that have to receive some file from an external system. For each new contract i recieve some information about the new customer and ...
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Oracle Scheduled Job Stays in State RUNNING

I have an Oracle 11.2g on which I use Scheduled Jobs to get some regular work done. There are around 15 jobs running 24/7. The time interval at which those jobs run varies between 1 second for some ...