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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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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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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Oracle query is slower the second time

I have a general question about something I'm seeing in performance tuning in Oracle. I have a query that I'm testing. It's too big and complex for me to provide a simple example, sorry! (I tried ...
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IMPDP twice with same Oracle EXPDP dumpfile with different results?

At my work, we receive data in the form of an Oracle dumpfile generated by an EXPDP command using Oracle DB 11.2.0.4.0. We import it using IMPDP into an Oracle DB (same version) set up with roles, ...
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Transfer data from SQL Server to obiee

I need to transfer data on a daily basis from a SQL Server 2008 R2 database to Oracle Business intelligence. What's the best practice? Db link? External table? Odbc?
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Oracle RAC Failover functionality clarification

we are running two node active/active Oracle11g R2 RAC cluster i need to replace public network cables on each node. I am planning to do as given below: Setup: OS: oracle Solaris 11.1 Sparc ...
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Create Oracle DB LINK to a database with no DB_DOMAIN

I'm trying to create a database link between this two DBs. My local DB is 11.2.0.3. SQL> select * from global_name; GLOBAL_NAME ...
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Using Oracle client to connect to remote database

Although I can do a telnet to remote oracle port I am unable to connect. I have a following tnsname.ora connecting to oracle database using sql plus: remoteOracle = (DESCRIPTION = (ADDRESS_LIST ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manager - Where do I find the error logs?

I'm not familiar with oracle management. The problem is when I try to connect to the enterprise manager through the Web browser I get this error: In english: "Internal Error has occurred. Check ...
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Sum values from two tables ORACLE

I want to use two values, in two different tables, to be used as a total in a third table. For instance: table accommodation and flight Add value from acc_price with value from flight_price Add ...
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Oracle Data Pump Import imports no records

When we do an Oracle Data Pump import of our database, it runs without significant errors. However, on one table Oracle reports that 0 records have been imported. Processing object type ...
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Recurse path from leaf to root? [duplicate]

I have a table structure (in an Oracle 11g database [11.2.0.3.0]) that maps out a folder hierarchy for employee records that looks like this (note: I have to start at the leaf node and recurse up to ...
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Oracle 11g connect overhead

Currently one of our new applications is connecting to an Oracle 11g instance over 30,000 daily (at every user request) via their application server, using the same account. (it will be significantly ...
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Oracle StartUp Issue [closed]

I am facing the following issue while starting the Oracle instance. SQL> Connected to an idle instance. SQL> SQL> ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area 1269366784 bytes Fixed ...
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TNS-12535: TNS:operation timeout

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 with Oracle Client 11.1.0.7.0 client installed. TNSPing to 100% available databases (accessible from other machines, i.e. I can do TNS ping to these databases from other ...
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select for loop result in oracle [closed]

How i can achieve below result : Procedure GET_Test(i_MatricNo in varchar2, i_Subj_Code IN t_c_subj_code, o_cursor out ...
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Database is slow once in a while

I am executing a web service for 100 times. The average response time of this service is 1.5 seconds. But when I look at the response time of each execution individually, there are a few executions ...
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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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Extract Archived Log Files from RMAN Backupset

I have an RMAN backup that is taken on 19th january with: BACKUP DATABASE PLUS ARCHIVELOG command. Now I need to restore Archived logs from that backupset to some other OS directory. Is there any way ...
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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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DBMS_SCHEDULER JOB interval not working

I've created DBMS_SCHEDULER job, which type is CHAIN. Chain has 2 steps and 2 rules. Each step has PL/SQL "program" (which inserts SYSDATE to table). First rule's condition is TRUE. Second rule has ...
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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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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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Results of SAMPLE clause using a DBlink between 2 Oracle databases not randomised

I'm using the SAMPLE clause to retrieve random rows from a table. It works fine except when the table is from another database. I'm using a database link between 2 Oracle 11g databases (11.2). This ...
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listener can not start

My listener in Oracle 11g R2 can not start . When I want to give the status of that, the error in below is shown: Connecting to <ADDRESS=<PROTOCOL=tcp><HODT=><PORT=1521>> ...
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Why ORA-00932: Inconsistent Types error?

Sorry for the meaningless title, but I couldn't think up a better one. I'm using Oracle 11g r2. The following query raise ORA-00932 error: SELECT BBB.FIELD1 FROM TABLE0 AAA JOIN (SELECT * FROM ...
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Ports necessary for Oracle 11g Replication across a firewall?

We have two Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition servers that need to replicate data via Oracle streams. However, the two servers are on untrusted domains and connect via a VPN. On end of the connection is ...
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Oracle 11g max login fail attempts workaround

My problem with database starts with situation where I cant really modify anything in database. My project specialist has limited time to help me. Here is the thing: My user in Oracle database has ...
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Views for XML with attributes using XMlTable

I created an XMLType table CREATE TABLE PERSON OF XMLType XMLTYPE store AS OBJECT RELATIONAL XMLSCHEMA "PERSON.XSD" ELEMENT "root"; The XML is - <root> <Person empid="1" empname="Joe" ...
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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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Unable to start Oracle Database Server : Get an error as I try to start it

I just installed Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2 for windows.It created a short cut icon on the desktop : but as I click this icon I see this dialog box : What is it ? How do I ...
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Why can't I drop this Oracle datafile - even though it seems empty?

This system is Oracle 11.2.0.3.0, using ASM. We had an issue where there seemed to be a corruption issue of some kind - every time a row tried to get inserted into the table, we'd get the following: ...
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What storage engines work with Oracle?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Database_engine mentions about database engines aka storage engines. What all storage engines can be used with the Oracle database?
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startup mount issues with Oracle

I am a newbie with Oracle so bear with me. I am trying to simply shutdown and restart an Oracle db instance on a Windows Server 2008 machine (Oracle 11.2.0). Logged in via sqlplus, I issue the ...
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Reverse engineer Oracle database in visio

Trying to reverse engineer tables added into a database but when i connect, I get strange Chinese symbols with a lot of apex stuff. I dont see anywhere the tables that i added, what am i doing ...
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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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How many control files should I have?

On the Oracle Database Appliance, the default deployment only gives you a single control file. I find this a little puzzling. The single control file causes a policy violation in the automatically ...
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Oracle 11g r2: Cannot create partition on timestamp field

I have data with a timestamp field of the form '2014-01-01 00:00:00.99' in one of the columns. I want to create a new partition for the table every month. For this I did something like this. CREATE ...
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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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FileWatcher Troubleshooting Options

I have setup a Credential/Procedure/Program/File Watcher/Job to monitor a folder for new files, but it is not working. I am trying to figure out what I can check to troubleshoot why this isn't ...
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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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ORA-12154 TNS:could not resolve service name from PL/SQL, but SQL Developer Connects Fine

I'm totally new to the world of Oracle. I've got PL/SQL Developer installed on my machine, and able to access client databases on other servers. I installed Oracle 11g express on my machine to try ...
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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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Rows to columns

I am new to Oracle. I know MySQL. I wrote below query in MySQL: Tables: CREATE TABLE agl_asset ( asset_id BIGINT(20) NOT NULL, caption VARCHAR(64) DEFAULT NULL, description VARCHAR(4000) ...
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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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Oracle Duplicate Database with no archived logs

I am trying to perform a duplicate operation from one server to another (testing disaster recovery) on oracle 11g. I am very much still learning about Oracle. The system is not in production, it is ...
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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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ORA-12541: TNS: No listener after adding new IPs to machine

We are receiving the ORA-12541 error since we added 2 new IP addresses to the machine. This may or may not be related to the problem at hand, but this is the latest severe change that was made, before ...
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SQL query for next occurrence of specific date

I am working on a function for our database that contains contract data. Each contract expires on a certain date, and then each contract has an expiration type that determines what happens after that ...