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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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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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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Set Oracle Home (install Oracle Home) for Toad 12.6

I had Toad 11.5 and I'm trying to install Toad 12.6, to connect to Oracle 11g on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine. No matter what I try, when I start Toad 12.6, I get the error: "No valid Oracle clients ...
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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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How to download Oracle Database 11g release 2 for Mac OS

I have been trying to download Oracle Database 11g release 2 for mac os but in the given link by oracle I can only see Linux x86 and Linux x86-64. Is this ok to use this Linux file for installing ...
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Use of hash functions in group by?

I'd use a listagg() to generate a list of components a certain customer has and compare it to another list generated the same way somewhere else to detect inconsistencies. The problem is that ...
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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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Oracle 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4

I'm planning to upgrade 3 instances of Oracle (all same Oracle Home) from 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4. I'm going through the installer and I get to the question about Upgrade or install just the database ...
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Oracle 11g Sync Standby Database

Currently, I synchronize the standby database from primary database by copying archive logs from primary server to the secondary server. I do this activity daily. I have heard that there are automated ...
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Specify NLS-Settings during Oracle installation under Windows

Is there an easy way to specify NLS parameters for the database during the installation? We want to install a new database (environment: Windows). For testing purpose we need NLS settings for ...
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CALL Procedure(Function) = Trigger?

I have discovered some strange behavior in Oracle 11g, and I'm wondering if anyone has an explanation for it. The gist is that when I use a function that contains a commit/rollback/savepoint within a ...
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How do I determine the appropriate size for my tablespace when importing a .dmp file?

I have a 14g DMP file. How large should I size my tablespace to import it into an Oracle 11g database?
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Is possible do an online snapshot backup , without archive logs at Oracle Database?

Using Oracle Database Standard Edition 11r2 . I'm looking a way to backup the database with zero downtime , using a snapshot of datafiles (LVM snapshots) and without need backup de archive logs. ...
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Whitespace Trimming on Before Trigger in PL/SQL [on hold]

I'm looking to create a simple trigger that trims the whitespace on a piece of data prior to it writing to the table. I'm using PL/SQL with Oracle 11g. I am receiving the following error: ...
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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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sqlplus (Oracle XE) doesn't start on CentOS 7

I followed the steps of this document: https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E17781_01/install.112/e18802/toc.htm#XEINL121, but sqlplus doesn't start. Even if I used the command: "sqlplus /nolog". The other ...
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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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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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How to load XML data into an oracle db table?

Is there a way to load the XML format data into an Oracle 11g DB table directly ? Can we write a stored procedure to accomplish the same in a more efficient way with the best performance? Can we ...
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ORA-00933: SQL command not properly ended from function

I created a function but I keep getting the errors ORA-00933: SQL command not properly ended ORA-06512: at "FCUBSPROD.FN_GSS_UNPROCESSED_TXNS", line 110 ORA-06512: at line 11 when I try to run it. ...
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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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Oracle 11g installation on fedora 20 - stuck at step6 - Oracle-base.com installation procedure

I am trying to install Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (11.2.0.1) On Fedora 20 (F20)Oracle 11g in my laptop and I am following the steps provided in this Link But it is getting stuck after step 6. Can ...
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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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Cummulative Sum with Reset Value

Consider the following table: ID | GROUP_ID | ORDER_VAL | RESET_VAL | VAL ---+----------+-----------+-----------+----- 1 | 1 | 1 | (null) | 3 2 | 1 | 2 | (null) ...
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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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How to free temporary lob used in result set of SQL SELECT in Oracle

A goal is to aggregate rows into very large strings. I cannot use LISTAGG(XMLAGG,etc.) that support only up to 4000 bytes. I looked into using PIVOT XML option but we have a strict requirement on ...
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Replacing the results of a row

I'm working with Microsoft Reporting Services 2008. In our database, we have a small group of confidential students that need to be taken into account for several queries. If they are a confidential ...
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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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Calculating overlap between groups

I have a table with two columns of interest, item_id and bucket_id. There are a fixed number of values for bucket_id and I'm okay with listing them out if I need to. Each item_id can appear multiple ...
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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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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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How to create scheduler for manually refresh Materialized View if the MV get need_compile stallness status

I've a problem to Automatically Refresh Materialized View, if the stallness condition is NEED_COMPILE / STALE / UNUSABLE OR NOT FRESH. I've MV with this PL/SQL : CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW ...
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Instant File Initialisation on Windows Oracle Server

I require to add additional datafiles to a SmallFile tablespace. The process took several minutes on my system for 1 datafile. Is it possible to allow Oracle the same capability as SQL Server using ...
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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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Oracle cannot connect to SQL developer as sys account

I am trying to connect to SQL developer as sys account. It is always giving the error invalid username/password. When I try to connect it through SQLPLUS, it gets connect with any wrong password ...
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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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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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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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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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how to prevent an oracle block corruption from duplicating a database with a few nologging tables

I got a few data corruptions in a test db when I performed a duplicate from a production db where a few tables have the nologging option. Oracle support suggested to turn on the force logging option ...
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Using wm_concat to concatenate rows, but in an order determined by another column

Let's say I have 3 columns: p_id, description, order_by. I am trying to do the following: I would like to concatenate the description for all like p_id values. So we are talking a group by p_id ...
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Cannot change serivce name for Oracle

I'm trying to change the service name of an Oracle 11.2.0.3 installation on a Windows 2003 server. During installation the service name was defined with the default domain, but we'd like to get rid ...
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String to timestamp in datastage 9.1.2

Apologies for asking a question that I suppose is very basic. I'm just starting out with Streams. I'm trying to read a sequential files containing a timestamp field and a value field, like this: ...
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Pipelined function returning anydataset

I am using the dynamic pivot see here to pivot a data set where it returns an object of type anydataset. It works great in SQL but I am having a hard time using it in a package. In the package the ...
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Oracle NLS_CHARACTERSET mismatch while import

I have source Dump with NLS_CHARACTERSET WE8MSWIN1252 NLS_NCHAR_CHARACTERSET AL16UTF16 Requires the Target Databse System is with NLS_CHARACTERSET AL32UTF8 NLS_NCHAR_CHARACTERSET AL16UTF16 ...
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Oracle 10.2.0.4 query hundreds times slower than the same query on Oracle 10.2.0.3

I have an issue with query on Oracle 11.2.0.4.0 (it takes forever to complete and CPU is at 100% all the time) so I was trying to change optimizer_features_enable to previous versions. It worked with ...
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How to change password of user in physical standby database Oracle 11g?

Hi I am new to Oracle 11g, I have a physical standby database and a primary database of Oracle 11g on two different servers. I have changed the passwords of users(schemas)like sys, sysman, system, ...
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Query to return first row after order, for various records

I have a scenario where i need to write a select query which retrieve value from 2 tables by looking at value from 3rd table after applying order by asc. eg: MyTable1 ID keyId flag 1 123 Y ...
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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 ...