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Can't drop UNDO TABLESPACE

We have Oracle 11gR1 RAC two instances on two different servers, new undo tablespace UNDOTBS20140508 created 30G, I want to remove the old one UNDOTBSX02, I did the following: CREATE UNDO TABLESPACE ...
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special setup to create views in Oracle in default schema

When creating views in Oracle, do you need special setup for a given user if the view and table in which the view is reading from are in two different schemas? The user creating the view has dba ...
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Oracle 11.2.0.3 Service Name Mismatch issue

My Environment During Installation SID lab3 Service_Name lab3.domain.com Changes Some time ago I changed my service_name to just lab3 to match my SID Select instance_name from v$instance; ...
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SQL command not properly ended

Do you see why is appearing this error "SQL command not properly ended" in the select statement below? Select command in oracle: select l_orderkey, sum(l_extendedprice * (1 - ...
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ORA-01031: insufficient privileges connecting to standby

I configured a standby database and it worked for a while, but now I noticed that the redo logs thread on standby is far behind the primary. After researching alert log and trace files, I figured ...
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Changing own user permissions with Oracle SQL not being the DBA

I have been making changes to a couple of schemas of different environments (they belong to the same application). Sometimes I'll want to copy data from one environment to the other, and sometimes ...
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ORA-02270: no matching unique or primary key for this column-list

I getting an error report of: Error report - SQL Error: ORA-02270: no matching unique or primary key for this column-list 02270. 00000 - "no matching unique or primary key for this column-list" ...
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How do I open Data Pump Import Wizard in SQL Developer 4.1?

How do I find and open the Data Pump Import Wizard in SQL Developer 4.1? I opened the Help search tool in SQL Developer 4.1 and searched for Data Pump, and found directions that include: 1.) ...
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Creating report based on the sql statement

I would like my report to display something image like as below so can i know is it how my sql for table has to be when creating it create table attendance ( Student_ID VARCHAR2 (15) ...
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Can I use an RMAN Backup of DB1 to replace DB2

I have a backup of an Oracle 11g database on Linux, that is a version that is 'prescrub' needed by other users. This is for an ACTIVE database that is now scrubbed, so I do not want to use it as the ...
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Global command to destroy all disconnected data files in Oracle 11g

Is there a global command to delete/purge all disconnected .bdf files in an Oracle 11g R2 database? Here is the scenario: Every user-defined user and user-defined tablespace was deleted from an ...
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How can I launch SQL Developer?

I recently installed Oracle 11g R2 on a Windows 8.1 machine, but for some reason SQL Developer does not seem to launch easily. What specific steps do I need to take in order to launch a working SQL ...
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Sync oracle DBs using archive log when not connected to each other

I'm trying to synchronize 2 dbs which are not connected to each other, and located in a separated networks. The 'copy db' (aka: standby) can be read only, but still should be active. My intuition ...
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ORA-00904 error while querying the Oracle database table

I am newbie with oracle DB and I need to List the Number of departments per region in the region table. This is my SQL statement: select r.region_id, count(d.department_id) "Number of ...
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aggregate column of nvarchar2 and obtain result in nvarchar2 too

I need to create a view with an aggregate column of nvarchar2(4000) in Oracle 11g. What I have: Table1 with every column of type nvarchar2(4000): Col_Name txt_value X a X ...
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Using exception with raise_application_error

I'm developing with Oracle 11g. How can I use a named exception in RAISE_APPLICATION_ERROR like this: DECLARE my_fault EXCEPTION; PRAGMA EXCEPTION_INIT (my_fault, -20000); BEGIN ...
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Strategy To Remove Old Records

We are running Oracle 11.2.0.4.0. It is a transactional database that has been online since 2011. We have been tasked to clean up old records. The table structure is (parent->child): A->B-C->D->E ...
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Oracle - Connect Via SqlPlus

I have a local installation of Oracle. I want to add the XMLDB package to it. As step 1, I need to connect to it via sqlplus. And I am not able to. The installation has a database called Pm. Here ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Console - default login and password?

I've just installed an Oracle 11g Standard Edition Database. It ran successfully and everything, however when going to Oracle Enterprise Manager Im not really sure what my "username" would be. I ...
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Nested, inline pivot table (oracle)

I'm trying to go from a table like this: ID | NAME | METADATA ------------------------------- 1 | test | '{"a":"x","b":"y"}' where the metadata column is a JSON string. What I'd like to end up ...
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Cannot create user using administrator credentials in Oracle

I am trying to get some hands-on experience with ORACLE and I installed Oracle Database 11g Express Edition on my PC at home. I logged into the 'Application Express' by entering TEST in the Workspace ...
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How do I change all Oracle profiles PASSWORD_LIFE_TIME to UNLIMITED?

This query: select distinct profile from dba_profiles; Returns 3 rows: default default1 default2. I want to change the PASSWORD_LIFE_TIME for all these profiles to UNLIMITED with a single query ...
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Pointing DB to new Oracle home in primary and standby oracle database

I needed to apply a security patch to production database. To minimize the outage time, I cloned the oracle home and applied the patch to this newly created oracle home. With production DB there is a ...
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Why do shadow processes exist?

Oracle architecture has two types of process: server process or foreground process and background process, but: Some people use it to refer to foreground processes, others use it for background ...
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Can Oracle 11g Express Edition Work on Parallels

I am using a Mac and need to use Oracle 11g. I have Parallels installed with Windows 8.1 on it. Do I need to download anything else or just download Oracle 11g Express Edition and run it?
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Updating duplicate records with different data

I have a migration specific issue. Data from a large table has been migrated into another table, but data for one destination column is missing due to certain issues (that are not specific to this ...
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When the query was last executed?

Is it possible to find which queries were run a fortnight ago, and the time they were executed in Oracle 11g? (answers for MySQL also welcome) I found this when I searched: How to know when a query ...
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UTL_TCP how to monitor number of connections?

I have a leak somewhere in the number of UTL_SMTP connections being made and closed. There is an underlying limit of 16 from its reliance on UTL_TCP. I'd like to be able to monitor the connection ...
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plsql block not executing

I am unable to execute this block. it just compiles. what statement I have togive to see output. where I am doing error ? I clicked on output button also
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Checkpoint during Backup

Can database process make automatic checkpoint when I'm in process of copying files during ALTER DATABASE BEGIN BACKUP; and ALTER DATABASE END BACKUP; You can assume that process of copying ...
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Replicate or Call java encryption function in Oracle pl/sql

I am trying to replicate encryption/decryption method present in java in Oracle DB, so that data encrypted in java can be decrypted through Oracle Function. Below is java code: package com.encr; ...
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How can sqlplus knows where ORACLE_SID point?

As I understand, SID is unique value to identify an Oracle database instance. And I can set default database instance sqlplus use by changing ORACLE_SID environment variable. But how can sqlplus ...
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Making data fetching faster on VIEW

I have created a rest service which fetches data from Oracle database and send it back to the application from which the rest service is called . Below is the query to fetch data from VIEW ,this ...
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Result on execution of any SQL is number 2

After successful execution of any sql in oracle sql command line it shows 2 like i want to see the table or description of any table it show 2 instead of showing the table. SQL> select * from dual ...
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How does Toad detect installed client?

I installed Oracle client and Toad and have worked fine. But When I install Oracle server also in the same system. The server and the client seem to conflict on the path something. I decided to ...
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Precision of NVARCHAR2 column is 1.5 times lower than displayed by desc command

I wanted to update precision of an nvarchar2 column and came across an interesting case. I have tried to replicate it below: create table test_table1 (col1 nvarchar2(100)); table TEST_TABLE1 ...
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How to transpose rows to column in datatabse [duplicate]

I have one table which contain 3 column,Col_ID, Col_Group, Col_Price for this my column is like below Col_ID Col_Group Col_Price 1 AA 0 1 BB 2000 1 ...
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In Oracle how do I save a sequence.nextval in a variable to be reused in multiple inserts?

I'm writing a script to populate some tables with data for testing. I would like to write something like the following but I don't know how to do it (I'm Oracle 11g) SET ENABLED_USER_ID = ...
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Linked Server to Oracle seems to be slow

we have a linked server between a SQL Server 2008 R2 instance and an Oracle 11.1.0.7 instance using OraOLEDB.Oracle Provider. The enabled options for provider are: Dynamic parameter Nested queries ...
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How to concatenate using cast(collect()) in Oracle DB?

My current query: select distinct mb.BP_TYPE,mb.ABS,mb.BLD_SEQ_CODE, mb.BPCODE||'~'||(select LISTAGG(mbp.PROCEDURE,' ') within group(order by mbp.LINE,mbp.SLN1,mbp.SLN2) from MIS_BS_BB_PROC mbp ...
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How to convert following mysql query to oracle?

I have a mysql query like following, Column time contains date in long format. SELECT FROM_UNIXTIME(CEILING( Time/('20160'*1000)) *'20160', '%Y:%m:%d %h:%i') AS Time, SUM(CreatedInstanceCount) AS ...
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Oracle connection through visual studio

I installed oracle client 11.2.0 version in my machine and also installed Oracle data access providers for visual studio.I also installed Oracle Data Access 11.2.0.3.20. I am trying to connect to the ...
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Oracle how do i see who connected to my database

I am using oracle 11g and I would like to see who connected to my database some hours ago. In what file can I see those who have connected to my database through a network connection? Thanks
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sqlplus not connecting to Oracle XE 11g

I installed Oracle XE 11g on my Ubuntu in vmware fusion. The oracle installation is all went fine but I am not able to connect the oracle database using sqlplus. I am getting this exception: $ ...
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Oracle crashing on CentOS

Here is alert_XE.log: kkjcre1p: unable to spawn jobq slave process Errors in file /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/xe/XE/trace/XE_cjq0_23146.trc: Process J000 died, see its trace file kkjcre1p: unable to ...
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How to update scheduler job credentials in oracle enterprise manager?

I have a job scheduled in oracle 11g which runs on daily basis. Job is running with User "user_dba" (unix server user). The job is failing from the day I changed the password for the user "user_dba". ...
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CREATE TABLE AS SELECT creates non-nullable columns

I am using the CREATE TABLE AS SELECT statement in Oracle 11g to get data from SQL Server 2012 via a database link. Oracle creates all these tables with non-nullable columns and that causes me ...
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Control file creation failed

I lost all the control files and I don't have backup for it. Control file creation failed SQL> CREATE CONTROLFILE SET DATABASE "UAT02" RESETLOGS NOARCHIVELOG MAXLOGFILES 16 MAXLOGMEMBERS 2 ...
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Why doesn't “As SYSDBA” work from SQL Developer?

I am a SQL Server developer/DBA consultant who is helping out a customer who recently lost their Oracle DBA. I have done development on Oracle, but not much DBA work, and not in multi-homed ...
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How can I optimise an Update on a large table?

I am using Oracle 11g, I have to update 7 fields on a table with 14 millions of rows, the updated columns get the new value from functions, the update looks like: update hslak set HSLAKSTS = ...