Oracle 11g is the July 11th, 2007 release of Oracle’s primary database product. New features added in 11.0.1 include Virtual Columns, Automatic Memory Management and Interval Partitioning.

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Invalid File Name on login to SQLPLUS

The moment I log into SQLPLUS I get an SP2-0556 error. I recently moved OS but am connecting to the same database so I am not sure if it's because I'm using my old TNSNames or what. I can connect and ...
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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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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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ORA-04031: unable to allocate 4708660 bytes of shared memory

I am running Oracle 11g R1 on my local development machine. I have been trying to run an anonymous block to test the FORALL statement in Oracle to insert 25,000 records. I get the following error: ...
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Pivot rows into multiple columns

I have a SQL Server instance that has a linked server to an Oracle server. There is a table on the Oracle server called PersonOptions which contains the following data: ╔══════════╦══════════╗ ║ ...
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Size of an empty database

Continuing with my school-project, now I have to estimate the size of the database from here to 5 years. They give me a formula, so, in that formula, one of the values is the size of the empty ...
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Where is my blob stored?

Using oracle 11, Although a lot was already written about blobs, there is something that is not still clear for me. I was told that by default blobs stored in row if the are < 3900. Does it ...
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Regular Expression Difficulty

I'm trying to extract 456 from the string :123:456: as follows: select regexp_substr(':123:456:', ':(\d+):', 1, 2, 'i', 1) from dual However, this query returns null. What am I doing wrong?
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How to manage constants within an Oracle Database

This question touches on a few different parts of Oracle that I'm not particularly familiar with so bear with me: I am trying to redesign some of the procedures and functions within the database I ...
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Any recommendation on tuning following query

My query has lot of select statements and unions. I think it is querying database multiple times and combining data. Is there a way we can eliminate multiple passes to the database? I would like to ...
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Oracle 11g bug ? not returning the record until I triggered index to invisible and then to visible

We are using Oracle 11g, 11.2.0.3. We know a record exists in a table but a select is not returning it for some odd reason. The execution plans the general query, not forcing any index, shows that ...
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Can I grant privileges to a role without specifying an object?

I am trying to create a role to simplify granting a set of privileges that I often give to users. I am wondering if there is any way to grant these privileges on only the objects owned by their schema ...
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How can I unload Oracle database tables into a csv files?

I need to retrieve certain data from an Oracle 11g release 1 database and provide it as one or more CSV files. The data resides in multiple tables and/or views. All this should work via the command ...
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Error while opening Oracle 11g Database

I have a problem with oracle 11g database, I have shutdown my computer this morning normally, but in the evening when I tried to connect to my database I fond a problem. I cannot connect as normal ...
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What signals do the DBWn processes send to LGWR?

I would really like to know what signals are in the following quote from the Process Architecture docs, and how does DBWn know LGWR has completed? Before DBWn can write a modified buffer, all redo ...
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Does SQL Server have a reference partitioning equivalent?

Oracle 11g has introduced a new feature that is called Reference Partition. Using reference partitioning, a child table can inherit the partitioning characteristics from a parent table. ...
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Insert into table from a query to a linked database hangs

I have a schema with some database links to other schemas that we use to pull data from. We pull the data into a staging table, massage it, and then do some merges into our schema/database. The data ...
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What are the mandatory/required oracle 11g tablespaces?

Ok, what are the mandatory tablespaces in oracle 11g. My research has lead me to believe there are three of them: System, Sysaux, and Undo. However since I am taking the OCA and all the ...
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Passing parameters to a procedure executed by DBMS_SCHEDULER

I have a scheduler program that runs a stored procedure that requires input parameters. BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.DROP_PROGRAM (program_name => 'MYSCHEMA.EXPORT_SCHEMA_STARTING'); END; ...
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what's the fastest method to export a table through sql query ? 11g - performance

I'm connected to the oracle server remotely. I need to export a table data(the whole table) with millions of records but due the hosting restrictions I can only use SQL (no exp , expdp) . Therefore ...
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Built-in XML functions

I am trying to use built-in XML functions, but I'm getting an %s: invalid identifier error. Selects works fine without the XML functions. Any ideas where is the mistake? select id,full_name from ...
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What's the most effective way to back-up / save data on Oracle 11g large data sets?

We have a database(actually more databases split by primary access path, modulo on a key.) with millions of records (about 400 millions ). Right now I need to save a specific table userData(which has ...
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grant execute on utl_file to user in Oracle 11g XE

sqlplus connect <sys>/<pwd> grant execute on utl_file to <user> connect <user>/<pwd> DESC utl_file then i get: ORA-24372: invalid object for describe How can I access ...
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using row data for column headers

I have a table CREATE TABLE "AUTOMATION"."TESTRESULTS" ( "BUILDNUMBER" VARCHAR2(30 BYTE), "TESTNAME" VARCHAR2(100 BYTE), "STATUS" VARCHAR2(100 BYTE) ) sample data would be ...
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Why we need auxiliary instance in TSPITR

Need help! I've read Database Backup and Recovery User's Guide 11g but I can't uderstand why we need auxiliary instance to perform tspitr. We can do complete recovery of tablespace within same ...
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Oracle Forms 10g to 11g migration Error

I having problems from first steps, while migrating Oracle Forms from 10g to 11g. Some of libraries dose not want to compile. the compiler just hangs up when I try to compile them, and Forms builder ...
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Simplified/automated datafile free disk space reclaim

On Oracle version 11g: After Googling, I can't find a simple way to reclaim free space after deleting a table. I've found a lot of explanations, telling how the datafile becomes fragmented, the big ...
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Update oracle sql database from CSV

I tried google at first but no luck. Is it possible to update tables from csv file? I am using SQL developer and I am using a script to export edited rows to a csv file. I would like to update the ...
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Unable to start Oracle (11g1) due to bad memory configuration (ORA-00837)

I decided to reduce the memory allocation of a local developer instance, and was told that the following command did the job; alter system set memory_max_target = 512M scope = spfile; Which I guess ...
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No network ACL, yet my user can successfully connect to external server

This one's had both me and our dba scratching our heads. We have an Oracle 11.1.0.7.0 instance, DEV, with a user who can successfully connect to our ldap server, e.g.: DECLARE l_session ...
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unique constraint violated (ORA-00001) in concurrent insert [closed]

I have a procedure that is called from concurrent transactions: //Some actions here INSERT INTO table1 (table1_id, table1_val1, table1_val2, table1_val3) VALUES ...
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Can I change the SID of an Oracle database?

The Server is Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.1.0.7.0 - 64bit Is there an easy & quick way to change the SIDs of the test databases on the server? Dropping & recreating of ...
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Fast paginated result, for various filter clauses

I have been working on obtaining a paginated result from a table in my database (11g). While I have a query that does work (ie, the result is correct) it does not perform as well as I'd like to and I ...
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Oracle server connection reset by peer socket write error

Full disclosure, I'm not a database admin, but if anyone is able to help me, it would be you guys. Our Oracle 11g database server stopped working, I'm not aware of anything that could have caused it, ...
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Oracle 11G Can't create database from template

I am attempting to create a new database from an existing template in Oracle 11G. I have done this before using dbca and haven't had a problem, but now I am hitting the following error: TNS-04404: no ...
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cursor: pin S wait on X in 11g

This has been one of top5 wait events in our database, even though there were not many waits but we see it as a potential threat, we want to find the root cause and solution. Any advice will be ...
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temporary table inside procedure oracle

I'm in a situation right now. I'm migrating several procedures from Mysql 5.0 to Oracle 11g. Mysql procedures allow me to: 1. Create temporary tables 2. Insert data into temporary tables / Query these ...
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How and when to use sys_refcursor in oracle

Can some one give me a small explanation about how and when should someone use sys_refcursor ?
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Use a Context namespace in a multi-tenant database?

I'm developing an Apex application that uses database Contexts in conjunction with Row Level Security. I'd like to install a second copy of the schema and workspace on the same instance; this works ...
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Transaction stays in capture queue

I set up simple bidirectional db replication using Oracle Streams. I used enterprise manager for this. Streams are active and their status is ok. The problem is that the replication is very slow. What ...
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Where can I find autoextend events?

In Oracle, where can I see the history of DBFs autoextending? Or get the timestamp that a DBF last autoextended, and by how much?
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What's a good client tool to access Oracle RDBMS? [closed]

I'm looking for a good client tool to replace "Oracle SQL Developer" (the tool I currently use) which supports: Oracle DB 10g, 10gR2, 11g Running SQL code Debugging SQL code (with walk-through... ...
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PeopleSoft or Oracle App Designer Tool Alternative

We are using PeopleSoft app designer tool to manage and create projects, database objects - tables, columns, views etc in Oracle database. This tool has limitation that we cannot create tables/columns ...
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ALTER SYSTEM DISCONNECT SESSION doesn't work

Oracle 11g. The devs leave sessions connected overnight, sometimes certain cron jobs fail because of that. I am trying to kill all user sessions, but I can't. I login as: sqlplus system/[password] ...
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How to return a CTE as REFCURSOR from an Oracle stored procedure?

I tried to modify an Oracle stored procedure to use a CTE instead of a simple Select Statement. My procedure looked like this: Create or replace Myproc ( MyRefCursor IN OUT SYS_REFCURSOR) as begin ...
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Delete Archive log file

I am using oracle database 11g. Some day's back we have deleted our Archivelog Manually, and now it's getting full and due to that we are not able to connect to our database. So how should i delete ...
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db_recovery_file_dest_size issue

RMAN gives me this error how should i resolve this issue: ORA-19815: WARNING: db_recovery_file_dest_size of 7516192768 bytes is 100.00 used, and has 0 remaining bytes available. Thanks in ...
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Generating an arithmetic sequence

I would like to generate a named table in a WITH clause which will contain this arithmetic progression: ╔══════════╗ ║ mynumber ║ ╠══════════╣ ║ 0 ║ ║ 30 ║ ║ 60 ║ ║ 90 ║ ║ ...
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check listener status other than 1521

I have two listner: one is running on port 1521 another on 1531. lsnrctl stat show's status of services running on port 1521 only. How should i check whether the services running on port 1531 is ...
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Oracle 11g setup closes without errors on pre-requisite check

I'm installing Oracle 11g and the setup wizard just closes automatically after the pre-requisite check. I have administrative access UAC is disabled IPv6 is diabled There is more than enough free ...