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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Open a Oracle 7.3.x database in Oracle 11

Is there any way to open or convert an old Oracle 7.x database into Oracle 11g? Thanks in advance!
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Alternatives for UPDATE statement Oracle 11g

I'm currently using Oracle 11g and let's say I have a table with the following columns (more or less) Table1 ID varchar(64) Status int(1) Transaction_date date tons of other columns And this ...
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ORA-1033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress

I am stuck with a little Oracle problem. My PC was shut down improperly after my graphics card freaked out, which caused Oracle 11g Express to not properly close down. This means that I get the above ...
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Unable to mount oracle instance

I am trying to shutdown the system, then I want to mount it. I have tried this: SQL> shutdown immediate; Database closed. Database dismounted. ORACLE instance shut down. SQL> startup mount; ...
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Oracle 11g: LRM-00109 followed by ORA-01078 when using PFILE created by SPFILE

I know this is long, but please bear with me - I think the background info may be important. OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit DB: Oracle 11g 64-bit Enterprise Edition Yesterday evening we had to ...
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Oracle 11g Enterprise downgrade to Standard One

I'm checking possibilty of downgrade Oracle 11g from Enterpise Edition to Standard One edition. I've cross-checked edition comparison with select name from dba_feature_usage_statistics where ...
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How to see profile assigned to a user

Let's say i have created a user as 'TEST_USER', and then i assigned a profile to it. Now how can i see for TEST_USER which profile has been assigned? I want some query that will check what profile a ...
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How do I determine the licensing cost of Oracle Standard Edition for HyperV instances? [closed]

I'm confused by Oracle's licensing for their Standard Edition. My understanding is that licensing for the Standard Edition is determined by the number or physical processors (actual chips, not cores) ...
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How to concatenate multi row sql output

Version Information: Oracle Database 11g Release 11.1.0.7.0 - 64bit Production HP Server Automation v9.14 I am creating a report of all my HP-SA managed servers. The report includes data from ...
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USER_ID field in alert logs (also in V$DIAG_ALERT_EXT view)

Does anyone know what triggers the USER_ID field in the log.xml to be populated? The value also exists in the V$DIAG_ALERT_EXT view. I've found by observing the logs that if a temp tablespace fills ...
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Importing only one user data from a Dump file

I am using oracle 11gr1 SingleByte Database, I am trying to import a Dump file. but strangely the dump file contains multiple user objects(i.e, Import(IMPDP) is not done properly). example: . . ...
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Using max for each sub group does not seem to work.

I have a table that looks like this in Oracle 11g: +----------------------------------------------------------+ | ACCT_NBR | MAIL_TY | ORGA | PERS | RUN_DATE | ...
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Problems working with decode function when there is more then one expression

I am using Oracle 11g. I have these two tables: Table acct: acctnbr || Name || Mailing address 000001 || Slater || 000002 || Baker || Alt 000003 || Parke || Table addruse: ...
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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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Query for View with unique entries from Database with repeated entries

I have a table with columns of Hotel names, city name and country name (of the respective hotels). I need to create a view of unique entries which will contain city name and country name columns. Any ...
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How to execute this procedure in PL/SQL?

I have this table in the below format: Persnbr | Userfieldcd | Value 01 | Port | Funds 01 | Vip1 | Systems 02 | Port | Bank 02 | Vip1 | Authority This is how I want ...
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how to make a particular field into seperate columns?

Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.2.0 - 64bit Production. I have this table in the below format: No | User | Value 01 | Port | Funds 01 | Vip1 | Systems 02 | Port | Bank ...
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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 ...