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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How to I interleave logs from two different Oracle tables?

I have two log tables, which are populated from two different PL/SQL packages. It's often useful to keep the data separate, but sometimes I'd like to "interleave" the two tables so I can see what's ...
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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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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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Oracle.exe (SHAD) process keeps increasing

I have an Oracle Server 11g that we use for integration tests. For some reason, the processes count [select count(*) from v$process;] keeps increasing up to the limit, causing ORA-12514: TNS:listener ...
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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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ORA-12541: TNS:no listener using EXPDP

I need to export an Oracle 11g database to an Oracle 10g instance. I have the command, which I believe is correct: expdp user/pass@192.168.10.8 full=Y VERSION=10.2 directory=m_dump ...
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Troubleshooting Oracle ORA-08103 - object no longer exists

I am getting this error from Oracle intermittently. A trigger is truncating a partition from a partitioned table while a long-running query is running against it. Since I'm truncating a different ...
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ETA: translate Oracle SQL queries to MySQL

task: replace Oracle 11g with MySQL current setup: Oracle 11g SE One about 80 tables stored procedures, PL/SQL are in place but out of scope for this question client applications do not use a ...
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Port no in Oracle Forms 11G

Which port number to be used in forms 11G Preference-->Runtime--> Application ServerURL Section? I have: 1521-Given at the time of database creation 7003 and 7004-Given at the time of WLS Domain ...
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Help with getters & setters in PL/SQL

I am not a db guy, and I have a very beginner's knowledge bout PL/SQL. That being clear now the question: I have 2 tables one file level & another batch level. In a day, only 1 file_id is ...
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Oracle out-of-place upgrade on same host: impdp issues

I am testing an out-of-place Oracle upgrade from 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.3 on the same host. From what I've read, expdp and impdp is the way to go. My problem is that since I am importing to another ...
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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 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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How do I connect to Oracle Server without installing Oracle Client on client machines?

I am using Microsoft VB.Net to create a Windows application, and would like some suggestions on how to connect to an Oracle database.
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primary key, foreign key relationship between the department and employee tables How do I install? (sql_developer) [closed]

EMPLOYEES TABLE COLUMN NAMES: EMPLOYEE_ID EMPLOYEE_NAME EMPLOYEE_LASTNAME JOB EMPLOYEE_BUSINESS_PHONE EMPLOYEE_GSM SALARY HIRE_DATE E_MAIL DEPARTMAN_NO NOTE:FOR THIS TABLE: EMPLOYEE_ID IS PRIMARY ...
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Encoding problems with sqlplus, Linux

I use sqlplus and all non-Latin characters appear as '?' when I run select queries. When I run insert or update queries with non-Latin characters I get question marks on a web page. select * from ...
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Oracle - capture row commit order in a table

Is there a way to capture the order in which rows get committed in a table ? Our application has clients that query the table based on a sequence_id column of the table, that is supposed to reflect ...
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How to troubleshoot/debug Oracle permission problems

An application is connecting to Oracle to do stuff. It's not working but I don't get any ORA errors in the application itself. I'm thinking its a permission problem. So my question is what is the best ...
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Can you search using an index while indexes are being updated in oracle11g?

I am using oracle 11g. I noticed some performance problems that causes hanging on some search operations. Can I still search based on an index while that index is being updated in the database?
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Oracle ASM failover strategies

I inherited a production system with the following setup: Disk A, Failgroup AB Disk B, Failgroup AB Disk C, Failgroup CD Disk D, Failgroup CD Diskgroups AB and CD are configured with normal ...
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Oracle Client vs Oracle Instant Client on Linux!

to have the following setup on a Linux box: SQLPlus client library (oci.dll)!!!! ORACLE_HOME is set for users is Oracle Instant Client enough or I need to have the Oracle Client installed on the ...
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Convert a Unix timestamp to a DATETIME in a View

I have a table that stores a unix timestamp. To query this as a date, I'm attempting to convert this timestamp to a datetime type in a view. Unfortunately, I can only seem to get the DATE portion out. ...
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Alter in PL SQL Loop

I just started learning PL/SQL an hour ago... I'm trying to set profile settings dynamically... I select distinct profile names from dba_users and I'm trying to run an alter profile command for each ...
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How can I change default backup location for oracle11g using RMAN?

I want to change to another drive due to lack of disk space. How can I change the default location of backup files used by oracle to another drive using RMAN? By default it's in the folder ...
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Oracle SQL for left outer join to rownum = 1 of another query?

Background I have a query joining many tables together, the chief of which is a workorder table. I also have a table called WOStatusHistory, which stores every status for every workorder. A diagram ...
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Connection to an oracle db from another computer

I have installed Oracle 11g to an ubuntu, I can connect to DB using sqlplus from the localhost, But I cannot connect from another computer, I have configured my tnsnames.ora as followed; ELIF = ...
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How do you monitor specific SQL statement of a specific user ?

We have a few standalone users here which cause high server loads for several 11.1.0.7 Oracle's. I spoke with them a few times but it seems that their queries are causing high loads and probably ...
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Oracle 11g SYSDBA login

I installed Oracle 11g on my win xp machine. Now I want to connect to the database. I was told that to connect to the database from command prompt I should use SQLPLUS "/ AS SYSDBA". But I want to ...
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Oracle11g password expiry issue

I have a user which has a default profile in oracle db. I want to reproduce the following warning ERROR: ORA-28002: the password will expire within X days In dba_profile I set following values. ...
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In Oracle, what grants do I need as a non-schema user to view rows in all_objects?

I have two instances of an oracle 11g database, both have the same object definitions in the schema: tables with indexes and constraints, a sequence, and a stored procedure. The facts of the case: ...
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How to use the METHOD_OPT parameter in DBMS_STATS.gather_table_stats

Hi there I was just wondering what would be the difference between these 2 METHOD_OPT parameter settings: FOR COLUMNS SIZE 5 some_column and FOR COLUMNS some_column SIZE 5 both will create a ...
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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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Oracle 11g displaying ORA-01034, ORA-27101, and Linux “error 2” messages.

When I try to connect to Oracle 11g using: sqlplus noah/noah@orcl I get these errors: ORA-01034: ORACLE not available ORA-27101: shared memory realm does not exist Linux Error: 2: No such file or ...
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Execution plan using B+ tree index, but also sorts

I'm using Oracle sqlplus. And I have the following query: SELECT fooID from foo MINUS SELECT fooID from bar; I have created two unclustered B+ tree indexes. One in the field fooIDof the table foo ...
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ORA-32004: obsolete or deprecated parameter(s) specified for RDBMS instance

I have a problem with a SPFILE as shown below.How can I get rid of that problem?Any suggestions? SQL> startup ORA-32004: obsolete or deprecated parameter(s) specified for RDBMS instance ORACLE ...
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SOA + Fusion + Weblogic + Oracle 11g - STUCK threads

This is sort of a last-ditch effort. We have Oracle SOA on Fusion, 11.1.1.5.0 (+ patches on a separate server) running, and nearing the point where we're taking it into production. I've posted on ...
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Partitioning a table with LOB columns in Oracle 11g

we have a fairly small table (~25k rows) that is being heavily written to and most of the rows go away quickly (it's part of a scheduling application which stores information about the jobs in that ...
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How to move the ownership/copy a table from one user to another?

I've been tasked with doing some tidying of our database. I'm not a DBA expert so here I am. (We don't have a DBA expert either). We have a user Old_User and another user New_User. Old_User owns a ...
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Restore Oracle database from cold backup files

I have cold backup files for an oracle database. Can someone tell me a step by step procedure on how to restore the database on my machine.I am using Oracle 11g
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How to configure an Oracle Listener without SID_LIST_LISTENER in listener.ora?

I have access to a ORACLE 11g server using the following listener.ora # listener.ora Network Configuration File: D:\app\Administrator\product\11.1.0\db_1\NETWORK\ADMIN\listener.ora # Generated by ...
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difference between oracle 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2

In my environment Oracle 11g version 11.2.0.1 was installed and it was working ok. Now I am considering upgrading to version 11.2.0.2. What is the main difference between 11.2.0.1 and 11.2.0.2.
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Oracle Wallet Setup ORA-12578

I am having trouble setting up the Oracle Wallet on a new box connecting to a new database. I have added the following lines to my SQLNET.ORA: SQLNET.WALLET_OVERRIDE = TRUE WALLET_LOCATION = ...
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Migrating to Oracle Flashback for Historization on Oracle 11g

Our application built using Oracle 11g requires that we keep historic data. The historization is legally mandated, and is mainly used for manual queries, when investigating problems, etc. Basically ...
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Oracle 11.1.0 Autobackup going to wrong location

I am running Oracle 11.1.0 on Win Server 2008. My autobackups used to go to flash_recovery_area\myDB\autobackup\*yyyy_mm_dd*. Then I added a prefix to the file name in front of %F and they started ...
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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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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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Learning Oracle, does it matter if I install 10g or 11g?

I'm taking a class in Databases, they're using Oracle 10g in class, but I'm having some trouble installing the database here in Windows 8 (auth problems), so I thought I'd attempt 11g. Is 11g ...
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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 ...
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How Long Would Take to Upgrade an 1T Oracle DB from 10g to 11g?

How long would take to upgrade an Oracle DB which has 1T data from 10g to 11g usually/roughly? I need to estimate the down time for it since it is a prod db. Thanks much!
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Are database backups specific to the OS on which they are created?

I am trying to get a better understanding of the behaviors of database backups for Sybase (15.X) and Oracle (11.x) as it relates to the underlying OS. Is the backup file OS specific or can it be ...