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Oracle DB license for only non-production environments [closed]

My company is a software vendor. We develop software that is later deployed on the customer's environment, on their own machines. Our software uses various DBMS, depending on what the customer has. We ...
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Why is Oracle's number datatype so HUGE? and why do I seem to have no alternatives?

Oracle has a favorite numerical class called NUMBER. It is a 22 byte value that just seems ludicrous in an index. I have some values that would easily fit in a 6 byte integer and would therefore fit ...
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Oracle listener configuration

I have oracle 11.2.0 installed on linux. And I have arcgis server 10.2 on the same machine. I created an geodatabase. But when i try the sde functions like sde.st_asText i got: -ORA-28575: unable to ...
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Oracle: Create a hidden user for RMAN backups only

It's been a long time since I worked with Oracle and I can't remember whether the following is possible: I'm trying to create a hidden DBA user [ alternatively do this process as root user ] to ...
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SQL Server to Oracle migration

Converted model resulted into incomplete script generation as all stored procedures, triggers and views were missing, only table structures were generated and i did not get any error messages for it. ...
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How do i prevent executing os command in oracle 11g

I have Oracle 11g installed on a linux serveur and i'm looking for a way to prevent sysdba from executing system command through oracle(Using java for example).
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Sql*Plus ERROR: ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

I installed Sql*PLUS on a cloud Oracle Linux Environment in order to access an remote database. I used the installation instructions provided as an answer here: ...
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Oracle grant select on a table

I want to grant select permission on a specific table to a remote ip address I had done it before in Mysql with this: grant all privileges on mydb.* to myuser@localhost identified by 'mypasswd'; ...
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With Clause vs View of the same name

In my database, there is a view named VAL_DATES_V which is used in many other views in the same schema. For example, the SQL code in the view SECTOR_V uses VAL_DATES_V. CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW ...
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Portable Method of Deploying Oracle Express on Windows (Ideally without Installer)

I'm looking for a portable way of deploying Oracle Express alongside a C# application on a continuous integration machine running CruiseControl. Ideally I would not have to use the installer - this ...
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What is contained in the controlfile of oracle database?

As we all know that controlfile contains datafile locations and redo log locations along with their names.It also contains dbname,timestamp,checkpoint info,log sequence number,rman backup info.In ...
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What to do when archive logs are lost/corrupted that are not backed up

All recently generated archive logs were corrupted but datafiles are fine.What if recently generated archives corrupted and the archives backup is not available, so what would be the strategy to ...
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Is there a way to get disc space remaining using an SQL query on an Oracle database?

We experienced a problem recently where the disc space ran low and some queries started giving unpredictable results. The root cause was that we'd take too many restore points and filled up the disc. ...
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How do I include zeros in a count(column)?

I am attempting to build a report for a client. I need a display of all the values in Tab1, Col1 (a validation table), a count of each time that occurred, and a percentage of the total. Here's what ...
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Partitioning on a computed column

Using - Oracle 11g I have created a table say X. of this table, a column say C3 is a computed column which will have a value based on incoming values for the other 2 columns say C1 and C2. I am using ...
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error:ORA-01008: not all variables bound

I created a bus table and when I try to insert values in the table like: insert into bus values(&bus_no,&source, etc.,); I get an error: ORA-01008 not all variables bound
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Use Oracle on Web App (New Question)

Our database project is about creating a web application where the user can add or edit information. My concern is How do I connect Oracle 11g with my PHP? Note: Our teacher did not teach us about ...
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How do I create an Oracle 11g user with read access to all tables/schemas?

I need to create a user that has read access to all the schemas. Do they just need Select priviliges or is there more that needs to be done?
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Using output value of column from function for another column in SQL*Loader

I have asked the same question on StackOveflow. Do not know, if this site is linked to that or not and thus whether that question will be seen by professionals here, so I am adding it here. Please ...
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Update does not working while select returns right results

I am trying to execute the query below: UPDATE( SELECT Ord.Completed FROM Product P INNER JOIN Order1 Ord ON Ord.OrderID = P.OrderID WHERE EXISTS( SELECT * FROM Delivery ...
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Oracle Package in Data Dictionary that can't be dropped

I've encountered a very interesting problem that I can't figure out how to fix. I have a package that I wanted to create on my database with a wrapped body. I mistakenly omitted the word "BODY" from ...
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Is there are a way to restore System schema to it's original state?

I've installed Oracle 11g Database Enterprise Edition and my task was to import schemas. I'm totally new so I ran command: imp system/password file=path.dmp full=y And import everything (10 dumps, ...
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What is {Oracle}… {Oracle Off}?

I inherited an old script, that should, as part of a pl/sql routine, create a temporary index for me. I tried it on Oracle 11.2.0.4.0, but it does not accept the options. CREATE INDEX x ON y(gid) {IN ...
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Problem creating Oracle database manually

I am using Windows 7 and Oracle 11. When I want to create a database manually, it is giving me two problems: I set my oracle_home to c:\app\best\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1. Under home I have a ...
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creating tablespace failed!

I've restored a db and its failed with many errors. When I look into the log file, I found that the tablespace does not exist. So when I try to create a tablespace in plsql am getting the following ...
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How to store values from a loop and compare them?

I have to select child items from a parent item and then compare text of each child and if the text is same I should not be displaying the heading. I have written a procedure for this, which is like ...
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Rollback in Oracle

I am having a problem in Oracle rollback. In my stored procedure I have multiple insert and update statements. If every thing is fine I am sending success message and also I am tracing success status ...
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Oracle connection suddenly refused on windows 8

I am having all kinds of connection issues with sql developer all of a sudden. It was working till yesterday and stopped working on windows 8 machine. i am still able to connect via command prompt. ...
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Create a new table oracle

Hello I recently changed companies and the databases as well. Having worked with postgres so far, oracle is still fuzzy to me, so here I am stuck with creating a table. This is my SQL attempt : ...
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sequence id in oracle

I am using Oracle 11g. I have a senario like: I need to increase auto increment id like below 00000001 00000002 00000003 00000004 For example, my table looks like below id empid name ...
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Commit and rollback in Oracle stored procedure

In my Oracle stored procedure, I have multiple insert and update statements like below: create or replace PROCEDURE SPTest AS BEGIN insert into emptest(empid,empname,deptno) (1,'ravi',10); ...
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What is the privilege my user requires to be able to grant CONNECT, RESOURCE and CREATE SESSION to other users in Oracle 11g?

What is the privilege my user requires to be able to grant the following privileges CONNECT, RESOURCE and CREATE SESSION to OTHER users in Oracle 11g?
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parsing and purpose of oracle audit (.aud) logs

I am looking at the oracle audit logs and am trying to understand and parse. The format appears to be consistent: Date Length: Action: ...etc My questions are: 1) what generates these? Is it every ...
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How to convert html entities in Oracle?

I'm trying to decode html containing html entities. I've tried dbms_xmlgen.convert and utl_i18n.unescape_reference but the results are less than satisfactory. SET ESCAPE ON; SELECT ...
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Oracle 11g SSIS SQL Server 2014 Truncation

We have a nightly SSIS job which downloads data from a Vendor's Oracle system into our SQL Server 2014 system using Oracle's Wallet. On some tables, we've noticed that some VarChar columns have the ...
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Slow import for users .DMP files in Oracle 11G

After upgrading my DBMS Oracle 10g to 11g, when it will import user files, they are slower than the old version. A .DMP file in Oracle 10g with the size of 20GB takes almost 1 hour to import, but ...
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Keeping messages in a backup table after dequeue is completed

I would like to transfer the enqueued messages to a backup table after they have been dequeued. Currently we are using DBMS_AQ.DEQUEUE with mode dequeue_mode := DBMS_AQ.REMOVE. So after the message ...
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How to install oracle 11g XE and use the data files of another instance (like Postgres)?

I installed Oracle 11g XE in Windows 7 x64, then Windows 8.1 (install new OS, not perform an upgrade of the previously Windows 7 x64 installation). Can be possible to install Oracle 11g XE over the ...
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Oracle Hierarchical query: how to follow max on each level

I'm trying to get a query to "follow" the max values in each level excluding the max values in other branches. Here some examples to illustrate what I'm trying to achieve: Given this hierarchical ...
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Please anybody help me with oracle db importing?

I try to import .DMP file with impd comand. root@HP:~# impdp SYSTEM/xxxxxxxxx log=4.log file=as.DMP and i get this ;;; Import: Release 11.2.0.2.0 - Production on Thu Oct 2 12:21:14 2014 ...
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Oracle dataguard - Redo apply

In a low bandwidth environment when a transaction commits that generates a large amount of redo data will cause other independent transactions to slow down. This is because the redo data of small ...
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Composite primary key from multiple tables / multiple foreign keys

I want to build a composite primary key made up of foreign keys from two different tables. I'm still pretty green to this... A great answer was given to building a composite key from multiple foreign ...
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Select * from (every table in an subselect)

I was trying to get an select * from (for column table result) every table_name with the result bellow, how can i achieve this? (SELECT a.table_name FROM all_cons_columns a JOIN all_constraints c ...
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Combining data of multiple rows in view

I have a table that holds timetracking data of users and looks somewhat like this: projectid activityid worklocationid year week day hours 1 22 21 2014 37 ...
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How to know when a query was executed?

How to find out when a query was executed? I ran a query couple of days ago, I'm not sure about the exact time. I want to know at what date and time the query was executed. Is it possible to get that ...
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How to put more than 1000 values into an Oracle

I have a comma delimited list of many IDs(Database size is very huge here). Sometimes this list can exceed 1000 items, at which point Oracle throws an error. The query is similar to this... select * ...
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Delete all the data from all tables

I have a little problem. I have to delete all the data from our database. I don't want to drop tables, only delete the data sets. These are 47 tables in total. I tried the following: Delete ...
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Update table from different table [closed]

UPDATE RBI.RBI_OV_F_DETAIL A SET (BRANCH_ID, BRANCH_NUMBER) = ( SELECT PRICE_BRANCH_ID, PRICE_BRANCH FROM RSE.RSE_SO_F_ORDERS B WHERE A.SOURCE_ID = ...
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Is it possible to copy mounted database without RMAN?

I need to make a copy of production database for development. For some reason I can't use RMAN. My question is: can I copy standby database while its in mounted state and recovery is canceled? Of ...
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Oracle Export using EXPDP gives ORA-06512 SYS.UTL_FILE error on Windows 7

I am using Oracle 11g and want to export a table using below statement C:\>expdp SYS/sys@MYDATABASE DIRECTORY = Mydir DUMPFILE = Customer.dmp LOGFILE = Customer.log TABLES = PERSON.CUSTOMER ...