Oracle SQL Developer is a free tool for SQL & PL/SQL development and reporting similar to Quest's Toad or Allround Automations' PL/SQL Developer.

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How does Oracle know who I am?

Slightly unimportant but it's piqued my curiousity. I've just logged into an Oracle 10g database for the first time using the Oracle SQL Developer Tools. I used a generic user login which isn't my ...
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Script out Oracle DDL in an automated fashion

Oracle SQL Developer is able to export DDL through Tools -> Database Export... This works very well, but requires manual intervention. I know of DBMS_METADATA.get_ddl(), but have found that the ...
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SQL developer: Setup debugger for plsql

I'm trying to debug remotely pl/sql. But I can't - database returns me an error. What should I do to fix this and start debugging ? ORA-30683: failure establishing connection to debugger ...
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Oracle - Automate Export/Unload of Data

Oracle SQL Developer has an option to export the contents of a query result to various formats (CSV/fixed width/Excel/XML). Is there any way to automate it? If not, what free tools are available ...
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I get ORA-13605 when trying to run SQL Tuning Advisor from SQL Developer

When trying to use the SQL Tuning Advisor from SQL Developer I get this error. Tuning advisor was working some days before.
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Create dump file using Oracle SQL Developer

I think I'm missing a simple point, but I couldn't find a way to use Oracle export (exp/expdp) and Oracle import (ipm/impdp) with Oracle SQL Developer (version 1.5.5)? Is there a way for it? If ...
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halt on error in a sqlplus script

I am deploying pl/sql code using several sql files that are called with @@file. If a package got a compilation error the script continues to the end. Is there a way to stop on every compilation ...
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Disable autocommit for SQL Server connection in Oracle SQL Developer

I am using Oracle's SQL Developer to execute queries against my SQL Server 2008 database as I simply can't work with SSMS as long as it doesn't support Ctrl + Return to execute statements... Anyway, ...
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Where's my Network Alias list in Oracle?

I can't select any Network Alias from the Network Alias Drop-down. My TNSNames.ora file is in C:\Oracle My other machine that is a fresh install doesn't have this problem. I get an error when I ...
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Why does the same query run faster the second time I run it?

I noticed when running a SQL query it is faster the second time than the first. So my question is, in Oracle SQL Developer where can you see the statistics that explain this behaviour?
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Does Oracle run queries to completion after SQLdeveloper disconnects?

The query is a CREATE TABLE t as SELECT .....; statement. Can I reliably count on Oracle to complete this after I disconnect? After I re-connect, how can I check on the status of this query?
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Oracle SQL Developer 4: how to tell under which user I connected

I'm using Oracle SQL Developer 4 to connect to multiple databases at the same time, sometimes using different credentials that those saved in connection properties. So I have multiple tabs in main ...
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What is this view being used in my query?

I'm running EXPLAIN PLAN on this query: SELECT DISTINCT l.item_num, l.repl_code FROM item_w l JOIN item i ON l.item_num = i.item_num LEFT JOIN item_w r ON l.item_num = r.item_num AND l.repl_code = ...
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Sometimes getting quotes in Oracle spool sometimes not

Using Oracle SQL Developer, I do: spool c:\temp\file1.csv select /*csv*/ id, version, key, pattern, name from mydatabase.edition; spool c:\temp\file2.csv select /* csv */ id, version, amount, item ...
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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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Can't return data from SQL/Plus and Toad but can from SQL Developer

This one has me stumped. We are running an Oracle 11g on Amazon EC2 and I can connect and query fine with SQL Developer but with Toad and SQL/Plus I can connect but when I try to do a simple select ...
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SQL Developer cannot connect to Oracle database, yet sqlplus can!

I am having a problem connecting sql developer to my Oracle 10g database. sqlplus is able to connect fine, but when I try to open the connection in sql developer, I get 'ORA-12514 TNS does not know ...
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Oracle not available error with Oracle XE 11.2.0-1.0

I have downloaded Oracle XE 11.2.0-1.0 and installed it on a CentOS 6.3 virtual machine with 1.5GB memory and 3GB of swap. SYS and SYSTEM set to have password 123456. I have set ...
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Data not showing in English, unless you click on it - In sqldeveloper

I have installed OracleXE and imported data into it. From SQLPLUS, I can query the data and it all shows up in English. However, in SQLDEVELOPER, if I look at the data, it's in a nonsense format, ...
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Where can I find a syntax reference for Oracle SQL Developer's “Generate DB Doc” function?

Oracle SQL Developer (I'm using v3.2) has a feature called "DB Doc", which generates documentation for database objects. I mostly want to use it to generate documentation for my stored procedures, ...
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Oracle sqldeveloper Database Diff - not seeing indexes/sequences

I am using Oracle SQL Developer's database diff tool to compare schemas. (SQL developer version : 3.2.09) It works great on some environments, but in one, I can only see differences in tables - the ...
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SQL Developer Data Modeller and Data Dictionary question

I'm not a DBA but I am a (mostly!) competent SQL report writer. Can I trouble you DBAs for some pro-knowledge, please? I can connect SQL Developer to Oracle XE's data dictionary without any problem, ...
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Oracle becomes too slow after system crash [closed]

I am using Oracle 11.2 as a database for my application. For this purpose I should import my data (around 100m records) to this database. For this purpose I used SQL Developer. Unfortunately at the ...
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Exporting 30 million rows to CSV

I have a query that hits multiple tables in an Oracle database (11g). I don't have access to the server itself. I use SQL Developer or SQL*Plus to connect. There are about 31 million rows, and 7 ...
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Automatically schema backup in Oracle

I am working with an Oracle Database and I have a user (called XY) with permissions R/W. I would like to to do automatic backups of the user schema XY. I don't own the server and I don't know if the ...
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Connecting to an 11g Standard Database (Local)

So i've installed 11g Standard on a VM, it's going to be connected to from other Computers/Users. Im not really used to Oracle setup/etc.. so bear with me. Anyways it installs successfully and ...
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SQL Developer: how to script output to query results grid

I am used to MS SQL Server Studio where I can DECLARE and SET variables and use them in my query, and then be presented with the results in a datagrid that I can copy and paste into Excel. In Oracle ...
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Unable to connect to Amazon RDS instance [closed]

I recently created an oracle instance on Amazon RDS. Unfortunately, I'm not able to connect to the instance using Oracle SQL Developer. The (relevant) information I have from Amazon; Endpoint - The ...
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Differences with using Bind variables in TOAD,sqlplus and SqlDeveloper

I have following example query. variable pStartDateBegin VARCHAR2(10); variable pEndDateFinish VARCHAR2(10); begin select '01-01-2000', '30-11-2011' into ...
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Can SQL profiles be deployed to other Oracle Databases?

When using The SQL Tuning Advisor in SQL-Developer. I get often some recommendations to accept a SQL-Profil. I guess it is a good idea to do so. But is this similar to proposed indexes, which I can ...
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How to Move All tables from one Database into Different Database?

I am using Oracle SQL Developer and I have ten tables. Now I want to move all 10 tables from Oracle into a SQL Server 2008 R2 database. Is there any easy solution for this task?
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Registry error while trying to install Oracle 11g on Win 2008 R2

I am new to Oracle and trying to install Oracle database 11g Enterprise Edition on Windows 2008 Server R2 but getting this error all the time... It gives me error when updating registry key ...
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How can I import Create Table Statement from SQL Developer into Visio to create an Entity Relationship Diagram?

I have the following Create table statement from SQL Developer and I am trying to generate an ERD Diagram using 2003 Visio. I was wondering what I need to do to convert the Create Table from SQL ...
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How to connect to a local server in Oracle SQL Developer like SQL*Plus with no TNSlistener?

How can I use SQL Developer to connect to a local Oracle 11g server? I didn't enable TNS Listener, but SQL*Plus works well. @update1: I copied all *.jars from ...
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Oracle sql developer tree shaped represantation of Explain_Plan

I want to ask what exactly happens to the following Explain_Plan table : It firsts Joins the two tables Products & Order_Items then the output is joined with Orders and then with the ...
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How to get SQL for DDL commands in Sql developer?

In Sql developer it is possible to get DDL for an existing table - However, how do I get SQL for operations performed through UI? For example, how do I see DDL generated when I alter the table to ...
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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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Can not open oracle 10g database when migrated from oracle sql developer 1.5x to 3.1x

I have migrated from Oracle sql developer tool 1.5x to 3.1x and imported my connection settings with database 10g. When I try to open a connectionstring in the developer tool I get this message: ...
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Why Oracle SQL Developer does not need Oracle client?

I installed Oracle SQL Developer from Oracle's web page. It seems to work without a Oracle client installed on my computer. How is that possible? I also installed Toad for Oracle and it seems to ...
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Need to count records and group count by date on Oracle

I have a table like the following ID created sent type ----------------------------------------------------- 0001463583000051783 31-JUL-12 1 270 0081289563000051788 ...
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ORA-00905: missing keyword when trying to create a synonym

I have a problem when I try to create a synonym like this: CREATE SYNONYM B2H.BILLING_USER_ACTIVITY@PACOMNET FOR B2H.BILLING_USER_ACTIVITY@PACOMNET.US.ORACLE.COM; Why does this happen and how can ...
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can not execute LIMIT on sql Developer

I am trying to execute following on sqlDeveloper SELECT salary FROM emp ORDER BY salary DESC LIMIT 4, 1; But it is throwing following error: ORA-00933: SQL command not properly ended 00933. 00000 ...
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Which tool enables using SQL query result sets as temporary tables for further analysis and set operations? [closed]

For examples, lets say I need to do set operations and joins on below 3 result sets. I don't want to write a composite query or use temporary database tables. Something which would enable faster data ...
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Which SQL Developer Version will be compatible with Oracle 9i

My Company is using Oracle 9i. I want to connect to the database. I'm planning to use SQL Developer. Which version will be compatible Oracle 9i?
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How to check if current SQL session has uncommited changes?

Say you are in SQL Developer and want to check if the current user session (i.e. your connection) has uncommitted changes. If you quit SQL Developer, it does such a check and displays a dialog box ...
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What does a green icon mean and why do the package bodies not expand when they have it?

In SQLDeveloper 4 some 10g PL/SQL packages have a regular crate while others have a green dot. Those with the green dot do not expand their bodies (might be just a coincidence). What is the ...
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Connecting to SQL Server using Oracle SQL Developer

I am using oracle sql developer to manage my oracle database. I recently added third party database jdbc drivers to be able to connect to my new MySQL and SQL Server installations. I need help with ...
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Oracle tsping.exe - where to get/download it

I have recently downloaded latest version of Oracle SQL Developer (4.0.0.13), and my idea was that thsping.exe should go along with it - but this is not the case. Also I was surprised that SQL ...
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Applying data changes from one database to another

I have an application running on Oracle 9i database and I was looking for something more practical to deploy data changes (not schema changes) from the development database to production. Currently I ...
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Different time in different sessions

I am connecting to same db from 2 different machines using SQL Developer and querying a table which stores timestamp. But to my surpise the time value returned by query has a gap of one hour on ...