Oracle Database Express Edition (Oracle Database XE) is an entry-level, small-footprint database, free to develop, deploy, and distribute; fast to download; and simple to administer.

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migration of oracle xe 10 to xe 11 fails with wrong paths used in the import

I'm following the documentation to upgrade an OracleXE 10.2 database to OracleXE 11.2. The export succeeded without any problem, the import (on another machine with XE 11) fails though. The log file ...
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ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress using Oracle Express

I am using Oracle Database 11g Express Edition. I'm on Windows 7-64Bit I get this error when trying to access the database: ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress I set up the ...
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intermittent TNS-12533: TNS:illegal ADDRESS parameters

I am running a windows XP (SP3) VM in virtualbox, on which I host Oracle XE. It has been running fine like this for a couple of years, but recently I am seeing some strange problems. My client ...
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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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Trouble connecting to Oracle XE running in Centos Virtual Box

I have a centos vm that I run using virtual box. I installed Oracle XE on this vm, and am now having trouble connecting to it from my SQL Developer running on my host machine (OS X). Things I ...
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Finding the highest quarter of the year

I'm sitting here and do some practise but I just can't find the Solution. Maybe someone could give me some help? I have a table and should find the highest sale amount of a quarter per year. Data ...
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increased tablespace but dba_tablespace_usage_metrics order shows same

Although I appear to have solved the problem of the tablespace being full I am perplexed that after altering the the datafile size that the tablespace size has remained the same. What is it that I ...
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Oracle XE Backup Restore Problem

I have a Oracle XE 11g on Windows 7. I try to backup my database and restore it. First, i backup my database with running backup.bat script which is in ...
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quick checkpoints for development mode

i'm a programmer, not a dba. i need a mechanism to quickly make a snapshot of a database (oracle 11g XE) before i run migration. migration changes data, grants, DDL (tables, triggers, lexers, views ...
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Oracle XE 11g (ORA-12514: TNS:listener does not currently know of service requested in connect descriptor ) [duplicate]

I have already seen the questioned in the stack overflow that might relate to my problem but let me emphasize that none of them could resolve my issue. issue is: when I wanted to integrate OWASP ...
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Installing scott schema for oracle 11g express

I want to install scott schema, a sample database in oracle. But in express edition, I can't find out it. Please help me install it on Oracle 11g express. I'm a newbie, pls help me
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SYS.DBMS_INTERNAL_LOGSTDBY causes error on dump import

I'm having problems importing a dump into an Oracle XE Database. The import worked for several other people, so I can assume that the dump is not corrupt. In ran the following command: ...
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NLS_LANG parameter

Is it possible to change NLS_LANG settings on the server after installation Oracle 11.2 XE? (I am not thinking about alter session.) As you know one can not choose db characterset nor nls_lang while ...
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Recover corrupted blocks in Oracle 10g XE

I am using Oracle 10g XE. I've noticed corrupted block error in datafile 1 in alert log. As I've found Oracle XE doesn't support Block Media Recovery(needs to be Enterprise Edition). So I did the ...
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oracle XE on windows XP stopped working

I know this will be greeted with derision, but yes I'm running Oracle XE on Windows XP. Long story involving office policies and VMs. Actually it's been working fine for a couple of years, but today ...
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A Separate Oracle Database at work

I recently started working at a company (Junior Web Developer) and so far loving it. The company's all and only database is one giant Oracle database that takes care of all their data persistence ...
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Mounting a database from database files copied from a previous installation

I recently had on Oracle 11g Express database crash. I have copied the .dbf files from C:\oraclexe\app\oracle\oradata\XE to another folder and reinstalled Oracle 11g Express. The files are: ...
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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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Need to install Oracle Express 11g Release 2 on a Windows 7 64-bit laptop

I need the Oracle 11g Release 2 sample schemas (HR, OE, etc.) in order to do most of the available online tutorials. I was hoping to install Oracle Express Edition on my Windows 7 laptop to get ...
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SQLPlus times out when connecting to an Oracle XE database on another PC

I'm having the strangest issue. I have a very basic (I think) setup of an Oracle 11G database on one Hyper-V VM, and the Oracle 11G client on another VM. Although I'm able to access the database on ...
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Oracle 10XE: Stop schemas seeing the all_users table?

I've got an Oracle 10g XE Database that I want clients to be able to view remotely via SQL*PLUS or SQL Developer. Each schema has a name which includes the name of the client, so anyone looking at the ...
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Oracle Express intermittently stops responding, requiring a OS reboot to fix

I've been having an issue with Oracle XE the past 2 days and it's really been making me pull my hair out. There seems to be no rhyme nor reason why this happens, or when it does, but it happened 6 ...
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Copying my Oracle 10g Express database to another PC

I have Oracle 10g Express. How can I make a copy of my database and application? I don't want to make a back up, I want to move my DB and application to another PC.
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Set encoding from within SQL*Plus

I have a large set of files with SQL commands that I run with a SQL*Plus script that uses the @@ operator. I run the script on third-party computers (or even send it by e-mail) so I'd like to make it ...
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Oracle XE TNS Listener fails to start

I freshly installed Oracle XE 11.2.0.2.0 and found out that the TNS Listener service fails to start. At first I tried to start the Windows service by hand. After the failure this is the entry in the ...
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Which backup files are needed for a successful restore?

Considering the built-in 'Backup Database' script (backup.bat) that comes with a new installation of the Oracle Express 11g Edition, after finishing the script execution, what folders/files should be ...
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Installing Oracle 11g XE on Ubuntu 12.04

I have spent the last 6 hours trying to install Oracle 11g on Ubuntu. Obviously, I'm not the only one who has struggled with this, as there is a lot of (often misleading) "documentation" online on how ...
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Trigger to automatically add values to a table in Oracle

I am new to Oracle. I am looking for a trigger which helps to automatically insert values into a table when data is entered into another table in the same database. I have tried a lot and didn't ...
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Oracle XE: Transfer Database from Linux to Windows

our professor gave us a linux VM with a Oracle XE 11g Database. I want to transfer this Database to my Windows installation because I dont't want to boot up the VM for every exercise. Everything ...
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How do I discover the Oracle Express workspace name?

Is there a way to discover the WORKSPACE name if I've forgotten it? I cannot login to the APEX admin console since I've forgotten what the workspace name was. I do know the SYSTEM user password. ...
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Populate database column with drop-down menu item

I'm quite new to Apex and Oracle in general, but I would like to know how to populate a database column with the data from the drop-down list Currently I'm not getting further than simply creating ...
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ORA-12899: importing a .dmp file + character set conversion

I'm working on a django project on Ubuntu 10.04 with Oracle Database Server , so I've installed: Oracle Database 10g xe universal Rel.10.2.0.1.0 cx_Oracle-5.0.4-10g-unicode-py26-1.x86_64 When I ...
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Cannot Login after configure oracle-xe [closed]

I already success install oracle-xe on my ubuntu 10-04, tried to configure the port and password sudo /etc/init.d/oracle-xe configure, and then restart my computer and go to http://127.0.0.1:8080/apex ...
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SQL on Mac OS X

I'm looking for something like "Oracle database express" to be used on a mac. I hope this question won't offend anyone though. I'm absolute beginner on sql. Your suggestions are most welcome.
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Error during the installation of oracle 11gxe

When I tried to install Oracle 11g XE into my machine (Windows XP media center edition, version 2002 SP3) I'm getting an error as 0x80040702 Description: Failed to load DLL:chkportDll2 I've ...
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Oracle XE 11.2 Export / Import Charset

I created a database in oracle XE 11.2 that uses charset AL32UTF8 that I now want to export. When I perform the export, the resulting data appears in WE8MSWIN1252 character set and AL16UTF16 NCHAR ...
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Cannot drop nonexistent constraint and cannot create it either

While testing some migration scripts with a copy of production data (scripts run fine with development data) I found a curious situation. A CONSTRAINT has changed so I'm issuing DROP + ADD commands: ...