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FileWatcher Troubleshooting Options

I have setup a Credential/Procedure/Program/File Watcher/Job to monitor a folder for new files, but it is not working. I am trying to figure out what I can check to troubleshoot why this isn't ...
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Message file not found when starting SQLPlus

I've installed Oracle XE 11.2 on Fedora 18 but have trouble starting SQLPlus. It quits with the following error: Error 6 initializing SQL*Plus SP2-0667: Message file sp1<lang>.msb not found ...
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Artificially increasing query time

Very weird question: Is there any way to artificially inflate the amount of time a query will take? An infinite loop would be great. SELECT CLAIM.UNIT_PRICE FROM CLAIM WHERE ...
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How check that Oracle Database is Up?

For our application we have configuration file for connection to the Oracle Databese (url, user, pass). Application start for 2-5 minutes. If some wrong with databese i see this in logs, but i must ...
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Estimating tablespace size

I'm trying to estimate the size of a tablespace using these steps: Space Estimations for Schema Objects and I was little confused about some of the steps. In step 3 for calculating the rowsize I ...
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Oracle: REGEXP_LIKE: Strings with angle brackets aren't found (whether they are escaped or not)

The following question will answer my original question, plus many others. What would the correct syntax be to do a REGEXP_LIKE search (in Oracle Database 12c) for this string (which exists somewhere ...
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Stored Procedure result is not showing in Datagrid pane in Toad for Oracle

I have created a procedure in Toad for Oracle 12. When I execute the procedure it does not show the dataset in datagrid pane, while the procedure is being executed successfully. What I am doing wrong? ...
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SQL Server - linked Oracle server: EXECUTE permission denied on 'xp_prop_oledb_provider'

Inside of our SQL Server, we have created a linked server to an Oracle server. We ave mapped several users to the Oracle server and specified the credentials. On the Linked Server 'Security' ...
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Export, based on query, into INSERT text file

I need to export some data into a file. The data are selected with a query that will often be made of multiple joins. I want the import operation to be as easy as possible. I was thinking of building ...
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Cannot create an instance of OLE DB provider “OraOLEDB.Oracle” for linked server

i am having a bit of a linked server problem . I created a sql server linked server and it's been working fine for last 2 years and suddenly not working . SQL Server Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - ...
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One Materialized View in Two Refresh Groups

I have five materialized views that I want to refresh in two occasions, every Sunday and at the 1st of every month. I created a Refresh Group for the weekly and that works fine. But when I tried to ...
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Trouble understanding INITRANS in oracle

I need to calculate a tablespace size and part of the calculation requires a value for INITRANS which I don't fully understand and I wasn't sure if I should just use the default value 2. My business ...
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Difference between OCCI and Instant Client package Oracle

I am a bit confused. I want to use Oracle Call Interface in C++ to interact with databases. This link: http://oradim.blogspot.co.uk/2009/07/getting-started-with-occi-windows.html says you need such ...
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Unable to get stable set of rows

I am trying to update latitude/longitude where missing using a merge statement. It errors: ORA-30926: unable to get a stable set of rows in the source tables. I thought that meant that the inner query ...
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How to know imdp size?

I have a dump file using expdp with compression (oracle version >= 11g). Before running impdp I want to check if there is enough space on the machine but it seems as there is no parameter in the impdp ...
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Opening an Oracle database with a corrupted redo log

I have a database that is not open. And I have a redo log that is corrupted. What would be the best way for me to open the database? This is a testing db and I am not concerned with data loss - but I ...
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How can I list Oracle editions granted?

In using Oracle Edition Based redefinition, I am receiving the error: ORA-38802: edition does not exist when issuing the call: DBMS_SESSION.SET_EDITION_DEFERRED("my_edition") I know the edition ...
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12c Grid Agent installation issues - Shell path is incorrect or not defined

I am installing 12c Grid Control agent on my server via Enterprise manager. The targer server is a UNIX server with AIX OS on it. I add target host manually, enter authentication information, host ...
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Oracle trigger error: table %s.%s is mutating, trigger/function may not see it

I am having some issues while trying to use triggers over tables where I need to get the reference of custom data type from a table. I can't seem to get it to work, here are the scripts I am using ...
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Oracle Audit: Why Logons are less than 0.1% of logoffs?

I see the following quantities of logins versus logoffs vs logoffs by cleanup in a database: SQL> select action_name, count(*) qty from Dba_audit_session group by action_name order by 1; 2 3 ...
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Can a Table Lock eliminate a deadlock or make it worse Oracle

We have a situation in which an Oracle Database is having deadlocks issues. I said that perhaps we should lock into some table locks, and a guys response to me was "Unless I am misunderstanding ...
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Does DB2 for z/OS have isolation level similar to READ ONLY in Oracle?

Does DB2 for z/OS have isolation level similar to READ ONLY in Oracle? I need to implement several big selects to DB2 and also I need to retrieve consistent data which was commited on time when ...
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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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How to perform same DML statements on two different servers (Oracle and SQL-Server) simultaneously

I have two servers, Oracle and SQL-Server. I have same database on both the servers. I want to perform DML (insert,update,delete). How can I perform same DML statements on both the servers ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manager Installation

First I install oracle 11g database with this configuration Step 2 of 9 I selected Create and configure a database Step 3 of 9 I selected Desktop Class Step 4 of 8 Global database name: Blitz ...
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How to move 200 materialized views without having to re-create in the new home

I am moving a database with 200 materialized views into a new server. All of them are 'fast refresh' materialized views , means they have corresponding materialized view logs, in this case sitting on ...
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Access 2010 linked table - solve the “decimal field's precision” error

I have an Access 2003 database (running on Win 7 64-bit, Office is also 64-bit) that has many linked tables pointing to an Oracle 11g instance through 64-bit Oracle ODBC driver. Most of the tables ...
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Can't drop UNDO TABLESPACE

We have Oracle 11gR1 RAC two instances on two different servers, new undo tablespace UNDOTBS20140508 created 30G, I want to remove the old one UNDOTBSX02, I did the following: CREATE UNDO TABLESPACE ...
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Restoring an Oracle Backup Properly

I've been trying to do a proper restore of a database for weeks now and I'm convinced that I'm doing something simple wrong. I took a cold backup of the database before an update to an application ...
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How to install GLOBAL schema on Oracle 12c?

GLOBAL schema need to be installed for Oracle OLAP 12c. This link gives steps for installing GLOBAL schema on Oracle 11g and there is no page for Oracle 12c. ...
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Error PRVG-11322 while atempting to install ODAC 12c release 3

I've been trying to install the oracle developper tools with ODAC update 3 (because I need it to work with Entity framwork 6) but the Unified installer bring me a PRVG-11322 Error. It seem to be ...
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Running Oracle Export Utility within a Shell script

I have wasted a lot of time on this. Any ideas of what I am doing wrong here? Script in bash #!/usr/bin/bash . . . /export/home/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/bin/exp $uname/$passw \ ...
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Use cases for NoSQL databases: Time series

I need to set up a database that will record temporal series data (sensors). A friend of mine has recommended me to use a NoSQL database instead of using Oracle (for instance). There're also some ...
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How do I identify the remote db agent name to use in create_database_destination on Oracle 11gR2?

I am trying to setup DBMS_SCHEDULER in Oracle 11g to run a remote database job. I have a remote Oracle 11g R2 database on unix and a local one on Windows. I read that you can install the oracle ...
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Display non-null and null count using case statement

In total there are 10 values in my table, 5 of which are null. I need to display the count using case statement in Oracle, like output below: Sample Data: +------+ | Eid | +------+ | 1 | | 2 ...
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How can I connect to a network MySQL server using ODBC?

Somewhere on my company's network there's a (Oracle) MySQL server named FOO. I see FOO reference in SAS code written by my team's analysts, who use SAS's PROC SQL command to connect to it using ODBC. ...
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Sync data in SQL Server 2014 with Oracle database12c

I have installed Oracle database 12c enterprise on my laptop. How can I implement data synchronization between Oracle 12c and SQL Server 2014 that whenever an INSERT,UPDATE,DELETE or ... happend on ...
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Toad 9.7.2 for Oracle hangs on Windows 7

I am using Toad 9.7.2 on Windows 7 64 bit. It is generally working fine but there is one problem. When I click on certain tables in "Schema Browser" and then click on "Data" tab to see records in ...
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concurrent insertion in mutually exclusive tables in oracle

There are three tables: create table C(id_row integer primary key) create TABLE A(col_a1,col_a2,col_a3,..., id_row integer primary key, constraint fk_a_c foreign key (id_row) references C(id_row)) ...
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Using Same CASE WHEN Conditions For Multiple Query Columns

Is there a "better" way to rewrite a SELECT clause where multiple columns use the same CASE WHEN conditions so that the conditions are only checked once? See the example below. SELECT CASE ...
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Run a script as a sheduled job using sql developer scheduler GUI

I have a script Alter Trigger TEST.LIVE_DELETE Disable; Alter Trigger TEST.LIVE_UPDATE Disable; ----------Running the comparison script---------------- var scanid number; SET SERVEROUTPUT ON ...
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Generate a list from columns that do not contain a zero for each row

I have a table TAB1 in an Oracle database: +----+----+----+----+----+----+ | ID | C1 | C2 | C3 | C4 | C5 | +----+----+----+----+----+----+ | 1 | 1 | 0 | 3 | 0 | 5 | | 2 | 11 | 22 | 0 | 44 | ...
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I want a select to give me id's that are not in a consecutively order

I have an Oracle db with a table like this: +----+-------+ | ID | INDEX | +----+-------+ | 1 | 0 | | 1 | 1 | | 2 | 4 | | 2 | 5 | | 2 | 6 | | 3 | 0 | | 3 | 1 | | 3 ...
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Merging adjacent date intervals into a single row

Here is the scenario: If the employee transaction is continuous display as-is. if the employee got any gap display as a new row. Below is the sample table Emid Fromdate Todate ----- -------- ...
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Oracle Compatible Parameter to set

Is there any difference in setting the Compatible Parameter to 11.2.0.0 vs 11.2.0.4 ? Are there any advantages / dis-advantages ?
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Expdp error UDE-22303

I am experiencing the following error, when I am trying to make an export to the database using expdmp utility: UDE-22303: operation generated ORACLE error 22303 OCI-22303: type ...
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SQL query to identify missing hinted indexes

We have a fairly large number of queries using index hints in our 11.2.0.4 database. I recently uncovered some performance issues and found that some of the indexes referenced by the query hints were ...
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Handling lossy data before character- set migration

I am trying to migrate a database from US7ASCII to AL32UTF8 using CSSCAN. During the initial scanning using CSSCAN we have found the presence of lossy data both in data dictionary() and application ...
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need to get data from Global Temp Table from db1 to db2 and show the data in Oracle form

I need to get data from Global Temp Table from oracle db1 to db2 and show the data in an Oracle form. In db1, a stored procedure is populating data in the GTT and showing it on Oracle forms as this ...
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Oracle Data Pump Import imports no records

When we do an Oracle Data Pump import of our database, it runs without significant errors. However, on one table Oracle reports that 0 records have been imported. Processing object type ...