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Oracle query is slower the second time

I have a general question about something I'm seeing in performance tuning in Oracle. I have a query that I'm testing. It's too big and complex for me to provide a simple example, sorry! (I tried ...
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Database creation on Linux with dbca: “command not found”

I have installed an Oracle on my machine. When I open a session with VNCServer and type dbca, either as root or as oracle, I get these errors: -bash : -dbca : Command Not found Xlib: connection to ...
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Oracle program “lsnrctl” is missing after the installation of 32bit Oracle client

I cleaned up my computer for all old Oracle stuff using Uninstall (OUI) and then later used regedit to delete all references to Oracle and then deleted all remains of Oracle directories. I have HP ...
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How to fix the SQL from SQL Server to Oracle? [on hold]

There is the SQL using in SQL Server: select l.depart_code, l.depart_name, y.HR_NO, y.HR_NAME, m.PAY_SCOPE, x._per, x._com from psr_main m, hr_depart_data n, hr_depart_data l, (select ...
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Why does dbms_scheduler max_run_duration not raise event JOB_OVER_MAX_DUR?

Starting from this question and this example I've tried to create an event based dbms_scheduler job, which waits for event JOB_OVER_MAX_DUR raised from jobs, which exceeded their max_run_duration. ...
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How to construct a set-based query for subset problem?

I have a DB of the following structure (picture shows simplified version) How should I construct a query to get only those recipees, that can be cooked, i.e. for each ingredient in a receipe ...
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How do I execute an Oracle SQL script without sqlplus hanging on me?

For an automated task I would very much like to run some SQL scripts and make sure that sqlplus does not hang under any circumstancees, i.e.: If the script contains any named substitution variable ...
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What is the EXPORT privilege on ORACLE

I have created a user say A. I want to export some of my schemas using A user. For example, I have B and C users. I want to export B schemas using A user. Which grant do I have to use? I am using ...
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oracle emca refusing sys password

I want to reconfigure enterprise manager and change dbcontrol http port but emca is refusing the sys password yet am sure its the correct one am using with sqlplus and even logging onto em db web app. ...
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On reboot listeners don't start but restarting the service after will start them

when I reboot ubuntu the listener service comes up but it doesn't seem to have any listeners lsnrctl status LSNRCTL for Linux: Version 11.2.0.2.0 - Production on 24-JUL-2014 15:34:43 Copyright (c) ...
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insufficient privileges while executing oracle stored procedure?

Im getting insufficient privileges error while executing the following oracle stored procedure. Im using Oracle Database 10g Express Edition. CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE sp_update_acounts( ...
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different outcome based on function execution method

I am mainlining a legacy system and realize that the answer to this may take a deeper explanation of the code but before I go that far I wanted to make sure the solution wasn't something more simple. ...
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How to Install/Configure Oracle Instant Client on Ubuntu

Installing the Oracle Instant Client on Ubuntu/Debian based systems is awkward since Oracle is RPM centric regarding its Linux support. What's the best way to easily install and configure the Instant ...
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Trouble quering a join in oracle sql

Theres a question on an exercise which asks me to write an SQL statement to show the SKU, SKU_Description, WarehouseID for all items stored in a warehouse managed by ‘Lucille Smith’. I have to use a ...
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How to verify that a certain commit has been transmitted to standby

Scenario: Oracle Data guard 12c with 1 primary and 1 standby, Max. Av. protection mode Primary open, standby mounted (all green in OEM) Perform a dummy CTAS in primary Question: Without opening ...
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How to disable oracle's MAX_ENABLED_ROLES limit

How to disable oracle's MAX_ENABLED_ROLES limit or expand the value of limitation. [oracle 10g (win32)]
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Optimize rows to columns conversion

I have a big Oracle table (around 40 million rows) that looks like this: ID Name Question Answer Reason 3 Name1 1 Yes blah blah 3 Name1 2 No NA 3 Name1 3 ...
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ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

I've initially posted this question on serverfault.com, but because lack of answers decided to post it here... I'm trying to use bat file/CLI to run SQL script against certain Oracle database with ...
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Copying a table in SQL Server database to Oracle database

I am new to database management. I need to copy a particular table "Attendance" in SQL Server database to Oracle database. There is no connection between the two databases. Also, "Attendance" is ...
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Update the other columns which are for to have minimum of other 2 columns , difference between 2 columns , and others

I am working on data in oracle 11g as below : subscriber_id | count_s | count_t | min_count | diff | negative_diff | positive_diff 137606401 3 3 3 0 ...
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Exporting from Oracle enterprise edition to standard edition reaches schemas limit

So, I'm trying to export an oracle database(10.2) from EE to SE over a networklink. It all works fine except that I'm hitting a limit. The database has 1335 schemas and it seems that I can't transfers ...
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The best way to query a partitioned table in Oracle

I have a table in an Oracle database, partitioned by a field. In our application we need to query data that is scatered across 2 partitions. Can you please tell me which method is better: making ...
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DB2 (LUW) equivalent for Oracle “drop user cascade”

This question is related to creating and initialising test and development databases for an application that has the database running on LUW (linux-unix-windows) On oracle, we have an os user (on ...
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Why ORA-00932: Inconsistent Types error?

Sorry for the meaningless title, but I couldn't think up a better one. I'm using Oracle 11g r2. The following query raise ORA-00932 error: SELECT BBB.FIELD1 FROM TABLE0 AAA JOIN (SELECT * FROM ...
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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 10g: Optimizing an update query that uses a subquery

I have the following query within a stored procedure, and I've been trying to improve its performance to no avail. UPDATE TBL_REPORTING REP SET (REP.ISSUER_ID, REP.ISSUER_NAME ) = ( ...
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ORA-00922 encountered in Oracle 11gR2 installer

I've just run the installer for Oracle 11gR2 on a Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) OS. I encountered the "ORA-00922: missing or invalid option" error at the last stage of installation when it was doing ...
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Oracle 11g max login fail attempts workaround

My problem with database starts with situation where I cant really modify anything in database. My project specialist has limited time to help me. Here is the thing: My user in Oracle database has ...
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How do you version your Oracle database changes?

I am interested to know what methods other people are using to keep track of changes made to the database including table definition changes, new objects, packages changes, etc. Do you use flat files ...
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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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Modifying a part (one procedure) in oracle database package

Is it possible to modify an individual procedure inside an Oracle DB Package? instead of recreating (modification is not done using a SQL editor, so cannot modify a place and easily recompile the ...
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How do I Create Tablespace in Oracle 11g?

I am not too savvy in Oracle, and I have been trying to create a TABLESPACE, which keep on giving me an error message of invalid file name. Below is the syntax that I have used: SQL> create ...
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execute .sql script inside an anonymous pl/sql block which is invoked by a shell script

I got a shell script which connects to SQLPLUS and executes the .sql file like below: read a x=`echo $a | cut -d , -f 1` y=`echo $a | sed 's/.*,//'` c=`echo $USER | cut -c -2`"OPR"`echo $USER | ...
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Table design for multi-type data

The information model I am modelling from includes an "any type". For example a customer can have zero or more 'entries' each of which can have a number of values. Each value could be a either date, ...
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Why can't I drop this Oracle datafile - even though it seems empty?

This system is Oracle 11.2.0.3.0, using ASM. We had an issue where there seemed to be a corruption issue of some kind - every time a row tried to get inserted into the table, we'd get the following: ...
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Running a query over the network multiple times seems to choke performance, how can I pinpoint the problem?

Background: Oracle 11g running on Windows 2003 x64 SP2 on a 3.06GHz Xeon X5675 with 16GB RAM Over the past 3 weeks, a query I used to run approximately every 5 minutes has started to respond very ...
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Aggregate function / query in Oracle 11g

I am working in Oracle 11g. I have been racking my brain all day trying to figure out how to write a particular SQL statement (am a Java/.NET Developer, would not consider myself a SQL expert) I ...
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Connect Apache Http server with Oracle

I have problem with connect ApacheHttpServer with Oracle. All work on OpenSuse 12.3 At first I install Oracle instal client 11.2. Set environment variables: ...
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Oracle 10.1 to 10.2

I'm trying to move an Oracle 10g database from 10.1.0.5 running on W2K Server to 10.2.0.5 running on a Windows x64 install (either Win 7 or 2008 R2). I can't upgrade the source server, so I can't ...
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Nested table as condition prevents using index

The following query joining a subquery does a TABLE ACCESS FULL when the master-table uses nested table as condition. When the condition is a simple =, the same query does an INDEX RANGE SCAN as ...
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Queries hang when accessing Oracle via ODBC and Python

I have Python scripts running on a Windows 2003 server that access an Oracle 11g database in the US via VPN. I am in the UK. We have recently moved offices and upgraded our broadband speed. Some of ...
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Connect to sql plus from command line using connection string

Let's say I have a Oracle database. I have a username = x, password = y, database = z. Also I know the port = a, SID = b, Hostname = c. So how do I need to connect correctly? I used many options ...
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Oracle RMAN Incremental update or merge questions

1- Does Oracle RMAN support Incremental Update/Merge option for device type SBT ? Or its only supported for Disk ? 2 - During an update/merge operation during the incremental backup, does RMAN write ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manager - Where do I find the error logs?

I'm not familiar with oracle management. The problem is when I try to connect to the enterprise manager through the Web browser I get this error: In english: "Internal Error has occurred. Check ...
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How to ensure on Oracle RAC One Node that the OWB control service is started on the active node after a planned relocate or unexpected fail-over? [closed]

I followed the document 'How To Install a Warehouse Builder 11g Repository on a RAC' (Doc ID 1571166.1) to set up the OWB repository (11.2.0.4) on my Oracle RAC One Node system. Because it's a RAC One ...
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Difference between database dump (export) and database backup?

What is the drawback using only EXP or EXPDP command for a database dump (and considering it as a backup) instead of taking backups using BACKUP DATABASE command (via RMAN)? What is a difference ...
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Finding why an Oracle listener got automatically restarted

I got the following message in the <listnername>.log file. I want to find out the reason why it got automatically shutdown and restarted again with different PID. 03-MAR-2013 03:00:57 * ...
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How is the default tablespace determined when creating a table?

The Tablespace parameter is optional when creating tables. Upon execution of a CREATE TABLE statement, Oracle assigns the default one if it was not defined. In the default database there is a ...
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Tablespace of an index organized table

I want to find the tablespace of an index organized table with primary key. With dba_segments I can only find the tablespace for the primary key. But how can I find the tablespace for the table?
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Loading XML documents to Oracle 11g DB with control file

I am using Oracle 11g XML database and trying to load XML documents to this DB with a control file and the sqlldr utility. All these XML files have an element that contains a date string with time ...