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How do I create a oracle database patch list overview?

I need to create an list for Oracle database patch versions for a recurring audit on patch states. It will check whether the current patch state of Oracle database meets the required patch state of a ...
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Record of schema related changes - Oracle

Is it possible to get the all changes that is made to schema as in what privileges was first assigned to the schema on creation, creation date, if later modified with different privilege what was that ...
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How to select data out of an Oracle collection/array?

Due to needing some complex data manipulation and not being able to use PHP, I crafted a procedure (not stored, it's just run when we run the query) in Oracle to manipulate the data and store it in an ...
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Redo/Noredo in Oracle

I have an Oracle 11.2.0.3 about 700GB in size running in noarchivelog mode in a pretty slow storage setup. It barely gives IOPS and there is resource crunch in terms of hardware resources. The ...
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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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JDBC pooling Oracle driver Socket read timed out

I run Java EE application on Glassfish server v3 together with Oracle 12 DB on the same machine under Windows Server 2012 64bit. I use latest ojdbc7 driver. Connection pool config: ...
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How to connect to Oracle database on VM1 from host with 11gClient

I have a VM running Oracle Linux 6.5, I loaded Oracle server x64bit and created a database. The database functions fine and the listener is up and running for the database. I want to connect to the ...
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Replacing the results of a row

I'm working with Microsoft Reporting Services 2008. In our database, we have a small group of confidential students that need to be taken into account for several queries. If they are a confidential ...
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Specify NLS-Settings during Oracle installation under Windows

Is there an easy way to specify NLS parameters for the database during the installation? We want to install a new database (environment: Windows). For testing purpose we need NLS settings for ...
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How to separate out individual sql statements from Oracle SQL script for execution from java code

I have Oracle DB 11g Enterprise Edition and I want to execute sql script from my java code. I am reading this sql script from a .sql file and the script contains statements such as create table, ...
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What is the fastest way to clone/copy oracle databases on the same machine?

I want to clone oracle databases on the same machine and I need to change user etc. from e.g. PROD to DEV. For that I use expdp/impdp, but this tends to be slow with increasing database size. I need ...
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“Oneway” Replication from Oracle DB to TimesTen

currently I'm really stuck into a problem and I not able to finde a nice way to realize that. I need a suggestion to replicate from oracle db (some tables) to a TimesTen. A connection is only ...
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RMAN catalog database

I'm about to create a RMAN catalog database for my setup, what are the general precautions or major pre-requisites as in DB parameters, compatibility,etc that I should take care while creating the ...
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SSDT - Unresolved Reference to temporary table in linked server

Here's the scenario. I am extracting data from a table in an Oracle database via a linked server as part of an ETL process. I am developing the solution in Visual Studio 2013 with SQL Server Data ...
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Oracle not able to add Default value in PL/SQL

I trying to create table in PL/SQL, the problem is the at DEFAULT ' '. CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE CREATE_TABLE AS strTABLE_NAME varchar2(32); BEGIN strTABLE_NAME := 'Inventory'; execute ...
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How to directly query other user tables

I am trying to learn Oracle database and I am having difficulties on importing a backup file with impdp command. I googled deeply but couldn't find answers to my problems. What have I done until now ...
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Single sql query to get the transpose of a matrix

I am facing a problem in writing a query for this question.Consider two random 3x3 (n=3) matrices A and B,having the following schema: A(i,j,val) and B(i,j,val) where i int:Row Index j int:Coloumn ...
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Type with nested table in oracle

I want to create a type with a nested table. I have a table called assignment_tbl which I want to put a type assignment_status. This assignment_status contains primitive types but also contains a ...
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Cannot TNSPING from VirtualBox Client to Oracle Database On Host

I am new to Oracle, attempting to learn about connecting remote clients to an Oracle 12c Database server instance. SUMMARY: I cannot get TNSPING to work from a client machine to a known good database ...
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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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Oracle DB Point In Time Recovery faulted

I'm testing a procedure via RMAN backup to retore/recover at recover-point, but it fails. Exactly I've executed the first time and it works: Backup: RMAN> backup database INCLUDE CURRENT ...
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Why does Oracle change my date fields?

I have an Oracle 11g XE set up in Moscow, Russia, and therefore on MSK time zone. When a client in the same timezone stores a DATE variable from Java with, say time set to 12:00, the time is changed ...
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Import Database from Oracle .DBF files

Recently my Oracle Installation has been crashed and I reinstalled the Oracle again. I have my old Oracle Data files (.DBF files) which have been recovered from old installation. Now, I need to ...
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Oracle: Not able to get value from All_Synonyms in PL/SQL

Dabatase: Oracle User: Not dba In my oracle database, im able to do the following: SELECT * FROM ALL_SYNONYMS But when i do it in pl/sql, it is able to compile and execute, but the dbms.putline ...
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Oracle password has expired, however I have no way of changing it

When I connect to my local development database, I get an error saying the password has expired. I've been trying to change it with sqlplus to no avail: C:\>sqlplus ...
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fastest way to generate permutations of a table with n columns and put in a new table added one more question to same how to remove duplicate rows

As i am from mathematics background and require to do some huge permutations to start in my work kind help. If i have a table by name sample1 with n columns what is fastest way to get all the ...
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Customer just bought an Oracle license - am I allowed to install Oracle 11.2.0.4 without support contract?

I understand that when I buy an Oracle license, I can choose which version I install, these days either 11gR2 or 12c. But which patch level am I eligible to install? Is it 11.2.0.1 which was released ...
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Oracle Patch Level Differences (Oracle Enterprise Manager and DBA_REGISTRY_HISTORY)

There is a difference in the patch level that I am seeing on my Oracle database. On the Oracle Enterprise Manager, it shows that it is patched up to .7 but on DBA_REGISTRY_HISTORY it does not show any ...
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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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RMAN 11g/12c Client compatibility

I'm having a Recovery catalog database 12c version. While I'm trying to register the target database (11g) with the catalog I get the following error: Recovery Manager: Release 12.1.0.2.0 - ...
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MIN(column) with subquery

How do I query 3 tables (STUDENTS, MODULES, MARKS) such that I return the module name and the lowest mark score for student John Doe? SQL> DESC STUDENTS; Name Null? Type ...
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How do I delete a file that has been locked by UTL_FILE?

I wrote a flakey PL/SQL script that crashed out and forgot to close the file handle (type UTL_FILE.file_type). Now I can't delete the file. Short of restarting the instance or rebooting the box, is ...
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How can I prevent having inconsistent data under isolation level serializable in Oracle SQL?

I have the following table: InStores +--------+---------+-----+ | ProdID | StoreID | qty | +--------+---------+-----+ | p1 | s1 | 25 | | p1 | s2 | 70 | +--------+---------+-----+ ...
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Oracle dbms_scheduler: Can I create a job that will not overlap with itself?

How can I ensure that a dbms_scheduler job will never have more than one instance running? For example, if I have a job that is scheduled to run once a minute, but it actually runs for three minutes, ...
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Error launching sqlplus

I try to run sqlplus on my server with the command sqlplus /as sysdba and I got this error sqlplus: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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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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Which parameters and metrics to look at when CDC based replication is causing high load?

I'm investigating the reasons why a Tungsten Replicator extractor is causing heavy load on an Oracle 11g database. The replication is set up to use synchronous CDC and there is no unusual load while ...
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Select all from table using procedure oracle

I am trying to execute the select command in a procedure.Initially i retrived all of the columns of the table in the procedure using cursor. The real problem comes when I am trying to access the ...
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sqlplus is not starting

I have a strange error on a Red Hat machine. InstantClient is installed in and ORACLE_HOME is set to /opt/oracle/product/112030_cl_64/cl/ The user which installed the client was oracle:oinstall. My ...
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Oracle 11gR2: ORA-01102: cannot mount database in EXCLUSIVE mode

I am running Oracle 11gR2 on an AIX box. I did a rename database and change DB ID using NID. I can restart db in a nomount mode, but I can not mount it by the following error. ORA-01102: cannot ...
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How to create a function(table_name) that return a collection in Oracle?

I need to create a function in Oracle that accepts a table name and return a collection the content of which is based the table that accepted. I've been doing some search, many examples are of the ...
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Oracle 11gR2 + RHEL 6.5 free buffer waits

Good day, For some strange reason I get the "FREE BUFFER WAITS" warning after loading (SQLLDR) for a couple of hours. The system then becomes extremely slow.I am loading around 2+ million records per ...
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sqlplus startup - failure in processing system parameters

I am trying to do the startup command This is what I have done: set oracle_sid=ORCL sqlplus /nolog SQL> conn /as sysdba startup It shows this error message: failure in processing system ...
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Repopulating Oracle tables using data from Excel/CSV file

I'm developing a Java EE application that utilizes Hibernate/JPA. Some of the data I want to use comes from another Business unit's spreadsheet that I need to periodically (re)load into 5 Oracle ...
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Auto update a column every 24 hours in Oracle database

I want to reset the values of a column every 24 hours. Is it possible? The column contains numeric values. It's a ticket reservation system. I need to reset the number of tickets.
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Having primary key in both fields but repeated in either fields allowed repeating

Is it possible to have both fields to be primary key but allows repeating For either 1 field in Oracle SQL. Student_ID Date 1001 23/10/2016 // allowed 1002 23/10/2016 // ...
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Does Oracle 11g support CREATE ASSERTION? [closed]

When I tried to write the following statement: CREATE ASSERTION ir_collaboration CHECK(NOT EXISTS( SELECT ngo, id_employee, COUNT(*) FROM collaboration GROUP BY ngo, id_employee HAVING ...
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Oracle: Why is DBW terminating my Instance?

I was performing routine administrative tasks on an Oracle instance and I was not able to connect to it. I proceeded to do as follows to reach a diagnosis: I checked for Oracle processes in memory ...
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Unable to start Oracle database

We have a oracle database, one data file(users table space) of the instance got corrupt and another data file(containing application data) was deleted due to some issue. The database is in ARCHIVELOG ...