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How to write a procedure /job to kill all session running for more than 5mins in Oracle?

How to write a procedure /job to kill all session running for more than 5mins in Oracle? So, I query v$session and find out that for a particular user, program pair if the session has been active for ...
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Oracle : Is there a way to grant the ability to run a job to a role?

We have several dbms_scheduler jobs in an 11.2 database that we would like users with a certain role to be able to run. As such, we don't want to grant the ability to run directly to the users, as it ...
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Modify text file with Oracle PL/SQL

I'm trying to open and replace a string in a text file with the following procedure: BEGIN v_file_name := 'text_file.txt'; v_filehandle := utl_file.fopen(v_file_dir, v_file_name, 'W'); v_id_nextval ...
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sqlplus: ORA-01017 logon denied from one host but OK from another

I have a strange behavior for remote sqlplus login to Oracle 11.2 that I cannot explain: 1) I have an Oracle 11.2 server running on a virtual host, say host1 2) I set up another VM, say host2 (CentOS ...
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sqlplus: ORA-01017 logon denied from one host but OK from another [duplicate]

I have a strange behavior for remote sqlplus login to Oracle 11.2 that I cannot explain: 1) I have an Oracle 11.2 server running on a virtual host, say host1 2) I set up another VM, say host2 (CentOS ...
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Table name with special character in the end

I have a table in database(oracle sql) which somehow contains one special character at the end which I dont know.I am trying to get that special character from its entry in table tab. SQL> SELECT ...
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Distributed transaction coordinator between SQL Server and Oracle

I'm not sure about distributed transaction coordinator so please bare with me on this, I'm probably asking this question wrong. I know distributed transaction coordinator is used in SQL Server and can ...
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Oracle Tables Visible to Other Users

I have an Oracle database that has one user that has access to everything. This was fine when we only had one user working on the database. But now that we have more users we want to tighten up ...
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How to create an oracle dump(.dmp) file using Toad?

We can export the entire database schema(skeleton) along with its data in one .dmp file using oracles "exp" tool. But how do I do it using Toad only. I can't use this C:\Users\kaunds_oliver>exp ...
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Why does dropping a MVIEW trigger a full refresh?

I just created a materialized view in Oracle but realized I used the wrong script, so I wanted to drop the MVIEW again. The MVIEW was created with a statement like this: create materialized view ...
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problem faced while starting up a database in oracle

I have created a database named 'test' in oracle 11g express edition.Now while I am trying to stratup "test" after shutdown of database, by default "XE" is getting started.How I solve this problem?
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Oracle Tablespace issue

I'm trying to insert data in a table of an Oracle database.I would like to populate this table continuously by a java program but, after some hours of work, I have this exception: ORA-01691: unable ...
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What is the cost to create Materialized View log

Recently I ran DBMS_ADVISOR.TUNE_MVIEW and it gives me several lines to CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG ON "MYSCHEMA"."COMPANY" WITH ROWID CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG ON "MYSCHEMA"."BOARD" WITH ...
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Performing deltas / diffs over VPN from Oracle to SQL Server database

I have inherited a reporting structure that is quite the Rube Goldberg device. I have a collection of MS Access 2003 databases that I have begun to migrate to SQL Server. My current hangup is that we ...
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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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Apache mod_authn_dba with Oracle on Windows [migrated]

How can I configure Apache to authenticate against Oracle dbms? According to this link Oracle database is natively supported. No additional software required. Loading those modules: LoadModule ...
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Oracle dbms_datapump removes dumpfile after succesful import

I'm working on a PLSQL script to import a Oracle datapump dumpfile using the dbms_datapump package. Each time the script has succesfully imported the contents of the dumpfile I notice that the ...
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Oracle Triggers - Before Update and Before Insert - Separate or Combined?

I'm running Oracle DB 9i. I have a table with various constraints to ensure data integrity. In addition to the constraints, I have triggers on BEFORE INSERT and BEFORE UPDATE to ensure that ...
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Migration query taking time

I'm doing a migration from Oracle to SQL Server and, for one of the tables where we have 3 million records, it is taking a lot of time to complete. When I check the activity monitor, I can see the a ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Oracle RAC concept

This might be a dump question, but I've been reading so much different things, that I'm not sure anymore. I tried to understand the concept of the Oracle RAC, so I've been reading the datasheet form ...
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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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Difference Between SELECT and select in oracle sql

The algorithm used to find SQL in the library cache is based on the ASCII values of the characters that make up the statement. Means The SELECT instead of select statement will be parsed again ...
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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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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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Oracle Export using EXPDP gives ORA-06512 SYS.UTL_FILE error on Windows 7

I am using Oracle 11g and want to export a table using below statement C:\>expdp SYS/sys@MYDATABASE DIRECTORY = Mydir DUMPFILE = Customer.dmp LOGFILE = Customer.log TABLES = PERSON.CUSTOMER ...
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Specifying Oracle Service Name in UNIX Profile

Is there any way we can specify Oracle Service Name in UNIX Profile? I know that there is an environment variable ORACLE_SID for specifying SID in the Profile, But how about service name? If there ...
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Dynamic permissions

I have a application that creates tables in one user's schema and another user needs to be able to use the dynamically created tables. Example: Application creates User1.RandomTable User2 needs ...
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Oracle service names with a minus sign (?)

Are there any reasons not to use minus signs/dashes/hyphens in Oracle service names? DBMS_SERVICE, tnsping and sqlplus seem to be fine, but the documentation says no. We are switching from Oracle ...
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Remove ORA-01100:DATABASE ALREADY MOUNTED

I am using Oracle 11g and there is a database create during installation name "xyz" and user "xyz".Now i created a user 'abc' and gave following permission to abc. "CREATE SESSION, ALTER SESSION, ...
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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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Aggregating on a repeated group

In a current report, I'm trying to track the migration of a person from department n, to n+1, or to n+k. My data is split into a row per term (university data). An example: dept | term ...
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Update row where associated row does not exist

Given the table named ROLE: role_id[PK] NUMBER role_name VARCHAR2 Using only SQL (no PL/SQL) how would I write a MERGE (or UPDATE?) statement that would update the role_name as below, but only ...
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Output another word instead of the word in the table in a query

Suppose I have a table where I have a field which can have to values: "enabled" and "disabled". Suppose want my query to output "unblocked" instead of "enabled" and "blocked" instead of "disabled". ...
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Migrating stored procedure from Sybase to Oracle having temporary tables

I am migrating a few stored procedures from Sybase to Oracle using Oracle Developer tool. The tool migrates alomost 70%-80% of the stored procedures except a few cases where there is a temporary table ...
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Why is this second query more expensive than the first?

While reading Graph Databases book, I came across this excerpt: I can't figure out why the second query is more expensive than the first. Indeed, both filter on the Bob person. May anyone ...
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Getting error while running dbca command as oracle user on linux, please help me on this

could someone please help me on the below error to get ride of it: [oracle@localhost ~]$ dbca UnsatisfiedLinkError exception loading native library: njni11 java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: ...
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Oracle average active sessions high threshold

I am trying make sense of the DB load from the AWR report for a period handed over to me by DBA. Researching a bit, I see the "Average active sessions" is a metric widely used to measure DB load. It ...
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Table statistics on database

Is there any way that I could find how many tables has statistics on them,and how many tables which doesn't have statistics on them.
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Pass the unix variable to the ddl command inside a pl/sql block

I would like to create a db link dynamically, using the input given in the unix session. i.e. the remote db name and db instance would be given by the user, in unix, which are VAR1 and VAR2. Now, from ...