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ORA : 12519 No appropriate Service Handler

Sorry if my question has already been asked many times but I spent two days trying to solve it. I have a machine in which I had an Oracle database. Everything was working propertly until I added two ...
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Use LDAP for name look up with Oracle Instant Client

Partly as a result of having problems with conflicting versions or bitness with the full installation of Oracle client, my development team (of which I'm a member) has been moving towards using Oracle ...
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ORA-00227: corrupt block detected in control file

I am getting the following error while starting the sqlplus (I am using Oracle XE 11.2.0) ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress Process ID: 0 Session ID: 0 Serial number: 0 So, I ...
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Full table scan even after adding index

i have two tables in Oracle 11g server one is partitioned and another is having a 3GB of data. I've added a composite index on both the tables based on the where clause, in the order it appears. The ...
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Oracle: Replace corrupted first datafile

A datafile associated with a tablespace has been corrupted (got truncated to size 0). I don't mind losing the data, because I have a full DB dump which I can import. Now I want to replace this ...
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Is there a good way to select a row where the key represents the lower bound of a range?

I am designing some tables and a number of the tables have as the key a lower and upper bound which never overlap. I want to query by a value that can fall withing any of those ranges. If I keep both ...
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Find status of shutdown immediate

I just issued a shutdown immediate command, and it's taking a lot of time. Is there any way, I can find the status of the shutdown task in terms of percentage completed? Or, any kind of status update. ...
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How best to export from Oracle Ent Ed (EE) to Oracle Express Edition (XE)?

I am aware that Oracle Ent Ed (EE) has more functionality than Oracle Express Ed (XE). But I would like to do a FULL export from EE to XE. Is this even possible? The only solution I can assume will ...
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BASH: DBCA: command not found

When I use dbca command as Oracle 11g user I have the following error message: BASH: DBCA: command not found and when I checked the bash profile I found the following: # .bash_profile # Get ...
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Oracle Patching & Database Upgrade - Which Order

I have an Oracle instance running 11.2.0.2.0: SQL> select * from v$version; BANNER -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Oracle Database 11g Release ...
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Oracle 11G R2 install using separate instances or multiple schemas in a single instance

I am in the middle of a server upgrade, and have finally come to the conclusion that I need a very important question answered. I would like to inform everyone that I am a novice to Oracle ...
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Invalid date format in SSIS

I am using BIDS to export data from Oracle to SQL server. I am using OLEDB source and destination. I have around 6 datetime fields in ORACLE out of which two fields give no problem while 4 fields give ...
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Need DDL for an Oracle Table that would be 1 row = 1 8K Block

For performance testing in our performance environment we want a means to turn over SGA the way production does. Our performance environment is a fraction of production and production's very nature ...
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Oracle conditional statements

I am making a report, and I am trying to do following: If the value of the field is NULL, output empty string. Another words, I don't need the word "null" to be output to the user, just empty string. ...
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How to export a MySQLtable with a longBLOB column to an Oracle database?

In MySQL I have a table: Select * from Dummy; Columns like below: id name salary binary_col 1 a 100 A.pdf 2 b 200 b.pdf 3 c 300 c.pdf 4 d 400 d.pdf 5 e 500 e.pdf ...
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How i can solve “ORA-03113” error when i startup oracle 11G database?

I have followed the link and others link from this site to solve my problem but I still have not solved the problem. All I get is the following: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) ...
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What's the most efficient UUID column type

For storing a 128 bits UUID there are multiple storage options: a byte[16] column two bigint/long(64 bits) columns a CHAR(36) column - 32 hex digits + 4 dashes. a UUID database specific column, if ...
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What is the “other miscellaneous information” in the Shared Global Area (oracle database)?

I'm studying Oracle database ,and it says here that the SGA contains these data structures : Database buffer cache Redo log buffer Shared pool Java pool Large pool (optional) Data dictionary cache ...
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Restore an oracle dmp file

I've been given an oracle DMP file that was created on a solaris system which I need to restore to a windows system. I've created the DB with the correct blocksize, but when I try and do the restore ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manage “CPU utilization” is confusing

When I display the CPU utilization in the Enterprise Manager (in the Performance tab), there is a big discrepancy between the graph that shows the utilization and the table that shows the operating ...
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Update previous value field

I inherited a database that has multiple tables that contain some form of an object ID, a date, and a value. The metrics depend on comparing the current value on any given date to the previous value ...
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ORA-12518: TNS:listener could not hand off client connection ORACLE XE 11.2 x64

Im starting to be very very frustrated by this Oracle. So, I have installed Oracle XE 11.2 64 bit and ODAC121012_x64. I can start listener, I can do tnsping xe, but when I try to connect as via ...
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Trying to run a shell script from dbms_scheduler . Throws error no matter what the script is?

I am trying to run a shell script from a dbms_scheduler but am getting a bunch of errors :- the job defn :- BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.CREATE_JOB ( job_name => 'test_prog', ...
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Unable to create Central Inventory

I'm trying to install Oracle 11g on Linux and have already configured the variables and X-host but can't able to create Central Inventory. My Central Inventory location is /u01/app/u0 and group name ...
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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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Not able to connect to non-default oracle database after reboot

I have installed Oracle 11g r2 on Centos. On initial setup it installed database named INFA for me.I setup listener.ora and tnsnames.ora for INFA and on reboots all I had to do was run lsnrctl start ...
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How to avoid hardcoding a database link name in a package body

I have a PL/SQL package that copies data from a remote DB2 database using a database link. To keep the package configuration-independent I wrapped the remote table in a view. But a single field in a ...
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Using Oracle12C Client with Oracle11.g database

I have been using Oracle12c client to connect to an Oracle11g database in a remote server for about one month, it wasn't giving me any problems until this week, when I started getting the error: ...
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Using oracle easy connect does it really connect to the remote DB?

I tried connecting to remote host db using : sqlplus abc/abc@hostname1:1000/ABC And tried printing !hostname it still shows me local hostname from which I am running and not HOSTNAME1. So if ...
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SQLNET.ALLOWED_LOGON_VERSION=12 and JDBC thin client

To fix password security issues we need to set SQLNET.ALLOWED_LOGON_VERSION=12. According to the Oracle Database Net Services Reference: Note the following implications of setting the value to ...
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ORA-02070: database does not support antijoin in this context

I don't think this is even a question, but in case someone has seen something like this before or has any thoughts besides 'file a bug with Oracle' (which I'm doing), I'd love to hear it. create ...
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Oracle Partition Table Space Issue

I have a table with list partitions on it. When i insert data i see that all the partitions have default initial size of 8 MB and I also noticed that when i truncate full table and check size it still ...
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Can I get some rationale from the Optimzer why it chose a certain explain plan?

This is not about reading an explain plan. This is not about adding any hints or measuring performance of a specific query. I have always been wondering whether it's possible for a given explain ...
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Why does second instance of database not open?

SQL> startup ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area 3841982464 bytes Fixed Size 2025392 bytes Variable Size 788531280 bytes Database Buffers ...
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Why does second instance of database not open? [duplicate]

I have an instance called "test" of a database. I want to create a second instance called "orcl" of the same database on the same machine. I have created the second instance and made changes to ...
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Should I create separate table or have the information as columns in the same table

Sorry for the title but I could not find anything better that could suit my needs. I'm designing the database of a Document Management (Circulation) application. There are two types of documents - A ...
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Mutating Error , How to solve it

CREATE OR REPLACE TRIGGER LOAN_RP AFTER INSERT OR UPDATE ON FUND_DISBURSE REFERENCING NEW AS NEW OLD AS OLD FOR EACH ROW DECLARE V_FA FUND_DISBURSE.FUND_AMT%TYPE; V_RC NUMBER (10); ...
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ORA-00907: missing right parenthesis on query with subqueries

I am getting ORA-00907: missing right parenthesis for the following query: SELECT PEOPLE.NAME FROM CLIENTS K INNER JOIN PEOPLE ON K.ID_L = PEOPLE.ID_L WHERE NOT EXISTS ( (SELECT DISTINCT ARTIST.ID_U ...
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Why is it necessary to type “host” before the imp command when I'm using SQL*Plus to import a dmp file into Oracle?

In SQL*Plus, I'm connected to an Oracle 11g database. When I type imp help=y It gives me SP2-0042: unknown command "imp help=y" - rest of line ignored. But when I type host imp help=y it ...
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Move Oracle database to new server

I have a Oracle 11g R1 Standard Edition database on production server working on Windows 2008 R2 SE. Unfortunately server it not working properly (os/hardware failure) and I need to move it to ...
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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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How can I enable audit on selected accounts only to know where they logged on from?

I want to audit certain DB accounts (the ones used for applications), to know which machine the user is logging on from. To save space, I don't want to enable this audit for every account in the ...
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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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Time elapsed Calculation

I need to calculated time elapsed for each user to perform his part in a transaction. The sequence is: 0 -1 - B2 or 0-B3 The table looks like the following: ...
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Error Creating Foreign Key in Oracle

I have 2 tables: PRODUCTS PREFIX SUFFIX ATTR1 ATTR2 ----------------------------------------------------- 001 AAA 50 100 001 BBB 20 300 010 ...
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SQL*Plus save current COLUMN settings

In SQL*Plus, is there a way to save current COLUMN settings similar to STORE which saves SET commands in a script? COLUMN can be used to list the settings, but they are not in script format.
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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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SQL query for all combinations without repetition

I need a function for calculating combinations without repetition from a list. Example: I have a list of names e.g. Tom Bob Paul Tina Now I need a list of 3 names out of the 4 without having a ...
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What is the distinction between ALL_PROCEDURES and DBA_PROCEDURES, and other schema tables?

I recently failed to find a known procedure when searching ALL_PROCEDURES, and on a whim tried DBA_PROCEDURES: lo, there it is. The doc pages (ALL_; DBA_) both say "...lists all functions and ...
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Login / Password for Oracle Enterprise Manager in VM template?

I want to setup Oracle Enterprise Manager to access our development Oracle databases. I downloaded the following VM template from https://edelivery.oracle.com/EPD/Search/handle_go Oracle VM ...