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Causing ORA errors in a program using JDBC. How can I find what's causing them?

So I'm building a java app to interface with the company's database. Whenever it causes an ORA error, it just prints something like the following to system output: ORA-00911: invalid character Is ...
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Union of data from all tables with name containing a substring

I have 500+ tables all containing a column called COLUMNDATA. The table names are like: TABLE_FIRST, TABLE_SECOND, ... ,TABLE_FIVE_HUNDREDTH. What I am trying to get is a column containing all the ...
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Error with my trigger. What should I do?

This trigger fails when it's called: create or replace TRIGGER UNIQUE_PHYSICIAN_TRG BEFORE INSERT ON UNIQUE_PHYSICIAN FOR EACH ROW BEGIN <<COLUMN_SEQUENCES>> ...
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oracle DB connection - hostdef extension doesn't exist

I am trying to connect to an Oracle DB through ERwin, yet I keep getting this error message: I know that the DB exists, as my coworkers are accessing it. The Username and Password are also correct, ...
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How to populate another column with a sequence value generated for an identity column?

I have a table that has a column that is determined by a sequence using the identity column thing, so after a record is inserted (or during, I'm not sure how it works behind the scenes, only that it ...
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ORA-00845 after deleting files accidentally at /dev/shm

I have two instances (ORA1 and ORA2) of Oracle 11g at the same machine. One is starting the other cannot startup anymore. What happend: First my disk was full, so I accidentally deleted all ora*-...
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all_tables and dba_segments giving different space occupied by the same tables

When I ran the below queries they gave different space occupied by the same table: select bytes/1024/1024 as space, owner from dba_segments where segment_name='PARAMETER_STATUS'; SPACE OWNER ---...
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Strange error in trace file for NSAn standby process

One of the Oracle databases I help manage is the primary in a standby configuration, with two standby databases. I started finding repeated entries in the alert log on the primary for a failure to ...
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Filtering by minimum value per group problem

I have a select statement, which when simplified produces the following: +------------+----------+-----+ | Group | Name | ID | | vegetables | potatoes | 1 | | vegetables | carrots | 6 |...
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compare 2 tables with minus with a SDO Geometry shape column

if I have a column like SHAPE: CREATE TABLE SOL_PUBLIC.PUNCTE_PERIMETRU_SIT ( ID NUMBER(10) NOT NULL, NUMAR NUMBER(19), X ...
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SQL Developer - trying to import an excel file into a table

I'm trying to import an excel file into a table. The excel file has dates in the following format: 20/08/2008 12:00:00 AM and I am telling SQLDEV the following: DD/MM/YYYY H24:MI:SS AM To import the ...
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Connecting 4 tables - finding some differences between them

I have 4 tables in a Oracle database: SOL_PUBLIC.SOL_CHEST@RACDB (PUB): ID ... 100 ... 200 ... 300 ... SOL_PUBLIC.COORD@RACDB (PUB): ID FK_ID_CHEST x y 1 100 11 11 2 200 ...
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Modify LISTAGG query for 10g

below mentioned code for cursor works only in Oracle 11g, as LISTAGG() function introduced starting version 11g. I need to adapt this code for Oracle 10g. Any help would be appreciated. SELECT ...
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How can we get the table and the column name of known data value?

I have a value (like 'IT department'), based on this I want to get the table and column name in which this value exists/present.
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How can we drop a constraint without losing the automatically created index?

How can we drop a constraint without losing the automatically created index? If it's possible using a single query.
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Logging into Oracle

I am new to Oracle (coming from a SQL Server world). This is going to probably be some simple newbie question. I just did a fresh install of Oracle 12c Express. The install was successful, but now I ...
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How to update table1 field by using other table and function

I have two tables and one function: Table1 contains shop_code,batch_id shop_code| batch_id | regstriy_id 123 | 100 | 12 124 | 100 |13 125 | 100 |12 Table2 contains shop_code,shop_name ...
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Oracle 10.2.0.4 query hundreds times slower than the same query on Oracle 10.2.0.3

I have an issue with query on Oracle 11.2.0.4.0 (it takes forever to complete and CPU is at 100% all the time) so I was trying to change optimizer_features_enable to previous versions. It worked with ...
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String to timestamp in datastage 9.1.2

Apologies for asking a question that I suppose is very basic. I'm just starting out with Streams. I'm trying to read a sequential files containing a timestamp field and a value field, like this: ...
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Faulty oracle11g regexp_replace on removing duplicates

I have a comma separated list of values (as one single string), which contains duplicates, and I want to remove them. I tried with REGEXP_REPLACE but for certain values it gives me a wrong result: /* ...
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SQLPlus Command Line In-line Set Commands

I have the need to run linux command line direct query, including SET options. The query by itself runs fine. However, when I attempt to add set commands, it fails. (my alias 'db' connects to ...
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Reason of ORA-00604 - ORA-00904: on online Redefining

I made Redefining Tables Online on a table . It worked fine but later when I tried to truncate the table I got this error . ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1 ORA-00904: "CURRENT_SCN":...
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how to prevent an oracle block corruption from duplicating a database with a few nologging tables

I got a few data corruptions in a test db when I performed a duplicate from a production db where a few tables have the nologging option. Oracle support suggested to turn on the force logging option ...
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number field in varchar2 field

I have a table with a number field (non-null). I have another table with a varchar2 field. Examples: Users UID,Name 123,Mickey 41128,Joe 43,Alice Groups UIDS,Name (123,43),Children (43),Admins (),...
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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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How to resolve error ORA-19802 when starting up an Oracle database instance?

I tried starting up my instance and received the error ORA-19802. Cannot use db_recovery_file_dest without db_recovery_file_dest_size. How can I resolve the problem?
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Best Approach to Migrating Oracle to MySQL - Run on EC2 in AWS

I'm trying to migrate an Oracle schema as well as all of the data within the DB to a MySQL database. I want to then make an EC2 app on AWS to kick off whatever I've written for this. Are there any ...
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Grant privilege to see column names in null constraint violations when inserting in views

My database has two schemas, one with the actual tables and one that is used by an application. The application schema doesn't have any privileges on the actual tables. Instead there is a view for ...
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Why is there a difference in CSV Export Results of Oracle SQL Developer and SQL Plus Spool

When I export data from SQL Developer GUI, setting format: csv, left enclosure: ", right enclosure: ", and Encoding: UTF8, I get data exactly the way that I need it for processing in Python. However,...
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How to maintain a global index on a large table undergoing regular partition purges?

Problem I've got giant table haystack weighing in at nearly 3 TB, partitioned by month (date) and subpartitioned by client. I need to create a global index that spans all clients to facilitate ...
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Oracle 10 xe; backing up oradata folder enough to recreate a duplicate later?

Let us say, I backup of the the oradata folder. Is that enough to recreate the exact same database? E.g., I reinstall oracle xe 10 on the same pc, using the same installer, into the same folder, and ...
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What is the appropriate GCC version I should use for building my External Procedure?

When working with Oracle External procedures, what is the GCC version I should use to build my procedure? Does Oracle get shipped with a GCC version and libraries that it keeps in one of its own ...
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Oracle: Recover source code/table structures from “utterly wiped out” development database

Given an Oracle 11.1 database used for development, running in NOARCHIVELOG mode, where all datafiles (including undo) have been wiped out; and only SYSTEM and SYSAUX datafiles and control file remain ...
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Deferrable Foreign Key Constraints

What are the consequences of making a foreign key constraint DEFERRABLE INITIALLY IMMEDIATE instead of NONDEFERRABLE? This answer on StackOverflow mentions the performance impact that comes with no ...
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Arithmetic operations on a table

can anyone give me some advice on the following situation: I have two basic tables: Then a view created by the two: select product.IDPRODUCT, sum(quantity) as totalOut, PRODUCTSTORAGE.DATAINPUT, ...
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SQL actually executed as planned in ORACLE?

I wonder if SQL is definitely executed as execution plan. I mean.. is the actual SQL execution process always consistent with execution plan, i.e. does the same SQL always give the same plan?
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Connect to Oracle using SQLDeveloper using OS Authentication on a remote machine

I reach my database server from my MacBook via SSH. You can login into this database as by using OS authentication. MacBook:~ mangeles$ ssh oracle@10.10.1.64 oracle@10.10.1.64's password: Last ...
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Oracle 12c upgrade - backwards compatible with 11g?

Are there any application code changes required for SQL or PL/SQL to continue to work in 12c, or is it backwards compatible with 11g? Are there any queries that would work in 11g that break in 12g? ...
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How do I find gaps between ranges of numbers?

Consider the following table: T_ID | T_START | T_END -----+---------+------ 1 | 0.25 | 0.5 2 | 0.8 | 1 3 | 0.4 | 0.6 4 | 0.2 | 0.3 5 | 0.7 | 0.8 T_ID is unique. ...
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Passing filter params to a sub query

I'd like to create a view from the query below, but the query contains a sub query which I need to apply a filter to (the place is marked with a comment). I'm wondering if it's possible somehow to ...
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How to get status of “opatch prereq CheckApplicable” via script

I want to check if a patch is Applicable via opatch prereq CheckApplicable -oh <oracle home> -ph <patch home> but the returncode is always 0! It doesn't matter if the text output says ...
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Generate rows based on value in 2 columns. Bug?

I have the following table in Oracle: ID START END _ID01 AB050 AB100 _ID01 AB101 AB150 _ID02 AB0251 AB0300 _ID01 AB00301 AB00302 I want to generate as many rows and every ...
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Oracle 12c client installer error

I'm trying to install Oracle client 12.1.0.2.0 (32-bit) on a completely clean copy of windows Server 2012, and I'm hitting a problem. The installer runs fine until it gets to the final part - the net ...
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Oracle: How to get a list of CTXSYS.CONTEXT indices?

I can get a list of indices by querying USER_OBJECTS. How can I distinguish which of these indices are of type CXTSYS.CONTEXT?
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Oracle Alter table add partition by reference gives “invalid datatype” error but create table with partition works

I have a parent and child tables. Parent table has a partition and a sub partition. Child table needs to have reference partition based on parent partition. Problem: If I create a new child table and ...
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Installing Oracle Forms and Reports on a 64bit machine

I'm trying to install Oracle Forms and Reports on a new server 64 bit (Ubuntu Trusty Tahr). (I'm only actually interested in the report server component). I can't find a version that I can install ...
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Startup oracle database 12c manually with SQL*Plus command not when OS loads

I changed oracle instance to manually start from services.msc (service name is "OracleServiceORCL"), Because I want to start it up manually with SQL*Plus commands whenever I want, not with OS load. ...
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How to block external connections for an Oracle database?

I have an oracle database (11g-r2) on my (windows) computer for development, and I am trying to forbid any outside connections. Is there a way to do this?
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How to set correctly utf8 on oracle?

I check my db,and seems to be UTF8 complaint select * from nls_database_parameters where parameter = 'NLS_CHARACTERSET'; PARAMETER |VALUE NLS_CHARACTERSET |AL32UTF8 But when i do a search ...
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A question about oracle upgrade from 12.0.0.1 to 12.0.0.2 using dbua

I found this guide for upgrade. After the upgrade, can I delete safely the old DB product dir /var/oracle/app/oracle/product/12.1.0 ?