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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 ...
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Oracle Duplicate Database with no archived logs

I am trying to perform a duplicate operation from one server to another (testing disaster recovery) on oracle 11g. I am very much still learning about Oracle. The system is not in production, it is ...
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missing files, installing Oracle DB 12c on Oracle Linux 7.2

when I try to Install the Database I get this error message: Source location is incomplete. Make sure you have downloaded and extracted all the relevant archives. I did try this twice with the same ...
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Dataguard parameter changed after DB bounce

I have a production environment of Oracle 11g R2 patchset 4 primary database configured with 2 standby machines. Primary database unique_name is DBIDI 1st standby database unique_name is DBIFI 2nd ...
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Continuous replication between Oracle Database and Azure SQL Database

Background info: Our core ERP has its data on Oracle. Our own applications are Microsoft SQL Server based. Almost every application reads data from this Oracle database and usually there is some sort ...
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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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Help on joining 3 tables Oracle XE 11g

I am trying to return the first name, surname, subject and mark from the following tables: SQL> desc students; Name Null? Type ------------------------ -------- ...
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ORA02063 error while connecting to remote databse

I have connected to remote database using DB link. From prod databases it works fine but from test env reporting error invalid username/password. Please help.
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Access 2010 linked table - solve the “decimal field's precision” error

I have an Access 2003 database (running on Win 7 64-bit, Office is also 64-bit) that has many linked tables pointing to an Oracle 11g instance through 64-bit Oracle ODBC driver. Most of the tables ...
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Oracle 12C, cannot drop NOT NULL constraint on a DEFAULT ON NULL column

In windows7 I Install oracle 12 C Then I connect to database as sys user and create new user so: CREATE USER C##USER IDENTIFIED BY user_pass; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES TO C##USER; Then I connect to ...
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OCIEnvCreate failed to create environment handle after installing oracle_fdw

I'm want use Postgresql 9.3 in CentOS 7 and add extention oracle_fdw. but when use this extenstion i get error OCIEnvCreate failed to create environment handle after installing oracle_fdw. my ...
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Oracle XE/SQLPlus query display more items

Is there a setting to allow Oracle XE/SQLPlus to display more items before beginning a new header? For example: First Name SURNAME Subject MARK ...
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Oracle Error: the sga requires more space than was allocated for it

(Oracle SQL 12c running on Windows 10) My installation has previously been working fine. I was trying to set up one of my tables to use the In-memory option available in 12c. I was following this ...
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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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Sql developer how to copy to another tablespace [duplicate]

When copying database using SQL Developer it complaints that the source tablespace does not exist on destination database. How can I copy schema and data from Database A tablespace t1 into Database B ...
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Search for Arabic text ignoring diacritics, alef hamza differences, and kashida in SQL and oracle

Well, I have a table with an Arabic column which may contains variant forms of the same word in multiple rows, for example the word "أسمى" might be in the following forms: 1- with diacritics: ...
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Unable to create a new listener in oracle 11g

In net manager i get an error message "A valid logfile is required" when i click on listener and choose '+' button. and then it keeps on giving me that error when i click on any other tab or button in ...
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unable to connect to specific instance ORacle RAC

I did several operations by connecting successfully to all 4 instances but suddenly during one of the jobs, it failed with a TNS error. I checked the connect from SQL and one of the nodes is giving an ...
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How can I get the Oracle TNSListener to start after changing my host name?

When running lsnrctl status I can see that it is using the old host name, but I don't know where it is pulling that value from. My Oracle installation is 11.2.0 on Windows7 x64, if that makes any ...
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Restoring Oracle prod backup to test server with new database name

I need to restore an Oracle production database (aaprod) to a test server that already is home to a test database (aatest) under a new name (bbtest). I have a cold backup of the production database ...
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Oracle Data Pump Import imports no records

When we do an Oracle Data Pump import of our database, it runs without significant errors. However, on one table Oracle reports that 0 records have been imported. Processing object type ...
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Connect to Oracle RAC from SQL Developer?

We have set up RAC database on server. We can connect to database from sqlplus on the server using SCAN address. However, if I try to connect to RAC using SQL developer from client machine using SCAN ...
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Will I have to restore controlfile in RMAN level 1 backupset before recover database?

For example, I have a level 0 and level 1 RMAN backupset files like inr00_0413_* inr01_0413_1_* Is it necessary to do this when recover from RMAN level 1 backup: restore controlfile from ...