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Why is my query returning an unexpected result?

Here are the tables I am using: parts(pid,pname,color) suppliers(sid,sname,address) catalog(sid,pid,cost) I need to find the name of suppliers that supply two different parts with the same ...
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How to export an ER diagram from an Oracle DB?

I am developing this application with an Oracle database. I haven't been documenting the data model, but now an auditor wants to have an entity relationship diagram of my database. There are many ...
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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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Message file not found when starting SQLPlus

I've installed Oracle XE 11.2 on Fedora 18 but have trouble starting SQLPlus. It quits with the following error: Error 6 initializing SQL*Plus SP2-0667: Message file sp1<lang>.msb not found ...
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Restoring an Oracle Backup Properly

I've been trying to do a proper restore of a database for weeks now and I'm convinced that I'm doing something simple wrong. I took a cold backup of the database before an update to an application ...
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How can I connect to a network MySQL server using ODBC?

Somewhere on my company's network there's a (Oracle) MySQL server named FOO. I see FOO reference in SAS code written by my team's analysts, who use SAS's PROC SQL command to connect to it using ODBC. ...
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How to know when a query was executed?

How to find out when a query was executed? I ran a query couple of days ago, I'm not sure about the exact time. I want to know at what date and time the query was executed. Is it possible to get that ...
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Can't connect to a Oracle db instance via SQLDeveloper

When I set the connecting information on the GUI in SQLDeveloper I get the following error (everytime!) Status : Failure -Test failed: IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the ...
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Listener.ora Location

What is the location of the Listener.Ora file in Windows OS? I need to edit that file and I am not able to locate where it is.
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How to install ROracle on Linux

I am trying to install the ROracle library. This fails: install.packages("/storage/Downloads/ROracle_1.1-11.tar.gz", repos = NULL, type = "source") ** package ‘ROracle’ successfully unpacked and MD5 ...
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Cannot create an instance of OLE DB provider “OraOLEDB.Oracle” for linked server

i am having a bit of a linked server problem . I created a sql server linked server and it's been working fine for last 2 years and suddenly not working . SQL Server Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - ...
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Resolving ORA-01033 “initialization or shutdown in progress”

I followed the instructions at http://www.oracle-base.com/articles/10g/oracle-data-pump-10g.php to create a database export. I used: expdp scott/tiger@db10g full=Y directory=TEST_DIR ...
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Oracle SQL: update only some records

I search an update-command, which update me only some records (more than one row) in a table. The update Information comes from an other table. Unfortunately it updates all 3500 records instead of ...
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Oracle sqlplus report

I try to make a sqlplus report like that: A B C D --- --- --- --- 1 A Z 100 2 A Y 100 COUNT 2 TOTAL 200 ------------------------- 3 B ...
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How do I tell the actual IOPS used by Oracle?

This is hopefully a simple question. We have a large DB deployment that we need to scale up over the next year. For scaling we have been relying on our vendor, but recent developments have caused us ...
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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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How to correct this script restore and recover database on Oracle?

this script to restore and recover the target database when we : Removed the target database to simulate and setup a disaster recovery situation, the instance is shutdown, and all the configuration ...
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How to create Oracle RAC database using dbca silent mode with different db_name and db_unique_name

I have a requirement to use dbca (version 11.2.0.3) silent mode to create a RAC database on a 2-node RAC and the db_name and db_unique_name must be different, I tried following dbca command ...
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oracle AQ for scheduled jobs

We have a process that currently uses the Oracle DBMS_SCHEDULER to execute. The process runs every time the backend receives data from an external device. The Oracle scheduler is set up such that a ...
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what is the problem of this script on Oracle about restore and recover database

this script to restore and recover the target database when we : Removed the target database to simulate and setup a disaster recovery situation, the instance is shutdown, and all the configuration ...
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JDBC - accessing a query, then querying that query

Sorry if the way I phrased that is confusing. I'm writing a program that acts kind of like a filter - it retrieves an answer to a query, counts the rows, then I want to do a slightly more narrow ...
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Oracle Linked Server on SQL partial insert

I am using OpenQuery to insert into OracleLinkedServer, inside a while loop from while ( @id <= @cnt) Begin INSERT INTO OPENQUERY ( MY_LINKED_SERVER,'SELECT COL1, ...
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Find out the grants on specific table

How to find out the grants (select,update,insert and delete) for the specific table on different users? ex: there is a table called customer. ex: Following are different users. u1,u2,u3 and ...
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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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“Unable to display page” with Oracle 12c Enterprise Manager Database Express

i'm using redhat 6, installed 12.1.0.2 of oracle and created a database. database (dev12ee1) is a non-container database, there is also an 11g database on the server (dev11ee1) lsnrctl status shows ...
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Calculating overlap between groups

I have a table with two columns of interest, item_id and bucket_id. There are a fixed number of values for bucket_id and I'm okay with listing them out if I need to. Each item_id can appear multiple ...
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Spool in Shell script not working for me

#!/bin/sh echo "Started at" `date +%Y/%m/%d" "%H:%M:%S` sqlplus -s ${ORA_LOGIN_SYSADM} <<EOF 2>&1 > /dev/null SET SERVEROUTPUT ON SET FEED OFF spool ech.txt create BEGIN ...
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FROM keyword not found where expected (Oracle) ORA-00923

I'm getting the error in the following query: SELECT DISTINCT UNIQUE_ID as uid, CONFIDENCE_IS_SAME FROM ( (SELECT UNIQUE_ID, CONFIDENCE_IS_SAME, FIRST_NAME, LAST_NAME, POSTAL_CODE FROM ...
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TNS-12535: TNS:operation timeout

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 with Oracle Client 11.1.0.7.0 client installed. TNSPing to 100% available databases (accessible from other machines, i.e. I can do TNS ping to these databases from other ...
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Where to start with Oracle?

This question only needs one answer: a list of great resources for getting started with Oracle, including Database Administration, PL/SQL and SQL. You may find your question has been closed as a ...
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Script out Oracle DDL in an automated fashion

Oracle SQL Developer is able to export DDL through Tools -> Database Export... This works very well, but requires manual intervention. I know of DBMS_METADATA.get_ddl(), but have found that the ...
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12c Grid Agent installation issues - Shell path is incorrect or not defined

I am installing 12c Grid Control agent on my server via Enterprise manager. The targer server is a UNIX server with AIX OS on it. I add target host manually, enter authentication information, host ...
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ORA-02049 and ORA-02063 Errors

Select For UPDATE NOWAIT is performed on a table by 20 processes in parallel The error below is returned by the 4 processes out of 20 (16 processes are successful) SQL_UPDATE_ERROR- : SQL update ...
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Linked Server from SQL Server 2008 to Oracle not working

I have tried to make a linked server from SQL server 2008 to Oracle Server. I have successfully made a Linked Server from another machine to that oracle server but the one I'm making on my machine ...
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Table size unaffected after deleting 400k rows

When I ran the below query select bytes/1024/1024,segment_name,owner from dba_segments where tablespace_name='DATA_L1' and segment_name='Step_Status'; I got the below result for a segment which is a ...
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Oracle 10gR2 - fix for SSL version following Poodle attack

We use Oracle utl_http to send https requests from within our database (10gR2). As SSLv3.0 is now considered insecure (POODLE) we need to upgrade to TLS. How can we ensure TLS usage when sending ...
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How do I discover the Oracle Express workspace name?

Is there a way to discover the WORKSPACE name if I've forgotten it? I cannot login to the APEX admin console since I've forgotten what the workspace name was. I do know the SYSTEM user password. ...
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Unable to open/connect to Oracle 12c Enterprise Manager Express

I have a just installed a new single instance installation of Oracle 12c (12.1.0.2.0 on Windows x64) with ASM. The database itself is working OK (can be accessed locally and remotely via port 1521), ...
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Toad 9.7.2 for Oracle hangs on Windows 7

I am using Toad 9.7.2 on Windows 7 64 bit. It is generally working fine but there is one problem. When I click on certain tables in "Schema Browser" and then click on "Data" tab to see records in ...
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What is a DB Link good for?

Here is defined what a DBLink is but I really understand for what kind of situations you need it? What I could imagine is a situation where I have a limited (in size like sql-server express) ...
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Moving from Oracle 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3

We are going to upgrade our database soon from Oracle 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 We have our customer relation application that runs on the Oracle background. Both Oracle and the company that designed the ...
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ORA-04031: unable to allocate 32 bytes of shared memory

I want to flush shared pool because of error like ORA-04031: unable to allocate 32 bytes of shared memory So I want to flush shared pool using alter system flush shared_pool; Connected as ...
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ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress using Oracle Express

I am using Oracle Database 11g Express Edition. I'm on Windows 7-64Bit I get this error when trying to access the database: ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress I set up the ...
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Oracle program “lsnrctl” is missing after the installation of 32bit Oracle client

I cleaned up my computer for all old Oracle stuff using Uninstall (OUI) and then later used regedit to delete all references to Oracle and then deleted all remains of Oracle directories. I have HP ...
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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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Oracle schema import is not importing all the tables present in the schema dump file

I have exported an existing oracle schema from another machine and then imported it in my local machine. Import was successful, but some tables which are present in the export dump file are not ...
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TNS-12500: TNS:listener failed to start a dedicated server process Oracle9i Database on Windows 2003 64x server

My client wants to move his database from Windows 2000 server to Windows 2003 Enterprise Edition 64x server. I have created the Windows servers in VMware and installed the Oracle 9i databases on it. ...
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Failed to create voting files on disk group DATA

I has install Oracle RAC 11.2.0.3 on Oracle Linux 6.6 for 2 node. When install clusterware to step excute root.sh had got error below. Can you help me check how to fix that and what wrong while ...
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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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How open oracle DB Linux (After installation)

I have just installed Oracle 11gR2 on my Linux Mint Distro (xfce). All worked fine, and I was able to acces to https://localhost:1158/em [Erreur 102 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED) ] I rebooted my ...