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Is it possible to copy mounted database without RMAN?

I need to make a copy of production database for development. For some reason I can't use RMAN. My question is: can I copy standby database while its in mounted state and recovery is canceled? Of ...
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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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Mutiple updates with FORALL

I have 2 tables, one is a fact table (100000000 records), and the other is a catalog (2000), I need to update the FK at the fact table, can I use for all in this case?. I wrote this but it doesn't ...
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What is this view being used in my query?

I'm running EXPLAIN PLAN on this query: SELECT DISTINCT l.item_num, l.repl_code FROM item_w l JOIN item i ON l.item_num = i.item_num LEFT JOIN item_w r ON l.item_num = r.item_num AND l.repl_code = ...
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Oracle 12c SYSTEM user locked out

We have a development Oracle 12c database and the SYSTEM user account is locked out for one of the SID's (works fine with another SID). When I try to do a conn SID / as sysdba it keeps connecting me ...
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constraint in oracle

I'm trying modeling things like this using oracle: An account can have 1~5 members So I'll have a account table and a member table with a FK of account. But is that possible to check if the account ...
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What is the easiest and best way to migrate data from Oracle in Linux Platform to SQL Server in Windows Platform?

I came to know there is a tool called Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant v5.3 for Oracle which can be used to convert the Oracle database to Microsoft SQL. But I have Oracle database in Linux ...
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SQL Server to Oracle export using Microsoft OLEDB Provider for Oracle

I am trying to Export Data from SQL Server to Oracle using the "Microsoft OLEDB Provider for Oracle". I am using "Export Data..." option from Task menu. I get to connect to the source database (SQL ...
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Wallet open failed

I have a oracle server installed in a machine and e oracle client on another machine. I have created a wallet using this commands C:\Users\MRBULL93>mkstore -wrl C:\VideoWallet -create ...
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How to disable flashback query logging for a specific table (Oracle)?

We have a specific table that has a lot of activity and it creates a lot of change records. The consequence is that the flashback data only goes back a couple of days. That is OK for many cases but it ...
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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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Last few rows from a non-indexed table in Oracle

I'm trying to run a query on an Oracle DB through SQL Server [dont' ask, it's a requirement] The Oracle table in question [lets call it hugeTable] has over 200 million rows and no index. I'm not ...
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Licensing of Oracle Standard One multiple homes

we I have a server with Oracle SE One ... I need to separate the test data from prod data as each one has it's own schema, I will do 1 of 2 which is both are OK for the dev team: Create a new ...
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How to get index last modified time in Oracle?

Given an index name, I want to obtain its last modification time and the author of modification in Oracle 11g. Is there any query to achieve this?
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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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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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Delete backups from old incarnation in rman

I did a refresh on a non-production database and these are the incarnations: List of Database Incarnations DB Key Inc Key DB Name DB ID STATUS Reset SCN Reset Time 1 1 ...
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Best practices for service name / aliases in tnsnames

I have this idea that service names / aliases given to connections descritors in a tnsnames.ora (not the one in the server that dblinks use, but the one for the public) file should in no way be ...
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Generic or better yet custom message of the day in Oracle sql plus

I'm trying to create a message of the day type notification when users login to sqlplus. Currently I use the login.sql to add a dbms_application_info and set a module and action for the message. ...
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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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Database design for a table with both bulk insert and single row insert

I have to design a table where records will be inserted in two ways. Bulk insert from a batch process from a delimited text file between 2 - 3 million rows in a short burst. Later the same records ...
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Feature comparison: Oracle Database and Microsoft SQL Server [closed]

Many companies have a heavy influence on market and technologies around them, and you often compare the products before you choose, e. g. I liked Oracle APEX, its flexibility and features, and we're ...
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Oracle Database Enterprise Users & Roles with Microsoft Active Directory?

We have a legacy application and we have full access to source code and platform running it, so virtually any change can be implemented if required. The application is a Java Swing heavy-weight GUI ...
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Connection to MS Access from Oracle over a DB Link

I need to establish a connection between a MS Access database, which is placed on a network share on a windows box, and an Oracle database on a Unix Box. I need to query the Access tables from the ...
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Couldn't find the long running SQL under v$session_longops

I have following SQL running from a long time. I couldn't see the status When I tried to look the time remaining for the query to complete. Can someone explain me why I couldn't find the SQL status ...
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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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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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Ports necessary for Oracle 11g Replication across a firewall?

We have two Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition servers that need to replicate data via Oracle streams. However, the two servers are on untrusted domains and connect via a VPN. On end of the connection is ...
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How to manage MySQL database with Oracle Fusion Middleware?

Is it possible to connect and manage a MySQL database with Oracle Fusion Middleware?
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Right Outer Join (column name doubt)

I've read the following code a few times trying to figure out what it is doing. "A right outer join is that which returns the unmatched rows from the right tables with matched rows from the left ...
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Make Oracle backup files available for duplicate

I have a Red Hat Enterprise Linux server with Oracle 10.2.0.5 and a database on it (SID is TNATEST). I have a remote CentOS server with Oracle 10.2.0.5 on it that I want to duplicate TNATEST to. The ...
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How to prepare executon plan for given sql query on a server with 4 processors (Oracle database)

4 processors means the query runs in parallel. Select /*+ parallel(4) */ T1.A FROM T1,T2,T3 WHERE T1.A = T2.A AND T1.B=T3.B AND T1.C=T3.C Tables T1,T2 and T3 have 4,8, and 16 partitions ...
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Security for Oracle linked server from SQL Server

I'm trying to make the linked server from SQL Server 2005 to Oracle more secure by not having user/pass on "Be made using this security context:" fields so only a specific user can access the data ...
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Insert Into does not work with multiple rows

Here Is my code : CREATE OR REPLACE TRIGGER LOAN_RP AFTER INSERT OR UPDATE ON FUND_DISBURSE REFERENCING NEW AS NEW OLD AS OLD DECLARE V_FA FUND_DISBURSE.FUND_AMT%TYPE; V_RC NUMBER ...
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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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Environment variable for two oracle_home

i have installed oracle binaries at two different location on Oracle Linux , /u01 & /u02 when i set environment variable for databases created for oracle_home in /u01 it works fine as i edited ...
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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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One Materialized Views in Two Refresh Groups

I have five materialized views that I want to refresh in two occasions, every Sunday and at the 1st of every month. I created a Refresh Group for the weekly and that works fine. But when I tried to ...
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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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Help with Oracle Pipelined function

I have a pivot where I have a contract with tank numbers separated by ; and I've been given this example to pivot them down into rows (which works): SELECT oks_c.contract_number, ...
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How to use sqlplus to connect to an Oracle Database located on another host without modifying my own tnsnames.ora

I want to connect to an oracle database located on another host using sqlplus. This page suggested adding an item on my tnsnames to conenct to that database local_SID = (DESCRIPTION = (ADDRESS ...
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Fixing wildcard expansion resulting in too many terms error (DRG-51030)

How can I resolve the wildcard_maxterm problem in Oracle 10g? My index creation syntax is: begin ctx_ddl.drop_preference('SUBSTRING_PREF'); end; / begin ...
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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 [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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Different time in different sessions

I am connecting to same db from 2 different machines using SQL Developer and querying a table which stores timestamp. But to my surpise the time value returned by query has a gap of one hour on ...
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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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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 ...