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need the most efficient way to handle unique constraint errors

I am looking for the most efficient way to solve this situation: We are an Oracle shop. I need to load data from one table to another. My source table, which contains 30 million rows, has a person ...
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impdp failing with ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

I'm trying to import a dmp file provided by our dba to my dev database. I've been able to export the contents to a SQLFILE and the contents look ok. I tried importing the schema and it kept on failing ...
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Calling a function in remote database inside a stored procedure

There are 2 Oracle databases with pseudo names Remote and Local. I have a function in Remote called FUS.F_Return_10 which simply returns 10 for testing purposes, where FUS is a schema name. In Local I ...
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Oracle 11g R2 on CentOS 6.3, and Net Configuration Assistant

this is my first time to install Oracle 11g R2 on Linux. I made all instructions in Oracle documentation. But in the installation process, the Net Configuration Manager is failed. I continued the ...
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How can I count the total number of document indexed by my oracle.text index?

I know I can use ctx_query.count_hits to count the number of document matching a query, and similarly, I can use count(*) where CONTAINS(...) But these are only options if I actually have a query. ...
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Root cause for Invalid arguments in call (ORA-17068)

We are getting Invalid arguments in call when we try to establish the connection with Oracle DB occasionally ( One hour in a day). I did some research about this in Internet, still i am not getting ...
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Migrating from Oracle to MySQL using WorkBench Migration Tool

I am currently migrating from Oracle to MySQL and I am going to use the migration tool in workbench to help me with the procedure. I have entered my source connection details as follows: Database ...
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Oracle 11g release 2 32 bit client Installation

I have installed a 32 bit Oracle 11g Release 2 (11.2.0.3) client on my Solaris 64 bit machine. But I am getting: Generic Status: Library Open failed, Library Name: libclntsh.so, Platform Status: ...
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What is the nature of “LGWR: Setting 'active' archival for destination LOG_ARCHIVE_DEST_2”?

I'm not sure when this started, but for the time being the primary database instances in a physical standby configuration logs this message on every redo log switch. ...
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Oracle update query sequence of actions on DB side

I searched online but could not find particularly consolidated source of what happens when you execute an update query. I know that there are a few actions happening like create redo data and logs ...
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Oracle 10g - Sudden change in execution time for specific query

After the DBAs fiddled with some parameters in our Oracle 10g Production Environment, most queries became a little faster. But a single query (a quite complex one) became dramaticaly slower - it went ...
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Combine Oracle locator instance with Oracle spatial instance with db link

we plan to have two oracle databases, one with oracle spatial installed, the other one just has the locator option. Is it possible to create an oracle database link between the two databases in order ...
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Could Oracle ORA-08103 'object no longer exists' error be caused by size of undo_retention parameter?

Had a once-a-day long running data warehousing procedure that I had written that was failing about 50% of the time. Logs were showing ORA-08103 'object no longer exists'. ORA-12012: error on auto ...
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Oracle TOAD and Team Coding with TFS: Unable to get revisions from TFS

My company is currently exploring the option of using TOAD as a means to seamlessly allow developers to check-in/check-out code in TFS. This would be seeded by our packages, stored procedures, etc. ...
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Pass in dynamic value to Oracle job scheduler

How does one pass a dynamic value into the oracle job scheduler when the underlying command is a stored procedure? example procedure: create procedure foo (bar varchar2) ... Job creation in ...
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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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How can one reliably update a LOB column with data from another LOB column in Oracle?

I have tried: UPDATE "SCHEMA".TABLE SET LOB_COLUMN = (SELECT LOB_COLUMN FROM "SCHEMA".TABLE) I have tried: CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE COPY_LOB_DATA IS OLD_BLOB BLOB; NEW_BLOB BLOB; ...
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Oracle server session terminated by fatal error

I have an Oracle server running on Windows Server. When an INSERT statement runs I receive an Oracle Ora-00603 error. The insert statement just tries to insert a BLOB into a table. I searched the ...
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Use of hash functions in group by?

I'd use a listagg() to generate a list of components a certain customer has and compare it to another list generated the same way somewhere else to detect inconsistencies. The problem is that ...
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Which oracle (10g) template files (DBCA) can be be copied to different server for cloning?

I am trying to clone a schema from one Oracle 10g server to a different Oracle 10g server. I have created a database template (DBCA) from an existing database (structure and data). I have copied ...
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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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ORA-00449: background process 'MMON' unexpectedly terminated with error 448

I got the follwing error while running a query from Java: The database returned the following error: [Oracle] #11 ORA-00449: background process 'MMON' unexpectedly terminated with error 448 [Oracle] ...
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How do I import a dump for a deleted tablespace?

I'm trying to import a database dump, however I am encountering this error: ORA-39083: Object type TABLE:"MYSCHEMA"."MINF" failed to create with error: ORA-00959: tablespace '_$deleted$5$0' does not ...
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XML parsing failed

I'm using a query on a oracle db which extracts values from clobs using the xmltype function and an xpath. Unfortunately the query fails and reports a 'XML Parsing failed'. I assume that one of the ...
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Problem with SDO_AGGR_CONCAT_LINES in Oracle

I have a line consisting of 3 segments A, B & C A touches B at just one point, likewise for B & C The SDO_AGGR_CONCAT_LINES function returns a MULTILINE object (GType = 2006) rather than a ...
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Dealing with Invisible Referencers

Using Oracle database, suppose I have a parent table parent defined in schema A, and a child table child defined in schema B. To achieve this, schema A granted references privilege on parent to schema ...
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FATAL ERROR IN TWO-TASK SERVER: error = 12571

oracle9i/windows2003,java application. oracle crash, alert log file contains sdh_ora_4636.trc which contains: *** 2012-05-05 13:53:32.000 *** SESSION ID:(100.50539) 2012-05-05 13:53:32.000 FATAL ...
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ORACLE SSL using Microsoft Certificate Store for PKI

I am trying to set up PKI SSL authentication between client and server using a Microsoft Certificate Store. Client: Windows 7 64 bit with Oracle client 11.2.0.3.0 Server: Windows 2008 R2 64 bit with ...
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Diskless Oracle and persistent filesystems

I'm putting together a diskless Oracle database SLES image. What will need to be kept stateful? For example, what filesystems need to persist? Right now, the easy ones I know of are /home, /perf ...
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sdo_tune.quality_degradation returning negative values

While running the sdo_tune.quality_degradation function on one of our Oracle databases most of the results were around 1 but a number had values like -556127.225. Does this mean that these indexes ...
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Can not open oracle 10g database when migrated from oracle sql developer 1.5x to 3.1x

I have migrated from Oracle sql developer tool 1.5x to 3.1x and imported my connection settings with database 10g. When I try to open a connectionstring in the developer tool I get this message: ...
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What patch(es)/feature(s) to Oracle provide the column avg_hard_parse_time on v$sqlstats?

I have some profiling scripts which work in some environments, but not others; the odd thing is that it doesn't seem terribly consistent across versions, so I'm guessing there's some patch or feature ...
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FREETEMPORARY on blob with no reference

In Oracle 11g, we are using XMLELEMENT to get records from tables. The problem seems to be, however, that we are calling SELECT XMLELEMENT(...).getClobVal() from DUAL; which is eating our temp ...
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What can cause [DataDirect][ODBC Oracle Wire Protocol driver]Connection refused.?

The Title speaks for itself. We have this error message on the client side of the application. The devs suspect a problem on the database. The alert log on the database shows no errors at all. The ...
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Question on Oracle database table compress option?

How come a compress enable table (name as ABC) when created (Oracle 11g R1), but after merging with a partitioned table's partition with data which is not compressed, then the table (ABC) auto ...
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Error starting up OC4J_EM: java.sql.SQLException: Logical handle no longer valid

I'm trying to launch the OPMN-managed process OC4J_EM, which is needed for Oracle's Enterprise Manager. When I run use the startall or startproc command, I get an error: failed to start a managed ...
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Convert the Highvalue of user_partition in varchar2

I have a requirement where I would like to use the HIGH_VALUE field of user_partition table as a Varchar2 or TimeStamp value and I would like to get it used as a Function in SQL Query. Something like ...
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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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Excel and Oracle SQL Connection

I am connecting to an Oracle DB and return data with Excel 2010. I have setup the connection in my workbook and my connection string looks as follows, ...
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Out of memory error from Java stored procedure

I have a Java stored procedure inside Oracle 11g database. The procedure uses lots of memory, so I'm setting the max memory size in same session: create or replace function setMaxMemorySize(num ...
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PL/SQL recursive lookup with cursor

I basically have a need for recursing through data in my Oracle table so I can find related rows and send them out. It is a single table, a single ANSI SQL query seems not possible due to turin ...
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Is there a way to check which views have data? Oracle 11g

I'm undergoing a cleanup process for a data mart design. However, I want to get rid of any views (in the design) which result in having 1 or less rows of data. Instead of manually going through ...
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TAF vs SCAN in Oracle 11gR2

We are planning to use Oracle 11gR2 RAC. I am wondering if TAF is required to setup even when using SCAN in Oracle 11gR2 RAC. Please let me know if there are any advantages of using TAF along with ...
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php oracle 11g client side character encoding

My oracle 11g database has utf8 character encoding. And data like ä ö ü etc. Oracle is not on the same host as my php application. The database host can be a Windows 7 machine (in Windows-1252) and a ...
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Removing locks in Oracle without being admin

3 wild sessions each got a row exclusive lock in the same table: SELECT * FROM DBA_DML_LOCKS; How can I remove the lock without being admin? If I was admin I would list (SID, SERIAL#) of the ...
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Can we Audit Synonym Usage in Oracle?

When Auditing is enabled in Oracle, is there a way to differentiate Private Synonyms access from actual object access? For example If I have Table: S1.My_TABLE Private Synonym: S2.My_TABLE ...
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Maxing out the shared pool's memory by executing many UPDATE statements (ORA-04031)

I was executing a bunch of UPDATE statement. Around ~32.8K got executed and committed, then got the error: cx_Oracle.DatabaseError: ORA-04031: unable to allocate 3896 bytes of shared memory ...
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Oracle RAC takes forever dropping tables

We are seeing table drops consistently take tens of seconds on our Oracle 12c RAC. It appears to be spending on its time on reliable message waits. Which I think means that it asks the other node to ...
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Dmp file import create triggers error

I've taken a full database backup from one server to be moved to another using the following command (both using Oracle 11g): exp SYSTEM/password@db1 full=y grants=y rows=y file=backup.dmp And now ...
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write data on multiple storageNodes in oracle NoSQL

I'm using oracle NoSQL on ubuntu (newbie to both) and created 3 storageNodes (with 3 RN on each) in one computer on different ports (5000,6000 and 7000) in a store named mystore. Now I need to write 1 ...