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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Error starting up OC4J_EM: java.sql.SQLException: Logical handle no longer valid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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Which packages are required to install Oracle 11.2.0.3 on Solaris 11?

Where can I find information on which packages are required to install Oracle 11.2.0.3 on Solaris 11? The documentation only mentions Solaris 10. I tracked down the packages required for Solaris 10, ...
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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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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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What is the cost to create Materialized View log

Recently I ran DBMS_ADVISOR.TUNE_MVIEW and it gives me several lines to CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG ON "MYSCHEMA"."COMPANY" WITH ROWID CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW LOG ON "MYSCHEMA"."BOARD" WITH ...
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oracle emca refusing sys password

I want to reconfigure enterprise manager and change dbcontrol http port but emca is refusing the sys password yet am sure its the correct one am using with sqlplus and even logging onto em db web app. ...
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execute .sql script inside an anonymous pl/sql block which is invoked by a shell script

I got a shell script which connects to SQLPLUS and executes the .sql file like below: read a x=`echo $a | cut -d , -f 1` y=`echo $a | sed 's/.*,//'` c=`echo $USER | cut -c -2`"OPR"`echo $USER | ...
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question on oracle query performance/tuning

we have a query with large union all with a lot of tables. If that query gets hung up, it will hold up alter statements on those tables we should break the query up into individual ones to minimize ...
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Multiple rows to single row diff column

I have the following data: customerid ID_number 123 a1112 123 a1113 And my desired output is: 123 a112 a113 How can I accomplish that?
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Oracle right outer join SELECT statement with a table

I am trying to find out the tables that are in MONITORING.USAGE_TRACKING table in first place, along with the other tables that need to be analyzed. SELECT A.JOB_NAME, A.START_DATE from ...
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How to find out duplicate rows by using oracle 10g forms

I have developing one form by using oracle 10g for MRP changing.Here By using XL file upload that MRP will be changed.I have given that file model for you people.If my file have same Item but ...
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How best to export from Oracle Ent Ed (EE) to Oracle Express Edition (XE)?

I am aware that Oracle Ent Ed (EE) has more functionality than Oracle Express Ed (XE). But I would like to do a FULL export from EE to XE. Is this even possible? The only solution I can assume will ...
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How to write stdout or stderr to a particular file when using oracle dbms_scheduler to run external job?

I create a job like BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.CREATE_JOB ( job_name => 'job_testing', job_type => 'EXECUTABLE', job_action => ...
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Oracle Archiving deleted rows via trigger and trigger logging if error

I created table in new schema/user CREATE TABLE archive.table1 ( id NUMBER(10), name VARCHAR(45), created_at DATE, updated_at DATE, deleted_at DATE ); I granted access to that table for ...
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ORA-12518: TNS:listener could not hand off client connection ORACLE XE 11.2 x64

Im starting to be very very frustrated by this Oracle. So, I have installed Oracle XE 11.2 64 bit and ODAC121012_x64. I can start listener, I can do tnsping xe, but when I try to connect as via ...
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Trying to run a shell script from dbms_scheduler . Throws error no matter what the script is?

I am trying to run a shell script from a dbms_scheduler but am getting a bunch of errors :- the job defn :- BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.CREATE_JOB ( job_name => 'test_prog', ...
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ORA-02070: database does not support antijoin in this context

I don't think this is even a question, but in case someone has seen something like this before or has any thoughts besides 'file a bug with Oracle' (which I'm doing), I'd love to hear it. create ...
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Why does second instance of database not open?

SQL> startup ORACLE instance started. Total System Global Area 3841982464 bytes Fixed Size 2025392 bytes Variable Size 788531280 bytes Database Buffers ...
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How can I enable audit on selected accounts only to know where they logged on from?

I want to audit certain DB accounts (the ones used for applications), to know which machine the user is logging on from. To save space, I don't want to enable this audit for every account in the ...
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Migrate from mysql to oracle

I'm trying to migrate a db from mysql to oracle, I'm trying to follow the videos from the official page of oracle: Here! But I have a doubt, when I'm trying to do the step of "translate" I don't have ...
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Low performance oci_execute

I work with a PHP application that connects to an Oracle database. Sometimes, the PHP executes a large query from a large database the page loads for ages (more than 200s). But I've seen something ...
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IO Error: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection - with Oracle 11gR2. Connecting with SQL developer

I have installed Oracle 11g ON a RedHat6 linux instance, by following all the steps mentioned in "http://technologylair.net/2013/08/oracle-11g-installation-linux/#comment-50" I am trying to connect to ...
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Debugging long Oracle queries and identifying offending data for 'Expression type does not match a required type' error

I have a long running query with a large number of complex XQueries. This queries used to work but more recently it is giving me Expression type does not match a required type error. I suspect ...
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increased tablespace but dba_tablespace_usage_metrics order shows same

Although I appear to have solved the problem of the tablespace being full I am perplexed that after altering the the datafile size that the tablespace size has remained the same. What is it that I ...
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Running DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT package under other user than SYS

I want to run DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT package under user CENTRUMADMIN. But error occurs even when I try to run this part of code: BEGIN DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT.init_cleanup( audit_trail_type => ...
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What are the key points while using Oracle12c as application database

We want to use Oracle12c database as the default data store for our application. We would not be using the plugable database features ; only single instance standalone database. The database would be ...
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I use sqlDBx to connect oralce 12c, cannot connect

My computer is 64 bit.The sqlDbx that I am in the official website to download. I am a Chinese, hope ace to help me,thanks a lot !
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Archive Logs not applied on Primary Database

I have a oracle database and some archive logs in the primary database have not been applied. When I run SELECT THREAD#, SEQUENCE#, APPLIED FROM V$ARCHIVED_LOG order by SEQUENCE# I get the following ...
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INDEX SKIP SCAN performance on Index where first columns only contain 1 value

We're running an Oracle 11.2.0.3 database and have a table with above 10 columns in it. There is a non-unique index over all these columns. For simplicity in this example, lets assume the columns are ...
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10.2.0.5 RAC instance running on Linux-64 recieved KEWRRFC: Remote Flush slave Failed, return code: 2

Last Friday one of two instances in our 10.2.0.5 RAC cluster was non-responsive after logging the following messages. We ended up rebooting the node and it came up successfully. While I will likely ...
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How to fix type conversion error in Data Flow task?

I have an SSIS job with a data flow task having an OLEDB source and OLEDB destination. I am moving almost 40,000 rows from one DB to another DB. In my SQL query**(Source**) , i have 10 columns all ...
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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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Oracle 9i Low performance on Windows Server Enterprise 2003

I'm facing some problems with performance with my Oracle database running on a virtual machine with Microsoft Windows Server Enterprise 2003 with 8GB RAM. It works pretty well after the database is ...
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How to startup a oracle database with sql plus or with any developer tool without connecting to the Database

How to startup a database without connecting to Database. Actually what I did is I shutdown my database and then my sql plus screen hanged and so closed unhandled. then I tried to connect my ...
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Running materialized view refresh in parallel

I have a large materialized view that is refreshed periodically (complete refresh) and I would like to do it in parallel. I can already run the query part in parallel but the problem is (much slower) ...
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How to find the estimated time for ORACLE SQL Query

Help to find out the following I have 8 million rows in an Oracle table, and this is being queried by a BI tool every day and taking more time. Is there any like explain plan that will give me a ...
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connect to oracle db server remotely

I have Oracle 9i db installed on machine connected to the internet behind nat ,and the Oracle DB server is listening on default port 1521,and when I connect over lan to DB server its worked ...
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Uninstalling Oracle Database Products: Which & How to?

Long time reader, first time poster. For our client's project we are using Oracle 11g. It's a simple C# web application so we are using Oracle's most basic components. Now my project team has been ...
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Impdp over DB_LINK failing with ORA-31631

I am getting below error message while trying to execute impdp between our SIT and UAT environments: ORA-31631: privileges are required ORA-39149: cannot link privileged user to non-privileged user ...
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ORACLE 10.2.0.5 DB: How can I start replication of an existing schema into a new database with zero downtime

Please, note that I'm limited to Materialized view replication and datapump, so my question is whether the above can be done within my specified scope: Ensure no transactions in the database for ...
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Find out profile creation date

Our DBA says that a specific profile was created but we cannot find out its name (and it wasn't provided by the DBA). We want to find out by looking at the profile creation date. How does one find ...
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Archive log backup error and backup completed with errors

My prod DB backup completed with errors stating the below error. RMAN-00571: =========================================================== RMAN-00569: =============== ERROR MESSAGE STACK FOLLOWS ...
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Bcrypt in Oracle

I am trying to save the user password using Bcrypt algorithm in Oracle 11g. I know this can be done in Java easily, but in this case i want to do this in DB side. Can any one help me in achieving ...
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Where can I download jvm files for oracle on ubuntu

I want to install Java packages for oracle, and I found following files in the internet. @?/javavm/install/initjvm.sql; @?/xdk/admin/initxml.sql; @?/xdk/admin/xmlja.sql; @?/rdbms/admin/catjava.sql; ...