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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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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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Oracle 11 table design for better performance for reports?

We have a requirement to design a report page. A few factors we have are: number of fields in report is 70 computed fields is going to around 14*8 (based on toggles) a filter is going to have ...
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Oracle Buffer Pool TARGET_SIZE is different from CURRENT_SIZE, but RESIZE_STATE is STATIC

According to the documentation for V$BUFFER_POOL, TARGET_SIZE shows that target size when resizing, but should be the same as CURRENT_SIZE if RESIZE_STATE is STATIC. However, on one of our databases ...
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Optimal way of loading, registering, indexing and querying a huge XMLDB

I've got 35 million highly structured XML documents, with a total size of 500 GB. An XSD is available for this data, and the end goal is to transform the data into an RDB. All fields can be considered ...
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While altering tablespace shows error tablespace does not exist

SQL> select * from v$tablespace where name = 'EXAMPLE'; TS# NAME INC BIG FLA ENC CON_ID 4 EXAMPLE YES NO YES 3 Above query shows that ...
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plsql script continue excution even there ar promt statement

I am facing new problem in plsql , i programmed a script for 200 line but ,there is no wrong but its weird wrong ,it means oracle doesnot inform with error ,but from human being it error like iam ...
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Check Oracle Service is Started from Batch Command

Uses: Oracle9i Standard Ed; I have a schedule which performs a Dump Import and afterwards the System Reboots itself, which is happening without any problem. After the System had rebooted, I have ...
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Oracle Calling a Procedure Returning a CURSOR in another Procedure

I have 2 packages and a procedures that return a sysref cursor. Now i want to call either of the 2 packages and procedures in another package and procedure that will take the decision on an input ...
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Are there any incompatibilities between Oracle 11 and 12?

I have an application which has been validated on an Oracle 11.2 database. A client has asked me whether they can use Oracle 12c instead as that is what their IT department would prefer. Is there an ...
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What is “good” single-block read latency?

Is there a reference anywhere that I can go and see what kind of single-block read latency I can expect from Oracle given a certain hardware configuration? I can run a query to show the current ...
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How to login as common user in Oracle using Toad?

I have created a common user in Oracle and the pluggable database name is pdborcl. I am able to login as sysdba with the common userid and password but not able to login as a normal user. Can anyone ...
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cronjob(script) that sends(mail x) the query co-ordinator SID whenever parallels are invoked in queries

i am a junior dba im looking for help with a shell script that needs to be put in the crontab(which runs every 15min) which sends(via mail x) the query coordinator session id(SID) and other details ...
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Oracle 11.2 Explain Plan takes too long

I'm using Oracle 11.2 SE on a 16GB Xeon E3 Linux machine as well as 11.2 XE on a 8GB i7 Win8 machine: SELECT banner FROM v$version: Oracle Database 11g Release 11.2.0.4.0 - 64bit Production PL/SQL ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...