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Dropped table not showing up in recycle bin

I tried dropping a table and then when i viewed the recycle bin nothing was there in it . Earlier too i dropped tables many a times but I was surprised to find no objects whatsover in it . What's the ...
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Running a query over the network multiple times seems to choke performance, how can I pinpoint the problem?

Background: Oracle 11g running on Windows 2003 x64 SP2 on a 3.06GHz Xeon X5675 with 16GB RAM Over the past 3 weeks, a query I used to run approximately every 5 minutes has started to respond very ...
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SQL query for all combinations without repetition

I need a function for calculating combinations without repetition from a list. Example: I have a list of names e.g. Tom Bob Paul Tina Now I need a list of 3 names out of the 4 without having a ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manager - Where do I find the error logs?

I'm not familiar with oracle management. The problem is when I try to connect to the enterprise manager through the Web browser I get this error: In english: "Internal Error has occurred. Check ...
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Login / Password for Oracle Enterprise Manager in VM template?

I want to setup Oracle Enterprise Manager to access our development Oracle databases. I downloaded the following VM template from https://edelivery.oracle.com/EPD/Search/handle_go Oracle VM ...
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ORA-12154: TNS:could not resolve the connect identifier specified

I've initially posted this question on serverfault.com, but because lack of answers decided to post it here... I'm trying to use bat file/CLI to run SQL script against certain Oracle database with ...
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Queries hang when accessing Oracle via ODBC and Python

I have Python scripts running on a Windows 2003 server that access an Oracle 11g database in the US via VPN. I am in the UK. We have recently moved offices and upgraded our broadband speed. Some of ...
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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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What is the distinction between ALL_PROCEDURES and DBA_PROCEDURES, and other schema tables?

I recently failed to find a known procedure when searching ALL_PROCEDURES, and on a whim tried DBA_PROCEDURES: lo, there it is. The doc pages (ALL_; DBA_) both say "...lists all functions and ...
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Is there a way to pass to execute immediate only once a variable but use it several times?

I have a Cursor that gets its data from a script along these lines: OPEN myCursor FOR SELECT value1 AS Value1, myPackage.function1 (value1, :myId) AS Result1, myPackage.function2 (value1, :myId) ...
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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 to dump data from Oracle to MySql

In my migration project, i need to dump the data from oracle to mysql. So is there any utility or way i can do this operation? The data dump file in the form of .dmp.
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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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Oracle RMAN Incremental update or merge questions

1- Does Oracle RMAN support Incremental Update/Merge option for device type SBT ? Or its only supported for Disk ? 2 - During an update/merge operation during the incremental backup, does RMAN write ...
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How to reference a table from another schema inside a package?

I am using TOAD to create a package in a Schema that I have am owner. My package uses tables of another schema. The package has a procedure that uses a cursor. When I create the package I get ...
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Tablespace of an index organized table

I'm want to finde the tablespace of an indexed organized table with primary key. With dba_segments I can only find the tablespace for the primary key. But how I find the tablespace for the table?
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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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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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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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Why ORA-00932: Inconsistent Types error?

Sorry for the meaningless title, but I couldn't think up a better one. I'm using Oracle 11g r2. The following query raise ORA-00932 error: SELECT BBB.FIELD1 FROM TABLE0 AAA JOIN (SELECT * FROM ...
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How to limit select output from sqlplus?

I stop using SQL Developer as found more convenient to use SQL Plus inside Emacs SQLi mode. SQL Developer on selects with large amount of rows show only few rows. But SQL Plus tend to dump all rows ...
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How to disable oracle's MAX_ENABLED_ROLES limit

How to disable oracle's MAX_ENABLED_ROLES limit or expand the value of limitation. [oracle 10g (win32)]
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Bypassing Password Verify Function

I am considering making a recommendation to enforce a password verify function that will not allow users to change their own passwords. My understanding of the PASSWORD_VERIFY_FUNCTION in Oracle is ...
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Design of an application log database

We are generating logs like following example(this is a table no actual pipes): 2014-06-10 09:00:03.457 | Channel1 | Operation3 | Function15 | 15ms 2014-06-10 09:00:08.245 | Channel2 | Operation5 | ...
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Table design for multi-type data

The information model I am modelling from includes an "any type". For example a customer can have zero or more 'entries' each of which can have a number of values. Each value could be a either date, ...
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Oracle patching

Hi everyone I'm a student and I need a help with Oracle patch's. My DB 10.2.0.5.0 I don't understand how to check which of CPU and PSU patch's were installed. When I try to use sql select * from ...
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General question on dbms_stats

General question on dbms_stats and auto sample size? what is the impact of having IOTs with overflows and you switch to auto_sample_size and enable approximate NDV . How does it impact?
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What is the disadvantage of maintaining both row and column table storage?

I just watched Oracle's In Memory database release. I can understand that removing a lot OLAP indexes accelerated the database a bit. But does that really mean maintaining 2 table storages doesn't ...
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Finding why an Oracle listener got automatically restarted

I got the following message in the <listnername>.log file. I want to find out the reason why it got automatically shutdown and restarted again with different PID. 03-MAR-2013 03:00:57 * ...
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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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Oracle installation fails due to ORA-00443

I hope that you help me to resolve my problem. I'm trying to install Oracle 11g on RHEL 6. All prerequisites are ok, but I'm getting such error during step "Creating and starting Oracle instance". The ...
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Internal query on CDEF$ and CON$ very CPU bound

I am checking an application (Infor ERP LN) that loads a lot of data into an oracle 10.2 database. While checking one of the user sessions with SQL_TRACE and its output with tkprof, I found that the ...
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Oracle database startup fails several times. Giving ksvcreate

Last night my production server database (ORACLE 10.2.04) was showing me number of connection exceeded as some times it show me. Then as usual I shut down abort my database then at the time database ...
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Error exp oracle XE on centos

i have a problem when i try to export ... Connected to: Oracle Database 11g Express Edition Release 11.2.0.2.0 - 64bit Production Export done in WE8MSWIN1252 character set and AL16UTF16 NCHAR ...
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Sql Server VS Oracle Differences in(Cursor)?

Sql Server code with a cursor would be considered "bad code" by many in SQL Server world. But in Oracle Cursors are very much accepted as good practice in Oracle world. Normaly i am Searching ...
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Connect to sql plus from command line using connection string

Let's say I have a Oracle database. I have a username = x, password = y, database = z. Also I know the port = a, SID = b, Hostname = c. So how do I need to connect correctly? I used many options ...
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sqlplus is not starting

I have a strange error on a Red Hat machine. InstantClient is installed in and ORACLE_HOME is set to /opt/oracle/product/112030_cl_64/cl/ The user which installed the client was oracle:oinstall. My ...
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Designing Simple Schema for Disaggregation of Demand Forecast

I am doing a simple database design task as a training exercise where I have to come up with a basic schema design for the following case: I have a parent-child hierarchy of products (example, Raw ...
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Arabic characters not displaying in oracle database

We have a Oracle database 8.1.7 running for many years on Win-2000. We wanted to move the database on a newer machine running Win 2003. I did the following I made a cold backup of old database. ...
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Difference between oracle database desktop and server class

I installed oracle database 11g enterprise edition to my laptop. When i was installing oracle, at the beginning i selected Desktop Class (not server class) option. Now i am trying to make remote ...
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Duplicate database for standby returns error ORA-19625: error identifying file /home/oracle/stdbyctrl.ctl

I'm working on creating duplication scripts for standby purposes. and it's constantly failing even though the backups are located in the exact same folder. DB structure is identical and spfile is ...
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Save and restore specific tables

in an Oracle 11.2 Database, Enterprise Edition, we are running calculations divided into 3 different "modules". These modules can be started on their own, but not parallel, so in between users are ...
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Can I run DDL in pretend mode in Oracle

I have a script to drop several objects in the database (including queues) -- when it partially fails I need to recreate the objects that have already been dropped to continue testing the script. For ...
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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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exporting oracle tables on command line as sql files

I use exp and expdp to export database tables on command line but it generates binary .dmp files. I want to export/import tables as .sql* files on command line like pl/sql developer app can do. Is ...
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ORA-00338: log # of thread # is more recent than control file

We are facing the following error on our production database: ORA-00338: log # of thread # is more recent than control file The database crashed and there was no recovery action. What could I ...
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Oracle 11g listener fails with ORA-12514 and ORA-12505 errors

I run an instance of Oracle 11g locally on my development machine and can connect to the local instance directly via SqlPlus: c:\>sqlplus ace SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.2.0 Production on Mon Mar ...
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Possible Inconsistency Among System Tables

Is there a reason that there would be a significant difference in the number of records in the DBA_USERS table and the USER$ table?
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What is the difference between Schema and Database in Oracle?

In oracle, Datafile are system files where actual data is stored.The collection to datafile make Tablespace and atlast database is collection of tablespaces Correct me if I am wrong on the concepts ...
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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 ...