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Special characters in Oracle utl_http request

When calling a web service using utl_http, the calls fail when the SOAP envelope contains characters like ¿, ± or º. IS http_req utl_http.req; http_resp utl_http.resp; request_env ...
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How to move 200 materialized views without having to re-create in the new home

I am moving a database with 200 materialized views into a new server. All of them are 'fast refresh' materialized views , means they have corresponding materialized view logs, in this case sitting on ...
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Split a string in different columns on basis of no of spaces

i want to split a string in different columns in the following manner through oracle Input String: hello how are you doing Output: hello how, how are, are you, you doing please help guys.. !! ...
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netca failed during installation of Oracle 12c on Windows

I have installed Oracle 12c on Windows Server 2008 and during installation it shows the following warning: [INS-20802] oracle net configuration assistant failed When I click retry it continues ...
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Union of data from all tables with name containing a substring

I have 500+ tables all containing a column called COLUMNDATA. The table names are like: TABLE_FIRST, TABLE_SECOND, ... ,TABLE_FIVE_HUNDREDTH. What I am trying to get is a column containing all the ...
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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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Sqlplus parameterized query via file

I would like to issue a parameterized to Oracle via sqlplus with all the the parameters provided in a text file. Is there a way to do this? The query has more parameters than is reasonable for a ...
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How to populate another column with a sequence value generated for an identity column?

I have a table that has a column that is determined by a sequence using the identity column thing, so after a record is inserted (or during, I'm not sure how it works behind the scenes, only that it ...
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Error with my trigger. What should I do?

This trigger fails when it's called: create or replace TRIGGER UNIQUE_PHYSICIAN_TRG BEFORE INSERT ON UNIQUE_PHYSICIAN FOR EACH ROW BEGIN <<COLUMN_SEQUENCES>> ...
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How to do a while loop to delete rows based on rowcount?

I have the following scenario: A table with > million records. And i need to create a loop that delete 10000 rows per time based on the column number of rows, so if in the end of the execution the ...
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oracle DB connection - hostdef extension doesn't exist

I am trying to connect to an Oracle DB through ERwin, yet I keep getting this error message: I know that the DB exists, as my coworkers are accessing it. The Username and Password are also correct, ...
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Strange error in trace file for NSAn standby process

One of the Oracle databases I help manage is the primary in a standby configuration, with two standby databases. I started finding repeated entries in the alert log on the primary for a failure to ...
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all_tables and dba_segments giving different space occupied by the same tables

When I ran the below queries they gave different space occupied by the same table: select bytes/1024/1024 as space, owner from dba_segments where segment_name='PARAMETER_STATUS'; SPACE OWNER ...
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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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How to export a MySQLtable with a longBLOB column to an Oracle database?

In MySQL I have a table: Select * from Dummy; Columns like below: id name salary binary_col 1 a 100 A.pdf 2 b 200 b.pdf 3 c 300 c.pdf 4 d 400 d.pdf 5 e 500 e.pdf ...
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Why the Order by clause avoid index scan and taking long time in Oracle 11g

I am facing problem on query when i run with ORDER BY clause it perform TABLE ACCESS and at the same time if i comment the ORDER BY clause then the query start using index . Anybody answer me why ...
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In Oracle, when you update an SDO_GEOMETRY column with the same value is the MDSYS SPATIAL_INDEX updated?

Because generating and updating a spatial field is relatively expensive we want to avoid it when possible. Here is the relevant bit of our schema: +---------+---------------+ |LATITUDE ...
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compare 2 tables with minus with a SDO Geometry shape column

if I have a column like SHAPE: CREATE TABLE SOL_PUBLIC.PUNCTE_PERIMETRU_SIT ( ID NUMBER(10) NOT NULL, NUMAR NUMBER(19), X ...
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Connect Oracle cloud Database using JDBC java [migrated]

I have database username and password to access oracle db and also have service url like https://X-X.X.X.oraclecloudapps.com/apex/. Can anybody know how to connect this db using JDBC connection. I ...
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Oracle.exe (SHAD) process keeps increasing

I have an Oracle Server 11g that we use for integration tests. For some reason, the processes count [select count(*) from v$process;] keeps increasing up to the limit, causing ORA-12514: TNS:listener ...
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Oracle Compatible Parameter to set

Is there any difference in setting the Compatible Parameter to 11.2.0.0 vs 11.2.0.4 ? Are there any advantages / dis-advantages ?
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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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Filtering by minimum value per group problem

I have a select statement, which when simplified produces the following: +------------+----------+-----+ | Group | Name | ID | | vegetables | potatoes | 1 | | vegetables | carrots | 6 ...
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Oracle 11g r2: Cannot create partition on timestamp field

I have data with a timestamp field of the form '2014-01-01 00:00:00.99' in one of the columns. I want to create a new partition for the table every month. For this I did something like this. CREATE ...
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Connecting 4 tables - finding some differences between them

I have 4 tables in a Oracle database: SOL_PUBLIC.SOL_CHEST@RACDB (PUB): ID ... 100 ... 200 ... 300 ... SOL_PUBLIC.COORD@RACDB (PUB): ID FK_ID_CHEST x y 1 100 11 11 2 200 ...
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Installing oracle 9i on windows 7

Is it possible to install oracle 9i on windows 7 32 bit? And where can i download the standalone oracle http server?
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Unable to start Oracle Database Server : Get an error as I try to start it

I just installed Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2 for windows.It created a short cut icon on the desktop : but as I click this icon I see this dialog box : What is it ? How do I ...
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Keeping messages in a backup table after dequeue is completed

I would like to transfer the enqueued messages to a backup table after they have been dequeued. Currently we are using DBMS_AQ.DEQUEUE with mode dequeue_mode := DBMS_AQ.REMOVE. So after the message ...
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SQL Developer - trying to import an excel file into a table

I'm trying to import an excel file into a table. The excel file has dates in the following format: 20/08/2008 12:00:00 AM and I am telling SQLDEV the following: DD/MM/YYYY H24:MI:SS AM To import the ...
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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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Modify LISTAGG query for 10g

below mentioned code for cursor works only in Oracle 11g, as LISTAGG() function introduced starting version 11g. I need to adapt this code for Oracle 10g. Any help would be appreciated. SELECT ...
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Find columns referenced by virtual column expression

Does anyone know of any Oracle dictionary views that hold references of 'real' columns to virtual columns? For example lets say I have a table like this: create table t ( c1 varchar2(5) ,c2 as (c1 ...
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ora-12705 cannot access NLS data files or invalid environment specified

I have i'm installing oracle in machine 12c, while installing everything goes smoothly but when it reach to database creation it passes two step. cleaning up failed stat copying database file ...
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Why can't I drop this Oracle datafile - even though it seems empty?

This system is Oracle 11.2.0.3.0, using ASM. We had an issue where there seemed to be a corruption issue of some kind - every time a row tried to get inserted into the table, we'd get the following: ...
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Oracle installation requires old rpm versions, what to do?

I am installing Oracle 11g R2 on OEL6. I run the following command, for to check only prerequisites ./runInstaller -silent -responseFile /0/grid/response/crs_install_mk.rsp -executePrereqs It ...
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Linking Oracle 10g XE with SQL server using ODBC

I am connecting Oracle 10 XE with an SQL server 2008 using ODBC in windows 7. I have successfully done following steps: Configured ODBC and test it, runs ok! Configured listener in tnsnames.ora and ...
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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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SQL Server Replication: Central Subscriber : Loading data in the same table

I have configured a Transactional Replication from Oracle (11g) to SQL Server 2014. I have many clients with the same database and we want to have a Multi-Publisher and only one Subscriber. The ...
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Unable to create Central Inventory

I'm trying to install Oracle 11g on Linux and have already configured the variables and X-host but can't able to create Central Inventory. My Central Inventory location is /u01/app/u0 and group name ...
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Check if an index exists by comparing columns

We are currently using ALL_IND_COLUMNS to check if an index exists by its name or the columns it is using. The problem is that we can only check if the index exists with columns in a specific order. ...
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insufficient privileges while executing oracle stored procedure?

Im getting insufficient privileges error while executing the following oracle stored procedure. Im using Oracle Database 10g Express Edition. CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE sp_update_acounts( ...
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how to prevent an oracle block corruption from duplicating a database with a few nologging tables

I got a few data corruptions in a test db when I performed a duplicate from a production db where a few tables have the nologging option. Oracle support suggested to turn on the force logging option ...
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Oracle: Output not shown even if SERVEROUTPUT variable set to ON [closed]

I was wondering why the output is not being shown even if I set the SERVEROUPUT variable to ON. I have the following annonymous block code: DECLARE v_rec_count number:=0; BEGIN for rec in ...
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“sqlplus as sysdba” startup error

My setup: Oracle 11g 32G RAM 8 CUP threads Three oracle instances have been running. But running this: sqlplus "/as sysdba" gives me a prompt: Connected to an idle instance. When I issue ...
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Different user can not access table

I have sysdba user and with that login I created a number of tables in db. After that I created one more user by login with sysdba. But this second user can not have access of tables that has been ...
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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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Not receiving archivelogs from production to remote side

I have a scenario in which we have Designed data guard. Where we have 2 standby sides. One standby is located locally and 2nd standby is located on remote side. The distance between local and remote ...
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Oracle Enterprise Manager Installation

First I install oracle 11g database with this configuration Step 2 of 9 I selected Create and configure a database Step 3 of 9 I selected Desktop Class Step 4 of 8 Global database name: Blitz ...
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Using wm_concat to concatenate rows, but in an order determined by another column

Let's say I have 3 columns: p_id, description, order_by. I am trying to do the following: I would like to concatenate the description for all like p_id values. So we are talking a group by p_id ...
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Oracle connection suddenly refused on windows 8

I am having all kinds of connection issues with sql developer all of a sudden. It was working till yesterday and stopped working on windows 8 machine. i am still able to connect via command prompt. ...