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Service privileges for Patch Download? (Oracle 11gR2)

I first asked this question on stackoverflow, but someone pointed out that this might be the appropriate site. Hope I am doing this right. To perform tests in advance of an upgrade from Oracle 11gR2 ...
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Clob (Swift message) data in Oracle table

I have swift data in clob column and want to insert this data in multiple columns in different table. create table test_swift (id number , block4 clob ); insert into test_swift values (123, ...
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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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Help with Oracle Pipelined function

I have a pivot where I have a contract with tank numbers separated by ; and I've been given this example to pivot them down into rows (which works): SELECT oks_c.contract_number, ...
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Oracle Duplicate Database with no archived logs

I am trying to perform a duplicate operation from one server to another (testing disaster recovery) on oracle 11g. I am very much still learning about Oracle. The system is not in production, it is ...
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select row where a couple of column values is different [closed]

I have a table A with thoses columns : date, ip, created_by. I would like to display date, ip and created by of rows where for one ip it exists different created_by. Thank you I explain more : ...
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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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How to count number of rows inside Oracle dump file?

I have a huge (38Gb after bzip2) Oracle EXP dump file. It contains one table. Such big dumps usually end up with an error, but in fact contain the full table. Earlier I was importing these tables ...
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Procedure to update tables when the difference of values is less than 10% [closed]

I use Oracle database. I have 2 tables. Table1 with the following details: Table-1 emp.no | salary 1 | 2000 2 | 3000 3 ...
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Loading XML documents to Oracle 11g DB with control file

I am using Oracle 11g XML database and trying to load XML documents to this DB with a control file and the sqlldr utility. All these XML files have an element that contains a date string with time ...
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How to recreate or restore Corrupted Data Files in Oracle 11g

Few days back ago my power cable went down and I was working in Oracle. So after power cable restoration when I tried to login to SQL PLus: It did not let me to login and I got error "Oracle ...
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Stored procedure using cursors [closed]

I am attempting to create a procedure using cursors to list the average salary of all employees on a per department basis. I am using three tables, defined as emp (eid, ename, age, salary) works ...
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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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ASM diskgroup drop from another ASM instance

I have created long time back one ASM RAC setup and I created one diskgroup with some name say xyz. I think that instance is gone but the diskgroup was not dropped exclusively using command: drop ...
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startup mount issues with Oracle

I am a newbie with Oracle so bear with me. I am trying to simply shutdown and restart an Oracle db instance on a Windows Server 2008 machine (Oracle 11.2.0). Logged in via sqlplus, I issue the ...
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Set Oracle Home (install Oracle Home) for Toad 12.6

I had Toad 11.5 and I'm trying to install Toad 12.6, to connect to Oracle 11g on a 64-bit Windows 7 machine. No matter what I try, when I start Toad 12.6, I get the error: "No valid Oracle clients ...
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How to select a row based on the maximum value of a column, when ties are expected

SUBSCRIBER DATE TIME VALUE aaa 23-04-2015 04:04:07 10 aab 23-04-2015 12:04:32 5 bbb 23-04-2015 01:04:05 20 bbb 23-04-2015 ...
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Migrating Oracle 9i database to MySql database on a different Windows Server

I need to migrate my Oracle 9i database with all its tables from windows server 2003 to MySql on another Windows Server 2012. The oracle database is connected to Visual Studio web project. I have ...
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How to create a function(table_name) that return a collection in Oracle?

I need to create a function in Oracle that accepts a table name and return a collection the content of which is based the table that accepted. I've been doing some search, many examples are of the ...
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Is there any way to use “like” operator during oracle table partitioning

I am using Oracle 11g database and I have 45 million records. I want to partition the table, but if it's possible for partitioning to support the like operator then it will be much helpful for me. In ...
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How to download Oracle Database 11g release 2 for Mac OS

I have been trying to download Oracle Database 11g release 2 for mac os but in the given link by oracle I can only see Linux x86 and Linux x86-64. Is this ok to use this Linux file for installing ...
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Oracle - Using index on unique constraint, what the deal?

Using Druid to generate SQL script for Oracle, I have seen a difference between the version 3.10 and 3.13 and I would like to understand what going on. SQL generated by Druid 3.10 : CREATE TABLE ...
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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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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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How to separate out individual sql statements from Oracle SQL script for execution from java code

I have Oracle DB 11g Enterprise Edition and I want to execute sql script from my java code. I am reading this sql script from a .sql file and the script contains statements such as create table, ...
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How to format sql-plus-spool-file to *.csv with all columns in one line and row-content with linebreaks as one field?

I am not a professional, sorry. But perhaps you can help me anyway ... I have a table with 27 columns and within the rows data with linebreaks. When I try to export selected rows with sql-plus ...
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Variable Substitution

I am working in TOAD for Oracle and am trying to use variable substitution in my coding. I have been able to get variable substitution to work in the code body pressing F5: Define Value = '1.5' ...
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Insert into table from a query to a linked database hangs

I have a schema with some database links to other schemas that we use to pull data from. We pull the data into a staging table, massage it, and then do some merges into our schema/database. The data ...
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Printing comments or statements when executing script to a output file using TOAD/ORACLE

Coming from a SQL SSMS enviorment, I would like to duplicate their 'Print' Command which allows you to print commands or variables while executing a query. I am looking for this feature to help ...
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Is it possible to create a view in one database from another database in oracle when databases are different machine?

Lets say I have a oracle database db1(actually user) in machine A and another database db2 in machine B. Is it possible to create view in db2 from db1.If possible how ?
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Oracle 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4

I'm planning to upgrade 3 instances of Oracle (all same Oracle Home) from 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4. I'm going through the installer and I get to the question about Upgrade or install just the database ...
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Oracle Rac With Scan Error

I have installed Oracle RAC with ASM on Oracle Linux 5.8. My database version is 11.2.0.1. I have 2 node in my plan and all of them are active. I set scan in my DNS server but I can not connect to ...
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Specify NLS-Settings during Oracle installation under Windows

Is there an easy way to specify NLS parameters for the database during the installation? We want to install a new database (environment: Windows). For testing purpose we need NLS settings for ...
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Formatting a DATE type in an Oracle database to only accept MMDD

Is there a way to limit the inputs into a DATE type in an Oracle database to only accept inputs formatted with only the day and month (not including the year)?
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CALL Procedure(Function) = Trigger?

I have discovered some strange behavior in Oracle 11g, and I'm wondering if anyone has an explanation for it. The gist is that when I use a function that contains a commit/rollback/savepoint within a ...
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Why is my PL/SQL procedure so slow?

I have this sub-procedure in a fairly large program, and it is taking hundreds of times longer than comparable sub-procedures. Is there any way I could improve efficiency here? None of this ...
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my oracle db won't open please help

This is what happens when I try to query as DBA: SQL*Plus: Release 11.2.0.1.0 Production on Mon Nov 10 22:28:00 2014 Copyright (c) 1982, 2010, Oracle. All rights reserved. Enter user-name: sys ...
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How to set Persian calendar,currency,numbers,date and time and text in oracle database?

I have installed oracle database 12c on my laptop. I want to be able to store text,numbers,calendar,currency,... in my local language (Persian) in database tables and also show contents in Persian ...
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Security for Oracle linked server from SQL Server

I'm trying to make the linked server from SQL Server 2005 to Oracle more secure by not having user/pass on "Be made using this security context:" fields so only a specific user can access the data ...
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Startup oracle database 12c manually with SQL*Plus command not when OS loads (solved)

I changed oracle instance to manually start from services.msc (service name is "OracleServiceORCL"), Because I want to start it up manually with SQL*Plus commands whenever I want, not with OS load. ...
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How to restore 11gR2 fullbackup to 12c database in rman

I need to transfer my database from Oracle 11gR2 to 12c database. It will be in same computer. I took full backup of Oracle 11gR2 database. Then I remove Oracle 11gR2. I installed Oracle 12c and I ...
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Is possible do an online snapshot backup , without archive logs at Oracle Database?

Using Oracle Database Standard Edition 11r2 . I'm looking a way to backup the database with zero downtime , using a snapshot of datafiles (LVM snapshots) and without need backup de archive logs. ...
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Oracle selective redo log shipping

We are planing to setup an Oracle 12c RAC with a Logical standby in the DR site. Since data consistency is extremely important, we our planning to setup redo log shipping to be in SYNC mode. Our ...
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Stored procedure - list of strings as an out variable. How do I do this? [migrated]

I have a pl/sql procedure that will be called from a web application. It needs to return a list of Strings. How would I do this? Oracle Database 11g Release 11.1.0.6.0 - Production PL/SQL Release ...
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Getting milliseconds elapsed during a stored PL/SQL procedure

I've been using sysdate to time procedures, but a lot of my procedures are very small procedures that get called thousands of times. Is there a way to get milliseconds elapsed instead of seconds? I ...
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ORA-12899: importing a .dmp file + character set conversion

I'm working on a django project on Ubuntu 10.04 with Oracle Database Server , so I've installed: Oracle Database 10g xe universal Rel.10.2.0.1.0 cx_Oracle-5.0.4-10g-unicode-py26-1.x86_64 When I ...
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Group-by in an Oracle database

on an Oracle database. If I make an: select id,id_operator,denumire,cod_fiscal,loc_den,str from rap where is_punct_lucru=1 and id_operator in ( select id_operator from rap where ...
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Oracle password has expired, however I have no way of changing it

When I connect to my local development database, I get an error saying the password has expired. I've been trying to change it with sqlplus to no avail: C:\>sqlplus ...
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How to disable flashback query logging for a specific table (Oracle)?

We have a specific table that has a lot of activity and it creates a lot of change records. The consequence is that the flashback data only goes back a couple of days. That is OK for many cases but it ...
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ORA-16000 when trying to perform select on read only Oracle database

My application's SQL encounters an ORA-16000 error when trying to access a read only Oracle database. ORA-16000: database open for read-only access ORA-06512: at "SYS.XMLTYPE", line 272 ORA-06512: ...