Oracle is a RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) created by Oracle Corporation. It supports a large number of languages and application development frameworks. Its primary languages are SQL, PL/SQL and Java. Also included is support for C (Pro*C, OCI and EXTPROC), C++ (OCCI) and Java (JDBC) ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
569 views

Exporting from Oracle enterprise edition to standard edition reaches schemas limit

So, I'm trying to export an oracle database(10.2) from EE to SE over a networklink. It all works fine except that I'm hitting a limit. The database has 1335 schemas and it seems that I can't transfers ...
0
votes
1answer
305 views

ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress using Oracle Express

I am using Oracle Database 11g Express Edition. I'm on Windows 7-64Bit I get this error when trying to access the database: ORA-01033: ORACLE initialization or shutdown in progress I set up the ...
1
vote
2answers
93 views

Unexpectively slow data loading into Oracle

Big amount (4.000.000+) of files (1-4Mb each) are loading into Oracle 10g for about several days. Table is allocated in big tablespace, which was created on special volume (labeled BIG_VOL) over ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Having troubles creating table SQL [closed]

I'm new to SQL and Im trying to create a simple database, but I'm having problems with second one, I'm using Oracle Database express 11 and when I try to run this code I get error: Missing right ...
9
votes
3answers
552 views

Avoiding multiple `or` expressions

I have the following oracle SQL and its works and all but it's quite ugly with all of the ors. Is there a more concise way of doing this? SELECT * FROM foobar WHERE (SUBJECT ='STAT' and TERM ...
4
votes
2answers
72 views

TNS-12541 Error

I have grid installed in my pc but the problem is LISTENER does not start automatically. I have to start listener manually and then only LISTENER get started. But before starting listener if you check ...
1
vote
3answers
91 views

Linux kernel parameters for oracle

I wonder what are the optimal Linux kernel parameters for oracle 11g db on 64-bit system. I didn't find any detailed, good or full recommendations or best practices for this issue. Just found one ...
5
votes
1answer
992 views

Trying to copy a schema using impdp

I'm trying to copy a SCHEMA in its entirity using oracle's IMPDP tool. I've setup a database link back to itself and the link works fine. Then I'm running this: impdp username/password@instancename ...
4
votes
1answer
438 views

Is Oracle's dbms_utility.get_hash_value algorithm documented do reverse engineered anywhere?

I'm working with an existing database where passwords are hashed like this: DBMS_UTILITY.GET_HASH_VALUE(the_username || the_password, 1000000000, 1073741824) I know that this is bad for various ...
7
votes
1answer
371 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
230 views

Toad for Oracle 64-bit : 1603 - Fatal error during installation

I'm trying to install Toad for oracle client, my Toad version is 12.1 for 64 bit system, i have succeeded to install oracle client 12c for 64 bit system, but i have stumbled by a problem when ...
1
vote
1answer
175 views

ORA : 12519 No appropriate Service Handler

Sorry if my question has already been asked many times but I spent two days trying to solve it. I have a machine in which I had an Oracle database. Everything was working propertly until I added two ...
0
votes
3answers
105 views

Replacing the results of a row

I'm working with Microsoft Reporting Services 2008. In our database, we have a small group of confidential students that need to be taken into account for several queries. If they are a confidential ...
5
votes
2answers
343 views

Should I group by and then join, or join and then group by?

(oracle's optimizer does the same thing for both approaches when just two tables are involved, thus my question involves three tables) Assume three tables t1, t2 and t3 with a pairwise 1:n ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Update table from different table [closed]

UPDATE RBI.RBI_OV_F_DETAIL A SET (BRANCH_ID, BRANCH_NUMBER) = ( SELECT PRICE_BRANCH_ID, PRICE_BRANCH FROM RSE.RSE_SO_F_ORDERS B WHERE A.SOURCE_ID = ...
0
votes
1answer
137 views

Update Statement in SQL

I have one table named as temp_stock_reco. I have created one procedure for update two columns in that table. CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE TEST_RECPT_0705 is CURSOR RECEIPT IS select ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

How to set ADR Base directory correctly on OracleDB on Linux?

Installed Oracle Database on Linux based OS. Listener is ok. But Oracle is not. (I changed all angular brackets to vertical, because parser not shows angular brackets) ORA-48108: invalid value ...
0
votes
1answer
292 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Oracle 12G Merge subpartition data into partition

I have a Oracle 12G table which is interval partitioned (monthly) and list sub-partitioned. There is no longer a requirement to sub-partition the table and hence I would like to "merge" the data in ...
0
votes
1answer
263 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
254 views

Unable to create Central Inventory

I am Traying to install Oracle 11g on my Linux a have alrady config the varible and X-host but can,t able to Create Central Inventory my Central Inventory location is : /u01/app/u0 ** and ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

ORA-08102 while creating a view

I am learning PL/SQL programming. I'm trying to create a view with the following statement: create or replace view viewName as select ID from employees; The view creation throws the following ...
1
vote
2answers
50 views

Application testing: using multiple users in Oracle instead of mem H2. How to make it as fast as possible?

I decided to stop using H2 for obvious reasons (I have Oracle on production, compatibility mode is a fake). So, I wrote simple test framework which for each test in my application does the following: ...
1
vote
1answer
79 views

How to set the sequence to the last used id for all tables in Oracle?

I'm working on an open source elearning system called Moodle which usually uses MySql or Postgresql, but can also use MSSQL and Oracle. A client wishes to use Oracle, which I have limited experience ...
1
vote
2answers
72 views

Unable to describe table in oracle

I'm trying to get the description of a table in oracle because I need to know what foreign keys does it have and which tables they refer to. I'm using desc but all I get is "ORA-00900: invalid SQL ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

Unable to connect to Oracle from SQL Developer

below is the error Status : Failure -Io exception: The Network Adapter could not establish the connection It's connecting from my system but unable to connect from other systems on the ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Update different oracle database from different oracle database

I want to update a CLOB column in B Oracle 11g database using a CLOB column in A Oracle 11g database located in a different server. What are the different ways to do that? and which is the best and ...
0
votes
3answers
176 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Trouble setting up Nagios to monitor Oracle services

I've got an install of Nagios XI that doesn't seem to want to talk to any of my Oracle services here. I've pulled out the monitoring command and am running it manually, after setting ORACLE_HOME and ...
0
votes
1answer
69 views

Difference between alert log and archive log in oracle databases

I don't know anything about oracle databases. Actually I'm asking this question for my friend (He currently doesn't have access to internet!). He wanted to know that what's the difference between ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Graphical user interface to change data capture on Oracle [closed]

I'm learning how to implement change data capture in Oracle. However, not being a DB specialist but rather a developer, I find the process tedious with respect to other things that I have to do. I end ...
0
votes
0answers
94 views

Oracle - Slow queries without prepending schema name or providing hint

I am logged in as the schema owner in Oracle 11gR2 on Linux. I have 55 million rows in table. select max(col) from table; - takes 300 seconds (index full scan) select max(col) from schema.table; - ...
3
votes
2answers
47 views

Selecting minimum value in top grouping only

I have a query built in Oracle 10 which produces a set of data like this: EMP_ID WORK_DT TIME_TYPE ---------- --------- --------- 12345 19-DEC-14 10 12345 18-DEC-14 10 ...
9
votes
5answers
11k views

Cannot drop nonexistent constraint and cannot create it either

While testing some migration scripts with a copy of production data (scripts run fine with development data) I found a curious situation. A CONSTRAINT has changed so I'm issuing DROP + ADD commands: ...
0
votes
1answer
573 views

Export, based on query, into INSERT text file

I need to export some data into a file. The data are selected with a query that will often be made of multiple joins. I want the import operation to be as easy as possible. I was thinking of building ...
1
vote
2answers
72 views

How to compare an Oracle database with a Postgresql database?

We are currently migrating an Oracle database 10gR2 to a Postgresql database 9.3. Thanks to Hibernate, all tables can be recreated seamlessly. However, the Oracle database is huge. We are going to ...
1
vote
2answers
53 views

SQLPlus : default define settings

My workstation is Ubuntu 14.04. I have Oracle Express 11g installed. Whenever i run the define command in SQLPlus, is see the define _editor = "ed". Is there a way to change that permanently to gedit ...
1
vote
1answer
180 views

Can we migrate oracle database 10gR2 to cross platform

I want to know can we migrate Linux based oracle database 10gR2 (10.2.0.1.0) to windows server 2003 with oracle database 10gR2 (10.2.0.3.0). I have seen the documentation related to database migration ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

How to unify three separate tables having same data, same columns but tuples in different languages. Only one key(caption) is common to all

This needs to be done in order to complete the unification of many tables present in different databases with different languages. (Part of Dictionary Management, will have caption and messages where ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Oracle Golden Gate error 00146

I am deploying Oracle Golden Gate to sync data from Sql Server 2008 to Sql Server 2008. One of the extract process have stopped.This is the error: 2014-12-21 17:22:09 ERROR OGG-00146 Call to ...
3
votes
0answers
478 views

Use LDAP for name look up with Oracle Instant Client

Partly as a result of having problems with conflicting versions or bitness with the full installation of Oracle client, my development team (of which I'm a member) has been moving towards using Oracle ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Oracle SQL Statement alter index and add partition

I have an index in which I have to remove one column and reindex back for rebuild: ALTER INDEX <index_name> REBUILD; Is it possible to add partition when I rebuild an index. Partition will ...
0
votes
1answer
711 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

Expdp with metadata_only gives way too large dump. Why?

There is an oracle 11g schema with amount of data about 700 Gb. There are tables/indexes only in that schema, no procedures/packages. Doing expdp on that schema expdp schemas=TheSchema directory=dir ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Need help in incrementing the date in oracle

Error thrown as "Invalid number" while trying to increment the date. Given below is the query executed through sqlplus. Please help me on this. select ''''||to_date(:To_date, 'dd-mon-yyyy')+1||'''' ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

How to find out who is active and locking the oracle database?

At work, we are sharing oracle credentials among many developers. Often time team runs heavy adhoc queries on the database and it is causing lot of trouble to oracle server. We are working to fix ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Enumerate Oracle tables in PLSQL

How do you run a query to list all tables, or all tables where tableName like '%abc%'. Just poking around, I tried the following with no success: select * from SYS.TAB$ select * from SYS.OBJ$ ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Need help in putting the single quote and constant timestamp in plsql

Please help me in appending the Single quotes and constant timestamp to my query output. Given below is the expected output from my param file. Note: Query is executed through sqlplus Expected ...
1
vote
0answers
69 views

ORA-01406 while building a Sphinx index

We are getting ORA-01406 error while trying to build an index over Oracle DB using Sphinx: root@bdt:~# ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/xe/ NLS_LANG=AMERICAN_AMERICA.UTF8 indexer bsrpIndex ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Adding subpartitions to existing partitioned table

In Oracle 11g, is there a way to introduce subpartitions into an existing partitioned table? I cannot seem to find a combination of EXCHANGE and SPLIT partition that does the right thing. SPLIT will ...