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Installing scott schema for oracle 11g express

I want to install scott schema, a sample database in oracle. But in express edition, I can't find out it. Please help me install it on Oracle 11g express. I'm a newbie, pls help me
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TNS-12535: TNS:operation timeout

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 with Oracle Client 11.1.0.7.0 client installed. TNSPing to 100% available databases (accessible from other machines, i.e. I can do TNS ping to these databases from other ...
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Select one single row from table b for each row from table a

I have two tables: A(name VARCHAR2(20), type VARCHAR2(20)) and B (type VARCHAR2(20), ... (20 fields more)) I need to select a single row from B for each distinct name,type from A taking into ...
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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 can I force a bushy tree join in Oracle SQL?

As far as I know the default join is the deep left join. How can I force a bushy tree join on 4 tables?
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How to create an index used by a WHERE extractValue(…) LIKE '…'?

Setup Let's say you have a table with some XML data. For the sake of argument, say: CREATE TABLE t_xml (xml XMLTYPE NOT NULL); INSERT INTO t_xml VALUES ('<name>Alice</name>'); INSERT ...
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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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Oracle: Table or View does not exist in Tree

I have set up a Oracle 12c database for students. The goal is that each student has access only to his own scheme where he/she can create tables, views, indexes, etc. I set up the accounts using ...
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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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Oracle RAC not starting up after reboot of system

I have a 2 node RAC (11gR2) machine that was running fine till i did a hard reboot of both the RAC nodes as i had to extend the disk space of the vms they were running on. I also deleted the archieve ...
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Stored Procedure result is not showing in Datagrid pane in Toad for Oracle

Hi I have created a procedure in Toad for Oracle 12. When I execute the procedure it does not show the dataset in datagrid pane. While procedure get executed successfully. What I am doing wrong. ...
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Authenticating to Oracle REST data services as admin

i'm working on an android app connected to a database, the database has more data than any tablet can handle, so after some research i found many solutions, most of them consisted of implementing a ...
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Oracle 11g max login fail attempts workaround

My problem with database starts with situation where I cant really modify anything in database. My project specialist has limited time to help me. Here is the thing: My user in Oracle database has ...
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SQLPlus Padding in Query Results

I have several Oracle servers that exhibit a behavior I do not understand. I have identified a two node RAC in which one node exhibits the behavior, but the other node does not. RAC is not involved ...
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PLS-00049 bad bind variable when compiling a trigger

I'm trying to implement a dedupe trigger to a table. CREATE OR REPLACE TRIGGER USER.TBL_ACTION_DEDUP BEFORE INSERT ON USER.ERRORTABLE REFERENCING NEW AS NEW OLD AS OLD FOR EACH ROW BEGIN IF ...
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Create Oracle DB LINK to a database with no DB_DOMAIN

I'm trying to create a database link between this two DBs. My local DB is 11.2.0.3. SQL> select * from global_name; GLOBAL_NAME ...
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Export synonyms content to tables

I have a distant database to replicate having huge data but I have access only to synonyms and I would like to use Oracle export/import tool to import these data into tables of local database. What ...
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ORACLE Shifting from from one version to another

I have RHEL5 server with Oracle Home actual location is SAN, which is mounted on this server. Now for few Reasons I have one more Server with RHEL 6 64Bit. I will map those storage LUNS there, What ...
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Slowness after migration to RAC 11gr2

we are getting slowness after migrate from ORacle 10gr2 single db to Oracle 11204 oracle rac (standard ed) with asm, on oracle solaris 11. at this momento we have only one node. In the next days we ...
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12c Shell to Linux

I am replacing two Oracle 11g servers with 12c TL/DR - when shelling out to a run an O.S. file, the PATH environmental variable is not being set. On the old servers we use an external library to ...
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Recover data from bak Oracle 9i file

Our customer gave us a .bak archive with name file_decrypted_379299.bak which we know was created with Oracle 9i in "hot" style. We tried to recover the bak file with Oracle 9i RMAN but we don't know ...
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Oracle strong ref cursor with dynamic sql

I'm using Oracle 10g. I have a query in a stored procedure that selects entire rows from a table. Currently it returns a strongly typed ref cursor (tablename%rowtype). Now I have to add some dynamic ...
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query to search a particular word/string in toad/oracle

I trying to find out a word/string named 'audapro_ind' in oracle database in toad. This word can be present anywhere in column of table, function, procedure etc. in oracle database I tried few ...
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Oracle silent install on Redhat Linux (The Global database name was left blank.)

I am installing Oracle 11g in silent mode using the response file that is in the database/response directory. It is three response files in that directory(i.e. dbca.rsp, db_install.rsp and netca.rsp). ...
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Oracle error: UDI-00018: Data Pump client is incompatible with database version 11.01.00.06.00

I'm trying to use data pump to move the database to a different server with this command: impdp dbuser/dbpsw@dbserver directory=data_pump_dir network_link=sourceDB schemas=EMP But I got this error: ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Reoganize Objects in OEM - Host Credentials do not have enough privileges

When I try to re-organize objects from OEM (11g) and enter my host credentials (not "oracle"), I get the message: "An error occurred verifying the host credentials. Make sure the credentials are ...
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Database is slow once in a while

I am executing a web service for 100 times. The average response time of this service is 1.5 seconds. But when I look at the response time of each execution individually, there are a few executions ...
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Generic or better yet custom message of the day in Oracle sql plus

I'm trying to create a message of the day type notification when users login to sqlplus. Currently I use the login.sql to add a dbms_application_info and set a module and action for the message. ...
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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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How to fix this error Idk?

how to fix it I am new in Oracle? I tried to connect RMAN and it showed me this error...
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How to fix error ORA-01033: Oracle Initialization Or Shutdown in Progress?

I have to submit my project a day after tomorrow. My project is ready but I am having above mentioned error while connecting to Oracle database. I tried the following solution: Enter user-name: sys ...
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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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Create database link on Oracle Database with 2 Databases on different machines.

I have 2 oracle databases (db1 and db2) on different machines, lets suppose: db1 on 192.168.1.1 and db2 on 192.168.1.2 What I want to achieve is to create a link on db1 that will allow me to perform ...
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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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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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oracle XE on windows XP stopped working

I know this will be greeted with derision, but yes I'm running Oracle XE on Windows XP. Long story involving office policies and VMs. Actually it's been working fine for a couple of years, but today ...
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What is the meaning of “sga_max_size= # internally adjusted”

I used following command to get backup of my spfile. CREATE PFILE='c:/test_init.ora' FROM MEMORY; it has following lines related to memory. memory_max_target=12G memory_target=8G ...
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Connecting to Oracle Database with ODBC/Python

We've recently installed a new piece of software that uses an Oracle Database to store the data. My goal is to connect to that database and pull the data from the back end to do analysis on. I'm ...
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Oracle intermittent performance problem

I have some complex queries that are usually fast (< 1 sec), but occasionally slow (> 10 sec, even minutes). How do I track this down or identify what condition is causing it? One theory was ...
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Cannot create an instance of OLE DB provider “OraOLEDB.Oracle” for linked server

i am having a bit of a linked server problem . I created a sql server linked server and it's been working fine for last 2 years and suddenly not working . SQL Server Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - ...
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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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Different time in different sessions

I am connecting to same db from 2 different machines using SQL Developer and querying a table which stores timestamp. But to my surpise the time value returned by query has a gap of one hour on ...
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Connect Apache Http server with Oracle

I have problem with connect ApacheHttpServer with Oracle. All work on OpenSuse 12.3 At first I install Oracle instal client 11.2. Set environment variables: ...
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Oracle 11g http listener configuration for PL/SQL server pages

Could please someone point me how to configure oracle db to be able to display PL/SQL Server pages. I have successfully created and mapped dad with the DBMS_EPG. Here is the listener: # listener.ora ...
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Filter on a window function without writing an outer SELECT statement

Since window functions cannot be included in the WHERE clause of the inner SELECT, is there another method that could be used to write this query without the outer SELECT statement? I'm using Oracle. ...
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Mistake during Oracle 11g PITR

I tried using set time until.. and mis-typed the date. Can anyone help me understand how to get my backups into a manageable state? After the accidental recover, most of my backupset disappeared. I ...
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Oracle TRANSLATE Not Returning Expected Result

We are trying to execute TRANSLATE on a couple hundred rows of data. We have a temporary table containing ID's to rows that need to be updated using TRANSLATE. The odd part is if we attempt to select ...