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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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i want to create one generic query for all database like Oracle,Mysql,Mssql

I have to create different query for different database like Oracle,Mysql,Mssql .but i want to create only one generic query which runs or should works on all different database like ...
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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 ...
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Oracle redo log buffer cache vs redo log file

while going through the oracle architecture I got stuck with the below question. could someone help me answering this. why do we need both redo log buffer cache and redo log files?? why can't we ...
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Failed to drop column - value too large

I'm trying to remove column from DB and got a strange error: Error starting at line 147 in command: alter table config drop column dte Error report: SQL Error: ORA-12899: value ...
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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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Toad 9.7.2 for Oracle hangs on Windows 7

I am using Toad 9.7.2 on Windows 7 64 bit. It is generally working fine but there is one problem. When I click on certain tables in "Schema Browser" and then click on "Data" tab to see records in ...
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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 ...
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Type with nested table in oracle

I want to create a type with a nested table. I have a table called assignment_tbl which I want to put a type assignment_status. This assignment_status contains primitive types but also contains a ...
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Why do I get ORA-27102 ON WINDOWS 64 BIT if I increase the memory to 2.5GB

BANNER Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.2.0 - 64bit Production PL/SQL Release 11.2.0.2.0 - Production CORE 11.2.0.2.0 Production TNS for 64-bit Windows: ...
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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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Error while duplicating Oracle database after failover, using 11.2.0.4

I've recently updated oracle from version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 and my redundant system is no longer able to recover from failover. I'm using scripts both on primary and standby node to get back to a ...
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Can install a test machine with Oracle 11G R2, not express edition, on a VirtualBox?

Im starting like a Oracle DBA, and I want play with the database and your administration task in a test enviroment. I have a macbook pro i5, and had thought install on it oracle under virtual box ...
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Optimise query: find items that are geographically touching, but without association

I have a very specific problem, I am not entirely sure if this is the right place to ask this question. From our client we get data submitted to us, and to verify the quality of that data, we run a ...
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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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How to write a procedure /job to kill all session running for more than 5mins in Oracle?

How to write a procedure /job to kill all session running for more than 5mins in Oracle? So, I query v$session and find out that for a particular user, program pair if the session has been active for ...
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I killed a session and it is still running?

I have Oracle 9.2 I view my running session with the query: SELECT S92700.SYSUSR_VW."NAME", SID,SERIAL#, AUDSID FROM v$session, S92700.SYSUSR_VW, S92700.SECUSR WHERE S92700.SYSUSR_VW.SESSIONID = ...
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optimizing a compare query

Suppose I have two tables, A and B, and I know that size(A) = size(B). I want to confirm that the data in both tables is the same in three given columns, suppose they are X, Y, and Z (there are no ...
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12c Grid Agent installation issues - Shell path is incorrect or not defined

I am installing 12c Grid Control agent on my server via Enterprise manager. The targer server is a UNIX server with AIX OS on it. I add target host manually, enter authentication information, host ...
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Optimization of an Oracle query

I have a view which is accessed via DBLink in Oracle. This view is made up of different tables. Now we have to execute queries on this view. Example: Select * from Viewname@dblink where ...
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ORA-12541: TNS: No listener after adding new IPs to machine

We are receiving the ORA-12541 error since we added 2 new IP addresses to the machine. This may or may not be related to the problem at hand, but this is the latest severe change that was made, before ...
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What means Buffer Pool/Hit Ratio(%) in Oracle Counter?

I found the buffer pool hit ratio percentage at Oracle database metrics / Oracle Counter. I want to know about this buffer pool detail. Kindly answer to me.
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parsing and purpose of oracle audit (.aud) logs

I am looking at the oracle audit logs and am trying to understand and parse. The format appears to be consistent: Date Length: Action: ...etc My questions are: 1) what generates these? Is it ...
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Remove ORA-01100:DATABASE ALREADY MOUNTED

I am using Oracle 11g and there is a database create during installation name "xyz" and user "xyz".Now i created a user 'abc' and gave following permission to abc. "CREATE SESSION, ALTER SESSION, ...
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Cannot remotely connect to oracle express

I have installed Oracle Express in a oracle-6.5-x64 virtual machine (let's called it host). The installation went fine, I am able to connect and run commands using SQLPlus from the host. Now I'm ...
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How to perform same DML statements on two different servers (Oracle and SQL-Server) simultaneously

I have two servers, Oracle and SQL-Server. I have same database on both the servers. I want to perform DML (insert,update,delete). How can I perform same DML statements on both the servers ...
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parsing and purpose of oracle audit (.aud) logs

I am looking at the oracle audit logs and am trying to understand and parse. The format appears to be consistent: Date Length: Action: ...etc My questions are: 1) what generates these? Is it every ...
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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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Why does dmbs_xmlgen.convert only decode some entities?

I'm trying to decode html containing html entities. For example: SET ESCAPE ON; SELECT dbms_xmlgen.convert('\♥', 1) AS hearts, dbms_xmlgen.convert('\&', 1) AS amp_ent, ...
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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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Possible RMAN orphan files in backup directory

I am trying to scrape together some space in my Oracle 11g backup directory in AIX. I have deleted obsolete files using RMAN's "DELETE OBSOLETE" command, but I see many (just under 200) files dated ...
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XMLTABLE solution without getting right parenthesis missing error

I am trying to select from an XML type and produce multiple rows. Have searched for my specific scenario/issue with not much success. Environment: Oracle 12c. I have commented out the offending code. ...
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Transferring full database to another machine oracle 10.2 xe

We are having oracle 10.2 xe working on windows xp sp3(32bit). We need cloning/copying full database to windows server2008r2 machine(64bit). Any help.
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ORA-01830 Error for 11.2.0 client but not for 10.2 client

I have this piece of code: BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.DROP_JOB ( job_name => 'LOANSBUILD.LOANSNEWYORKCLOSE'); END; / BEGIN DBMS_SCHEDULER.CREATE_JOB ( job_name => ...
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can't backup 11.2.0.2 database after catalog upgrade to 11.2.0.4

(main question is 4th) 1. We today have almost all databases running with Oracle 11.2.0.2. Actually we have an RMAN database created (in 11.2.0.2) and a Catalog with user (called RMAN112) 2. We are ...
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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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ORA-00838 error after increasing MEMORY_TARGET

I've increased MEMORY_TARGET in pfile and then create spfile. I'm getting the same problem as before: ORA-00838: Specified value of MEMORY_TARGET is too small, needs to be at least 3084M The ...
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XMLDB - Nodes to Rows

I have an application that stores XML as XMLType in a table. This is the first time I'm using XMLDB and XMLType features, and was wondering if I could use the results from an XQuery FLWOR expression ...
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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 ...
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Summarizing Pay Checks Based on Employee's Job Code

What I'm trying to do is summarize an employee's earnings for each job code they worked in for the year. Employees are assigned a job code based on an effective date. I'm trying to line up the job ...
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MySQL rapid Data Replication from multiple Databases

I am a Freelance Web Developer but not a Database Administrator at all except basic Database Operations like DML etc. Today I got a client asking me to develop a Web based application but there is 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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Does Active Data Guard include Golden Gate?

I've been told that Active Data Guard incorporates Golden Gate as part of its technology stack. Is Golden Gate usable directly from the Active Data Guard installation?
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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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How to retire a physical standby in Oracle 11.2

I have a production Oracle 11gR2 RAC database with a single node physical standby. Now it has become the time to retire the old standby and pass that role to a RAC on fresher hardware. We don't use ...
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Allowing users to compile / run PLSQL and SQL

As a DBA - assuming my users are knowledgeable with PLSQL and SQL - why would I not grant my users privileges to compile and run their own PLSQL code. We have an MI database environment where the data ...
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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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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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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 ...
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oracle sqlplus as sysdba startup error

Oracle 11g, PC: 32G,8 thread cpu. now three oracle instances has been running. but. sqlplus "/as sysdba" prompt connect to an empty instance. when I do startup command, come an error: ...