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Oracle DBA and programmer with 10 years experience maintaining mission-critical applications. Lots of PL/SQL, C# and the usual glue, vbscript, DOS


Jan
10
comment Oracle 11g Rel 2 installation on windows 2008 Server
You have to help me before I can help you. What does the log say? Quote the exact error message.
Jan
10
comment Oracle 11g Rel 2 installation on windows 2008 Server
look in C:\app\product\11.2.0\dbhome_1\YourServerName.YourDomain_YourDatabaseName\sysman‌​\log for emagent.log and emagent.trc
Jan
10
comment Oracle 11g Rel 2 installation on windows 2008 Server
can you show us the install log? I would not assume that just because you get an error when starting Enterprise manager that there is a bug in the software.
Jan
8
comment Log File over 400gigs…need to bring this database back to life
Have you considered that maybe this is a job for someone with more experience? It's not fair to you to try and fix up what appears to be a series of omissions. If you succeed then they will expect miracles again and if not then you get the blame....
Dec
16
revised Applying data changes from one database to another
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Dec
16
answered Applying data changes from one database to another
Dec
16
comment Applying data changes from one database to another
I'm not clear on the idea of importing data from the development database into production. This seems to break the point of having production and development. What kind of data is this? New properties or characteristics or user entered data?
Dec
13
revised Does Oracle 10g Express Edition have enough storage?
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Dec
13
answered Does Oracle 10g Express Edition have enough storage?
Dec
10
comment Is it bad idea to create foreign keys on the tables in a different schemas in the same database for big applications?
You can overuse synonyms and further muddy the question of "what does this refer to?". See here for more details on security, performance and best practices stackoverflow.com/a/10042117/851930
Nov
24
comment How to run stored procedure in another database on the same server using a different login?
which database? Sounds like SQL Server...
Nov
15
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Nov
15
revised distributed-transactions wiki excerpt
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Nov
15
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Nov
15
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Nov
7
comment Save a dynamic cursor for reuse?
@MaxVernon I have made the case for two years running. There's money for some things but not for this it seems...
Nov
7
comment Save a dynamic cursor for reuse?
@MaxVernon given that the reporting tool I use is free but crippled it's actually easier to do this in the database
Nov
7
revised Save a dynamic cursor for reuse?
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7
asked Save a dynamic cursor for reuse?