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Commit vs Fast Commit vs Commit Cleanout in Oracle Database

I was wondering whether someone could verify my understanding regarding the differences between those 3 terms as pertaining to Oracle Databases. Many sources confuse these terms and do not explain ...
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Is there a timeout for a query over database link?

Edit/Preface: This question has been migrated from SO as I am particularly interested on the question on timeouts on DB link queries. The provided workaround from SO is somewhat OK, but I'm really ...
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Oracle 10g express database link to Oracle 8i

I upgraded a 9i install to 11g with only one problem. Database links between 11g and our legacy 8i database are no longer supported. I have to transfer data from 11g to 8i two or three times a day ...
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how do I configure a new Oracle 11g instance to match the configuration of the old Oracle 10g server

How can I compare two Oracle database servers which are on two different machines? We need to ensure that the new server is setup correctly. For example, one machine is running Oracle 10g on Windows,...
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What is the difference between Schema and Database in Oracle?

In Oracle, datafile are system files where actual data is stored. The collection of datafiles make tablespace and, at last, database is collection of tablespaces. Correct me if I am wrong on the ...
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Isssue with Database Links converting OEM Job to DBMS_Scheduler Job

We had an OEM job that would run a PL/SQL block using a particular database users credentials. The credentials are the same for two different databases, so there was no problem for the block to use a ...
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How to install Oracle 10g Express and 11g Enterprise on same machine

I have to continue maintaining an Oracle 8i database that receives information (about 20 Inserts and Updates a day) from a 9i database. I am upgrading the 9i database to 11g which does not support ...
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Using Inteval Datatype to store result of calculation

I want to create a table which has hiredate and Interval of hiredate and sysdate. How to create a column that automaticlaly stores the calculation.
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How to retrieve disk spaces by removing tables from tablespaces in Oracle 10g?

I'm using a Oracle 10g database. I have a big tablespace MYTBS made of a dozen data files (MYTBS_01, MYTBS_02, ...) of different sizes which have been added through the years. Now i have removed very ...
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Installing 10g client next to 11g database on same computer

I have Oracle 11.2.0.1.0 installed on Windows 7 64 bit I want to import data from warehouse which has Oracle 10.2.0.4.0 installed. When I try to import impdp usr/pass@WAREHOUSE TABLES=TABLE ...
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Oracle imp crashes without error

I have Oracle 10g XE database locally. I export schema with something like exp %USER%/%PASSWD%@XE statistics=NONE owner=%USER% file=dump.dmp Exp is 10.2.0.1.0 version - so is the DB. Than I take ...
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Object changed during datapump

If some object is being changed when data pump is run how will that object go into datapump file?
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Upgrading from 10.2g to 11g by incrementals

I know it's possible to generate a full rman backup in a 10.2g database, move it to another server containing 11g, restore it there and finally do an upgrade. Since I have to do this to a large ...
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What's a good client tool to access Oracle RDBMS? [closed]

I'm looking for a good client tool to replace "Oracle SQL Developer" (the tool I currently use) which supports: Oracle DB 10g, 10gR2, 11g Running SQL code Debugging SQL code (with walk-through... ...
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Can we export Selected Row with Subquery using data pump

I am trying to export selected rowS from my database using SUBQUERY but I got error. expdp directory=exp_data dumpfile=selected_row.dmp logfile=rows.log tables=sample,super query="where name IN (...
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Export Data Pump skipped packages bodies

I've got a BASH script for exporting from our Oracle 10G database. #!/bin/bash #This script should be run with the Oracle account. It exports the necessary files from the database for creating a ...
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Sub query with not equal

Sub query with not equal table_1 col1 SV0362 RU0177CSPG NO0124CSPG VN3582 AT9923CSPG BZ0324 PE0309 AS4293EXPT ML0331OMKT table 2 colA OO56128665 OO56128665 OO56128665 OO56128665 US0170 US0170 ...
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oracle 10g xe to 11g xe upgrade

The oracle 10g DB that is being currently used has exceeded the limit of 4GB. For the application to continue the db needs to be upgraded to 11g. But the upgrade doc requires a data pump export to be ...
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Create FAST Materialised View in Oracle 10g with ROWID

I want to create FAST refresh the below Materialized view through rowID method. `CREATE MATERIALIZED VIEW XXARG_ACC_ANALYSIS REFRESH FAST ON DEMAND AS SELECT gjb.name "Batch_Name", gjs....
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ORACLE file I/O withouth explicit flushing on 10g and 11g

what happens, if I open a file (foo := utl_file.fopen(... ), write multiple times to a file ( utl_file.put_line (foo,bar) ) and close it ( utl_file.fclose(foo) ) without any flushing? Is there a ...
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Deleting folders after Oracle upgrade

I upgraded from Oracle 10g to Oracle 11g in Windows Server 2003. New Oracle home : C:\app\oracle\product\11.2.0\db_1 Old Oracle 10g was installed on: C:\oracle\product\10.2.0\ Questions Is the 10g ...
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Oracle 10.2.0.4 query hundreds times slower than the same query on Oracle 10.2.0.3

I have an issue with query on Oracle 11.2.0.4.0 (it takes forever to complete and CPU is at 100% all the time) so I was trying to change optimizer_features_enable to previous versions. It worked with ...
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Is it feasible to escape ' (single quote) with ESCAPE clause, if yes, then how to do it?

I understand that we can use '' to escape a single quote in Oracle queries. However, I want to know if it is feasible to escape a single quote in the ESCAPE clause. set up: create table test_t ( x ...
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ps-ef|grep pmon (Instance Name Only)

When i issue a "ps -ef|grep pmon", I get the below output. oracle 230330 1 0 Jan08 ? 00:01:14 asm_pmon_+ASM1 oracle 244018 1 0 Jan08 ? 00:00:59 ora_pmon_vbsenopd ...
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restore database using impdp full back

I have new server and i installed oracle 10g same like production. and I have databump full backup using sys user. I need to restore on the new server. I used the following command while database is ...
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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 error:...
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Oracle 11gR2 IMP Won't Import Table in Dump File From 10g

I've got a screwy problem using imp on an Oracle 11gR2 instance to try and import export files created with exp on an Oracle 10g instance (different hardware, if that matters). I've read through the ...
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Moving a 10g database to 11g with rman backup

Following Doc ID 369644.1, I'm trying to restore a 10g database into a 11g database ( version 11.2.0.1.0), which is in other server. What I did on 11g server: - Generate full rman backup of 10g ...
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Unable to connect to oracle database. Getting ORA12505 error

I am newbie to ORCALE I am trying to connect to oracle server and i am getting this error. This is was working fine before but now i am facing this issue. Need help An error was encountered ...
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Command Line Creation of a new 12g Oracle Database

I am new to creating an Oracle database using the command line. I am logged in as superuser; now I would like to create a new blank database, "mynewdatabase". $ . oraenv ORACLE_SID = [oracle] ? ...
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General question on dbms_stats

General question on dbms_stats and auto sample size? what is the impact of having IOTs with overflows and you switch to auto_sample_size and enable approximate NDV . How does it impact?
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Install 10g XE on 64bit linux

As I know there is only 32bit version of 10g XE, am I right? And the installation file is called "oracle-xe-univ-10.2.0.1-1.0.i386.rpm". I want to install it on Centos 6.4 64bit. But during the ...
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Error while migrating SQL Server database to Oracle

I am getting this error message while loading database capture script output in Oracle SQL Developer. The source is SQL Server 2000 and destination is Oracle 11g. java.sql.BatchUpdateException: ORA-...