Oracle is a relational DBMS (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.

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What permissions do I need to run SQL*Loader?

What permissions does a database user need to be able to run oracle's sql loader? For instance, since sql loader will disable indexes and triggers, does it need ALTER permissions for those items? ...
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How is Oracle Solaris 11.x licensed?

can this be used in a corporate LAB? as a storage server for DEV&TEST, not production. free to use for: Developing Testing Prototyping Demonstrating your applications how are the repository, ...
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How to delete alogs fom Oracle downstream target

I try to automate deleting logs from Oracle Downstream target database, which are not needed for capture process anymore. The query: SELECT NAME , PURGEABLE from DBA_REGISTERED_ARCHIVED_LOG; ...
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How to generate test data from an sql query and a result set?

I am using an oracle database and want to generate test data from a live database, but I do not want to copy the whole database content. Given a database DB(S, D) consisting of the database schema S (...
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export vmware disk share ovf for RAC

I have one oracle RAC, which is configured as share disk(rac-node-2 share the vmdk of rac-node-1). Right now, I want to export the ovf template of oracle RAC, I hope when I import the ovf template ...
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How do I configure in IBM WebSphere 8.5.5 a data source using Oracle Wallet?

I have a server with a fresh installation of WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 and I'm trying to configure a data source over a connection using JDBC and Oracle Wallet for SSL. The error message in ...
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no suitable image found when installing Oracle on Mac OSX

I'm installing Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2.0.4) for MAC OS X on Intel x86-64 I have Mac OS X 10.6.7, running at Intel Mac. When I start installing, I am faced to the following error: ...
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Oracle RMAN full backup due to gaps in ARCHIVE LOGs

I've recently recovered a Data Guard configuration. Simple setup that syncs from primary to standby using Data Guard. Because it's been on-line for a sustained period, some logs are missing and I ...
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Rename a machine after oracle (XE) installation

I am looking for a quick solution for the following problem: I have one virtual machines (vmware) I want to be able to give to colleagues (copy of the vm). I installed on the machine Oracle XE ...
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How do I find out which tnsnames.ora file is being used by my linux system?

When I do an updatedb and locate tnsnames.ora I get back a long list due to various Oracle DB installations. I need to add some entries to whichever is the "default" tnsnames.ora configured for the ...
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Oracle 9i - Data Guard - how to completely resync existing stanby?

Thank's to another SF user, I've managed to recover the control file needed to start a target data guard database in standby mode. So I have an active primary running in ALM keeping only the last 14 ...
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Oracle 9i - Data guard target DB - lost control files, can I recreate from primary database?

I'm dealing with a problem whereby a I have a database that is managed using data guard using Redo Apply, so redo logs are copied to the target database, applied and kept in sync ready for fail over. ...
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ora-12505 error while starting new connection

I got this error while starting new connection in Oracle 11g: Listern refused the connection with the follwoing error: ORA-12505,TNS: Listner does not currently know of SID given in connect ...
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HP Proliant DL380 Gen9

I have HP proliant DL380 Gen9 I do the installation oracle linux 6.4 and installation does not detect the logical drive created. i have 300GB SAS- on raid 0 logical drive
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prevent ORA-28001?

Using Oracle 11g, is there a way to prevent my user's passwords from needing to be updated (ORA-28001)?
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Oracle throwing this error: could not open registry key SOFTWARE\Oracle\ocr

I have an oracle installation that runs fine 95% percent of the time. But for some reason every day at a random time early in the morning (between 4:00am and 9:00am) I get the following error: [ ...
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How to get Sun X4100 Firmware updates from Oracle?

This document directs how to get there, but it is for the old Sun website. http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E19569-01/820-1188-12/core_ilom_firmware.html#50413605_67571 Download the flash image ....
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How to use java UDF on AWS Oracle RDS?

I am trying to use a java udf in AWS Oracle RDS. On a managed Oracle server I can do this by using something like the following: CALL dbms_java.loadjava('-user <username>/<password> /home/...
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logfile deleted on Oracle database how to re-create it?

For my database assignment we were looking into 'database corruption' and I was asked to delete the second redo log file which I have done with the command: rm log02a.rdo this was in the $HOME/ORADATA/...
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Oracle / Sun ILO reports : Certificate not within the validity period

Trying to use to Oracle ILO(M), when I launch the remote console, Java Web Start starts, but then gives this error : Error screen The more information screen looks like this : More information ...
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Maintain and version controll config- and SQL scripts

I'm looking for recomandations of handling variouse config scripts for a few databaseservers. The scrips fall into the following categories: OS Config scripts and files, such as crontab for multiple ...
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Does CyberArk work with Oracle Dataguard?

Does anyone have experience setting up CyberArk password rotation for oracle databases that use DataGuard. the problem Im running into is that the secondary database is not open, so i need a way to ...
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Simple Paged Results control on Sun-Directory-Server/11.1.1.5.1

I am confused. I am trying to run simple pager results against what I believe is Oracle 11g Directory Server. I know that an old version at some point did not support RFC 2696. Now, according to ...
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MICR check printing through Linux (EBS)

We are currently working to get a new MICR check printer (Troy Micr - HP Laserjet 600 M601) printing correctly with Oracle EBS. Our EBS installation runs on Oracle Enterprise Linux (Redhat Based). The ...
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What is the difference between Oracle WebCenter Content and Oracle Portal?

I'm having a difficult time understanding the difference between these two technologies. What I have understood is: The business logic, and DB connections lies in the Oracle Portal (weblogic server) ...
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Are IOPS capped at 3000 for AWS Oracle RDS with General Purpose (SSD) (gp2)?

Documentation at http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/CHAP_Storage.html says This storage type can deliver single-digit millisecond latencies, with a base performance of 3 IOPS/GB ...
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How do I install Oracle Linux 6 with the UEK over the Internet?

Is it possible to use the Oracle Linux 6 UEK download and download the rest of the OS over the Internet? I have UEK running. I selected URL for the Installation Method. I tried various URLs for ...
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Connecting to Oracle DB hosted on Windows 8.1 Azure VM

I have a windows 8.1 vm created on azure, it has 14 GB of memory and 200 some GB storage. I have installed Oracle with a templated database onto it. Everything is fine with the installation and I can ...
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How do I set the ORACLE_HOME variable for the Local System account?

I've run into an issue with one of my systems where multiple Oracle versions are installed for the support of various applications, but I need to run a program as a Windows service using the Local ...
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Setup freeIPA to handle Oracle Database name resolution

I am trying to setup freeIPA to handle Oracle Database name resolution. I have followed this tutorial for OpenLDAP http://www.idevelopment.info/data/Oracle/DBA_tips/LDAP/LDAP_8.shtml The schema ...
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Is using sqlplus in a server environment considered as a bad practice?

We have a web application (a COTS product) and we need to query the application DB periodically using an external scheduler for alert purposes. DB is Oracle, se we decided to schedule a job on the ...
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Using xhost, display and startx - confused

I have a client A (192.168.1.1)(vncviewer) accessing Server B (192.168.2.1) (RHEL6) to run a installer. The installation pre-requisite is to set the xhost and DISPLAY properly. Q1) Please correct me ...
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TNS-12535: TNS:operation timed out — Oracle DB

I'm seeing a lot of queries from a .Net data access server I maintain timing out. It appears to be totally random with no relationship to data or data locks. For example, the following query timed ...
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When to relink Oracle?

Various sources on the internet suggest relinking of Oracle binaries is necessary after each OS upgrade and / or patch. I can understand relinking would be necessary when upgrading glibc. Some ...
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Can Docker help me install Oracle 11g database on Ubuntu?

We are struggling with a common problem of trying to provide an Oracle 11g instance for our developers to test with. Our standard build agents are based on Ubuntu 12.04 but Oracle supports only RedHat ...
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Can I “flush and lock” an Oracle database to do a filesystem backup?

I'm using ZFS to take snapshots of running OpenVZ containers. For MySQL databases I can use flush tables with read lock to put them in a flushed & locked state. This will put the underlying files ...
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Weblogic Server state changed to FORCE_SHUTTING_DOWN

I have a problem in Weblogic. When you run the script startWebLogic.sh the weblogic does not start. Below is the log. oracle.security.jps.JpsRuntimeException: ...
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javax.naming.InvalidNameException using Oracle BPM and weblogic when accessing directory

We are getting this exception when we start our cluster (2 managed servers, 1 admin), we have deployed only the ears corresponding to the OBPM 10.3.1 SP1 in a weblogic 10.3. When the server cluster ...
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How do I prevent Oracle from writing to datafile when I start database?

I am creating a Docker image for Oracle database, and many different containers will be generated from the same image. When I start the Oracle instance, for some reason a few bytes are written to all ...
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Oracle 11gR2 exp does not export some tables

I have an Oracle 11g (11.2.0.1) Database running on Linux (x64). Within the database I have a schema and 33 tables for it (all in the same tablespace). When I log in via sqlplus I can list all the ...
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Oracle Database with autofs

We run our oracle databases (11 & 12) on NFS on Redhat 6. We do not use ASM. Is it acceptable to use autofs for all of the various oracle files? Thanks, Al
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How do I redirect Weblogic logging to database?

Is there a way to send or redirect Weblogic (or Fusion Middleware) logging output to a database, without having to write a custom application? All the documentation I've read seem to deal exclusively ...
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Is it possible to migrate Oracle SOA BPEL instances from one environment to another with history

Is it possible to migrate Oracle SOA BPEL instances from one environment to another with history? For instance, I want to move from BPEL instances deployed to defined partition on Oracle SOA to ...
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Disable CPU cores in bios?

Is it possible to disable CPU (Intel) cores in BIOS, and if yes what HP/DELL (others?) 1U/2U servers would allow this? It is becoming difficult to find new server hardware with dual core CPUs, most ...
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Oracle SOA repository migration

Does anybody know whether it is possible to migrate Oracle SOA repository from a simple Oracle database to Oracle RAC?
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Oracle 6i reports engine crash on Windows server 2008r2

Background: We have Oracle 6i applications that used to run on Windows server 2003. We've migrated to 2008r2, and we managed to get these applications running almost perfectly (took a while and a lot ...
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Cannot create Oracle ODBC source on 64bit Windows 7 [closed]

I have installed the 64-bit version of the Oracle ODBC driver (instantclient-odbc-windows.x64-12.1.0.1.0 from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/winx64soft-089540.html) on my 64 bit Windows 7 ...
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Oracle: 1 Large Server vs. 2 Smaller Servers?

We are in the planning stages of setting up our production Oracle 10gR2 environment. Our budget gives us the ability to buy 2 processor licenses of Oracle DB Standard Edition. We have minimal ...
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Oracle: FRM-41211 Error Message when starting a Report from Oracle Forms (64 Bit Windows Server)

After installing Oracle Forms and Reports 6.0 (Patch 18) on a Windows 2008 64 Bit server we get the following error when we try to start a report from Forms. "FRM-41211 integration error: ssl failure ...
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Oracle 10.2.0.1 --> 10.2.0.4 patchset errors on Advanced Queuing tables

We're running Oracle on RHEL 5.4 64-bit. We recently did an upgrade from 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4. Many errors were generated during the upgrade (sample listed below from trace.log) but during ...