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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Oracle EE 11.2g: how to generate fresh new redo logs

In the company I work for we are heavy users of VMware machines. Almost all our projects are developed inside a virtual environment up to the point where we have to deploy them into a production ...
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Should Oracle *online* redo logs be backed up?

Obviously archived redo logs are backed up as frequently as required, but does it make any sense to backup online redo logs? Is the online redo log an open and active file such that copying it in this ...
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Is there a way to easily run the same query in Toad against multiple Oracle database servers?

I have several servers hosting data for the same application, and I want to see the results of the same query from different servers.
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Installing PHP OCI8 extension on SLES 11 with PHP 5.6.3 Oracle Instantclient 12.1 and APACHE2

I attempting to install the OCI8 extension. The OCI8 extension version is oci-2.0.8. The configure script to install is "./configure --with-oci8=instantclient,/usr/lib/oracle/12.1/client64/lib". ...
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yum Cannot open: oracle-instantclient11.2-basic-11.2.0.4.0-1.x86_64.rpm. Skipping

I am following this article on installing the oracle client RPMs on a CentOs 6.x server using yum localinstall.for some reason yum cannot open the RPMs - and I am at a loss as to what the next step ...
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latest version of oracle developer including forms and reports

What is the latest version of Oracle Developer which includes Oracle Forms and Reports? I am taking a Database Administration class in college. The professor is installing Oracle Developer 6i but ...
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OBIEE Upgrade from 11.1.1.5 to 11.1.1.7

Need assistance upgrading OracleBIEE 11.1.1.5 to 11.1.1.7 using In-Place upgrade i.e. with patch set assistance. Would like to know the following : The Pre-Requisite work (like taking backup of ...
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Is Oracle Smartscan really effective?

Oracle is marketing Exadata to our company, and they're focusing on Smartscan, which is, advertised 10x more effective than traditional solution. I don't really understand (and somewhat don't really ...
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SQL / OracleDB: How to set the same value for all fields in a column?

Is it possible to set a value for all fields in a column, e.g.: ID Host URI 1 //cyrus /images 2 //cyrus /videos 3 //cyrus /text 4 //cyrus /misc 5 //cyrus /backup I want be able to ...
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Oracle Account Not Responding

I have an Oracle instance which has user1, user2 and user3 accounts. Yesterday I was able to log in to all three accounts. Today, I can get in to user1 and user3, but user2 is completely 'frozen' in ...
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Why does my Apache access log timestamp sometimes go backwards?

I noticed that in my Apache log (actually Oracle's branded HTTP Server, which is really Apache) the timestamp of the lines sometimes goes down, instead of up. Here is an example: 1.2.3.4 - - ...
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Oracle 11g MTS install fails with error: OUI - 10150: Error: A runtime exception occurred while setting s_dlgCfgNamingLabelSIDnull

Is there a workaround in the Oracle 11g Universal Installer for the following error? OUI - 10150: Error: A runtime exception occurred while setting s_dlgCfgNamingLabelSIDnull in component oracle ...
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Dump users and group membership to file

I'm trying to get an oracle 6.2 system (same as redhat 6.2) to find all the users on the system, then take the username of each user discovered and query group membership of each user individually, ...
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Oracle 11gR2: NLS_CHARACTERSET accidentally removed with an UPDATE-Query

I have a fresh installation of Oracle 11gr2_x64 on CentOS. After the installation I wanted to get productive and started to import my dumps. One of the dumps caused characterset error so I tried to ...
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Why does this SQL run so much faster in a Oracle server with the same hardware/data than another Oracle server?

My application has a SQL that takes ~ 30 min to run in the Oracle server in production. It takes about the same in a test Oracle server. For some reason, in another Oracle server, it runs much ...
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enable fanotify on oracle redhat linux kernel 2.6.39-400

As a newbie in linux environment, I am trying to install clamav daemon, which is clamd, on oracle redhat linux 6 kernel EUK 2.6.39-400. It needs to have fanotify enabled in the kernel. As I see there ...
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How to connect to oracle server in java?

I am trying to connect to my friends Oracle server. But while connection I am getting error please help..... JDBC code Class.forName(oracle.jdbc.driver.OracleDriver).newInstance(); ...
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Oracle GNS (Grid Naming Service) Breaks DNS

Am running a 2-node Oracle 12.1.0.2.0 ASM Flex Cluster using Oracle GNS which I believe uses zeroconf to create it's adhoc network. Before GNS starts, DNS works, i.e. nslookup, dig, ping, ssh all ...
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Alternatives to oracle flashback database/table functionality

Does anyone know of an open source tool or similar that covers the same functionality as the Oracle EE built-in flashback database and flashback table features? I'm considering going from Oracle EE ...
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SQL Server Migration Assistant for Oracle

I've recently installed SSMA and after connecting to both the Oracle instance (which holds the database to be converted) and the SQL Server I've mapped the necessary schemas from Oracle to MSSQL. The ...
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Configure Perl DBI and DBD in Linux

I am new to Perl and I work in a Linux OEL 5x server. I am trying to configure the Perl DB modules for Oracle connectivity (DBD and DBI modules). Can anyone help me out in the installation procedure? ...
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How can I turn of redo logging on a materialized view refresh?

10gR2 Database, in Data Guard configuration to both a physical and logical standby. I have a materialized view that does a complete refresh periodically of about 40K records from a remote database. ...
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How can I resolve Oracle 11g XE connection failure straight after installation?

I have just installed Oracle 11g XE on a Windows 7 VirtualBox VM, using all the default options. "Getting Started" fails When I click on Getting Started I get taken to ...
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PHP oci8 dll not loading on windows 64 bit XP. What am I doing wrong? [closed]

on win 64, I installed apache, php etc. Everything works fine, except the oracle part. I can connect to oracle from sql developer which means my tnsnames.ora file is correct. When apache starts, there ...
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RSS feed/email list to be notified about java updates

I'm doing upgrades of JDK on our servers regularly. But because Oracle JDK installed via custom packages (not via package manager) I need way to be notified about updates. Are there way to be ...
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doing ODBC System DSN's from Active Directory

2008R2 Active Directory, workstations are Win7 Ent, Office/Excel 2013, Oracle 11.2. Excel fetches data from Oracle using System DSN's. Where can I put ODBC System DSN's in Active Directory? Do I ...
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Oracle difference between SID, DB Name, DB Domain, Global Database Name, Service Name, Service Alias and Instance Name

Can someone explain to me what's the difference of SID, DB Name, DB Domain, Global Database Name, Service Name, Service Alias and Instance Name in Oracle ? Thanks Michael
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Internet Explorer 8 - TLS Fatal Error Close Notify - Oracle HTTP - Server Apache 2.2.22.0

I applied the POODLE fix for Apache via "SSLProtocol All -SSLv2 -SSLv3" in the ssl.conf file for our Apache server but am having issues with the CAC Client authentication via "SSLVerifyClient ...
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Oracle concurrent programming execution methods

I created a package and a stored procedure under it to test a concurrent program. When I run it as an Oracle report executable method it works fine. But when I change it to PL/SQL stored procedure ...
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Oracle 10g backup issue

Introduction: I have to set up a backup concept for an old Oracle 10g installation. The server is old and poorly managed, but I have to ensure we have rock solid backups until the system will be taken ...
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How to restore/import an Oracle database from dmp file?

I've recently recieved the dump file of the soon to be migrated Oracle Database. I've installed Oracle 10g and now i need to restore the original database. Can anyone give me a step to step ...
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How to find out the current SGA memory distribution?

How can I get the current SGA memory distribution on Oracle 10G? Something like this: AME SIZE_MB RES -------------------------------- ---------- --- Maximum SGA Size ...
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Easy way to wipe a set of Oracle schemas

How can you wipe a set of Oracle schemas? By wipe I mean remove all data, tables, views, procedures, synonyms, etc, etc.
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Oracle 10g queries very slow and CPU usage very high after applying patch

So I recently updated an Oracle Database 10g from 10.2.0.3.0 to 10.2.0.4.0, as advised by Oracle Support, due to stability issues (a known issue under some systems where the instance would freeze ...
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Installing Weblogic 12 on Windows 8 Server - http server won't start

Apologies in advance for the terrible formatting - I spent more time getting to this point than I did asking my question. I'm trying to install Weblogic 12 on Windows 8 Server. I've followed the ...
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Oracle ODBC: DB on Windows Server 2003 – Windows 7 Client Connection Problems

I have an Oracle DB on a Win 2k3 Server (64-Bit). I have to access the database from a Win7 (64-Bit) machine. I have downloaded Instant Client and the 64-Bit ODBC driver, and have apparently ...
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Oracle: how to find out storage space used by a table?

How to find out (if possible via Enterprise Manager), the total in Mb that a certain table is using?
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Upgrading to Java 7u65 breaks my Deployment Rule Set for Oracle applications

My company uses an older version of an Oracle application that requires Java 6u45. Naturally we want to be secure, so we use a Deployment Rule Set to specify 6u45 for that internal application and let ...
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Dependency error installing Oracle Client SDK on Linux

Trying to install Oracle Client and the SDK on Red Hat Linux EL6: [~]: sudo rpm -ivh oracle-instantclient12.1-basiclite-12.1.0.2.0-1.x86_64.rpm Preparing... ...
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Installing Oracle 32bit and 64bit client on the same machine

So I need to have both the 32bit and 64bit clients for Oracle 11g coexist on the same machine. I have installed both together before, but there are many issues where applications that need to use the ...
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How to crash Oracle VM intentionally by loading system parameters

I am using Oracle VM. I want to perform a stress test on system parameters like CPU, RAM etc. Can anyone help me out with the ways in which I can load the parameters with high load like using all the ...
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Need simple graphical interface for Oracle IMP utility

the company receives several Oracle database dumps from clients for analysis. My programmers are not Oracle literate and find it difficult to restore the dumps using the IMP utility. They need a ...
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Remote desktop disabled for oracle user

Recently while installing Oracle 12C DB on Windows server 2008 R2. I created an user called Oracle through the Oracle DB installation setup. Now am unable to login remotely into the machine with this ...
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How to delete data and free up disk space in Oracle DBMS 9i

I would like to know how usually one would delete data from an Oracle 9i DBMS which actually frees up disc space. Past scenario, we have had cases where clearing up 1-2 million rows of data does not ...
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Unable to connect to Oracle database from certain client machines

I have an application that connects to an Oracle database that works fine in development on any development machine I can find but falls over with the following error when being ran from a production ...
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How can I install Oracle ASM on Ubuntu Linux?

I am trying to install Oracle ASM on Ubuntu but I couldn't find ubuntu packages for ASM. Is there any way to install Oracle ASM on Ubuntu?
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Unable to convert JKS keystore to Oracle Wallet using orapki

I have generated jks keystore using keytool and using the jks keystore I have csr. The same csr I have sent to Signing authority. The Signing authority have given the trusted ...
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oracle admin accounts can be disabled?

Are there any undesirable effects if I disable all oracle admin accounts (sys, sysman..) and use new admin accounts? I'm afraid oracle itself might use such default admin accounts for processing? ...
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Multiple Oracle DB's on network

Im about to install a std edition of oracle 10g on my own machine for testing only. However we allready have an Oracle db on our network. Is it possible that I might cause any problems for the other ...
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ORA-12514: Message 12514 not found with two Oracle clients

A user is getting the following error when attempting to connect to an Oracle database through an Oracle Forms app. I also get the same error when I try to connect from their computer using sqlplus. ...