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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iPlanet Authentication provider

Good day. I have stepped into project that requires a server migration that would change the means of authentication for our CAC/PKI SSL enabled website. We are using iPlanet 7 and Oracle Directory ...
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Windows 2003 server with oracle freezes

I am newbie to servers n all.. Please do help. We are having a windows 2003 machine with the latest hardware configuration (i3 processor) which runs an ORACLE 8 Database server. The machine freezes ...
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SSL certificate for Oracle Application Server 11g

I was asked to get an SSL certificate for an "Oracle Application Server 11g" which has a soon-to-expire certificate. Brushing aside the fact that 10g seems to be the newest version, I got a ...
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Oracle Virtual Server OEL vm fails to start - kernel panic on cpu identify

I am in the process of following a guide to setup various oracle vm templates, so far I have installed OVS 2. 2 and got the OVM Manager working, imported the template for OEL5U5 and created a vm from ...
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How do I ensure that the SQL*Net keepalive is turned on?

I have a public facing application server that accesses an Oracle database that resides behind a firewall. Some of the processes that are executed through the application server can run for over an ...
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Is disconnecting a network cable different from VMware “Connected” option?

I have an application that connects to a database and retrieves information from it. The way it is written is: for every request received, create a new connection to the DB server and retrieve data. ...
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2 RAC node clusters with different RAID layouts?

I am comparing RAID 10 and RAID 5 configurations for Oracle database in order to determine the best choice in terms of performance for mixed workloads. Is it possible to have 2 RAC node clusters and ...
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OID (directory service) Installation and configuration on Windows 2003 R2

I need your help in installing and configuring Oracle Internet Directory service on Windows 2003 R2 server machine, I was wondering if anyone can provide any useful tutorial links on the same. I did ...
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Configuring DHCPD to use option 66, in a specific subnet

I am trying to configure DHCP to use option 66 to provide a TFTP server to Sunray thin clients. The clients in a specific subnet must use a specific TFTP server so that they are served configuration ...
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Oracle- Can't access objects from other users schema

I have an oracle database with 2 users. I have created a table in one of the user accounts, but cannot access the table from the other account ("table or view does not exist"). It doesn't work when I ...
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Oracle Import Dump [closed]

After system failure I have bought a new server and now Im trying to recreate the oracle database I had. I have a dump file which was made with the command exp and full=y. So can I restore the full ...
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Oracle replication A->B and B<-A?

If you have two unrelated Oracle databases on separate servers, can you replicate A to B and B to A so both servers have a copy of both db's? Idea is for DR "on the cheap" without buying more Oracle ...
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How Oracle is doing high availability? [closed]

We are searching for some replacement of our mysql cluster - Oracle or pgsql. I read the whole document about HA in Oracle 11 database system, but I really was not able to understand it quite enough. ...
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Are Oracle Database CPU license limits enforced by software, and how do I check them? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I've inherited a windows VM running Oracle Database 10g. Currently the VM has only one CPU assigned to it, but I can ...
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Performance-optimizing Oracle 10g on a server that is also a Tomcat JSP app server?

I have inherited a simple RedHat 5 - 64bit platform. It has SCSI disks on RAID1, with 16GB of RAM. Double Core CPU. Oracle 10g, Release 2. This would be a decent platform for running the DB ...
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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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Does Oracle database need to be restarted to use Rman?

We have an Oracle database which uses Rman. The server hosting Rman repositories crashed. We've put the Rman server back online, but do we need to bounce the Oracle database to get it to start using ...
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How does Oracle Streams prevent the execution of code during the distribution process?

I thought about Oracle Streams and stumpled into a question. Oracle Streams is used on the database I am programming for, but I am not the DBA. Therefore I am not familiar with the configuration of ...
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OracleDBConsoleORCL service cannot be started [closed]

I installed oracle in my own machine from about two years, but I stopped some oracle services from about seven months. Now I tried to start them again and open the oracle db but I couldn't make a ...
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Can't install kernel-uek-headers for currently running kernel

I have just created a VM in VMWare and installed a minimal install of Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.3. # cat /etc/oracle-release Oracle Linux Server release 6.3 It is running with the UEK kernel. # ...
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Why would adding a datafile cause a deadlock in Oracle?

I have noticed something in Oracle which never happened before to me. Though I frequently do this kind of thing for many years now. In this case it's an Oracle11 instance (Oracle Database 11g ...
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Install Oracle Java JRE 7 on Ubuntu with just the command line

I can't use openjdk because it doesn't have native .jpg support. I can't use sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin any more because apparently those have been pulled. JRE version 7 ...
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Exception thrown when trying to access a web service (Weblogic) - java.lang.LinkageError

I've installed Adobe LiveCycle for Weblogic 10.3.4, and when I try to access one of the web services it deployed, I'm getting the following exception: Exception - java.lang.LinkageError: loader ...
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SELinux is preventing Perl CGI script from accessing Oracle libraries

I'm trying to configure SELinux on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 web server that runs Apache 2.2.15 and Perl 5.10.1, and connects to remote Oracle databases. The Oracle 11.2g client is installed. The ...
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Linux OEL 6x - Compatibility with ACL

Will the ACL [ Access control lists like getfacl, setfacl ] utility work fine with OEL 6x? It works great with Solaris 5.9 but not sure OEL 6x will support ACL utilities
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How to export database from Oracle 10g

I'd like to export database with all the triggers, indexes, grants and user accounts from Oracle 10g database. Problem is I only have SYSDBA access to the server, so I can't access the servers files ...
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Migration from oracle to DB2

I want to migrate my oracle schema to db2. Any tool available for migration? Please help
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Cant open up oracle web console after install db 11gr2 and show weird symbols?

i just finished installing oracle database 11gR2. after successful install, i will usually want to open up web console at http://localhost:1158/em.. however if i open up the page i get a weird symbol ...
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sudo yum install oracle (-instantclient,-instantclient-basic,etc) not working

Specifically I would like to know what the package name is for the yum package for Oracle Instant Client. I've tried some that Google seemed to like, such as oracle, oracle-instantclient-basic, ...
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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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Install Oracle 11g on Ubuntu using rpm package?

Does anyone have tried to install orcale 11g using offical rpm packages? I found it is very complicated to install the oracle successfully on Ubuntu server. And there are many different guides ...
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How do you read an Oracle .dmp file on a Mac?

I have a ~1GB .dmp file I'd like to get the data out of and I'm on a Mac. Is there any way to do this without either buying Oracle or finding a windows machine? Can you import .dmp files into ...
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Oracle redo log performance degradation when inserting

I have a oracle 11g database. I'm testing in for inserts. The database running in noarchive mode. I have 3 redo log configured, each 2gb. I'm trying to insert data into test table. At begin it goes ...
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Oracle OID SSO does not logout of partner applications on VM PCs

We have Oracle's OID providing Single Sign-On functionality to Oracle's EnterpriseOne software suite. Everything was working fine and dandy until we provided some developers access to VM PCs (instead ...
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Should I expect a great increase in Oracle performance in terms of handling multiple requests switching from single to dual core?

We have an Oracle database of roughly 100 GB that runs on top of a Windows Server 2k3R2 VM in ESX in a 1 socket, 1 core configuration. Whenever it has to handle a major query it seems to get "pegged" ...
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Oracle parameter array binding from c# executed parallel and serial on different servers

I have two Oracle 9i 64 bit servers, dev and prod. Calling a procedure from a c# app with parameter array binding, prod executes the procedure simultaneously for each value in the parameter array, ...
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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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Longevity of Tape versus Disk

I read something in a Oracle Archiving book, about longevity of Tape Versus Disk, i quote: "Longevity. No matter how you store your data, eventually it has to be moved either due to obsolescence ...
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What exactly is “pinning” in relation to indexes? [closed]

When one talks about "pinning" in indexes, what exactly is this? Is there some other word/term I can search for, as google has not provided any solutions. It is part of a test question, where ...
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PHP5 OCI8 FreeBSD

I'm running a FreeBSD server with Apache and PHP 5.3. I'm trying to get the Oracle DB extension (OCI8) running with PHP but I can't find a port or anything for it. Half of the Internet says it's no ...
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Blocking locks and performance

My main question is if high amounts of blocking locks degrade Oracle server performance. I understand that it can hurt users performance, but does it cause high load on Oracle itself?
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cx_Oracle - InterfaceError: Unable to acquire Oracle environment handle

I have installed Django on Ubuntu 12.04 behind NGINX with uWSGI. I use Postgresql as the main database for the application however I need to retrieve some data from an Oracle database. I have ...
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I compiled samba 3.6.4 on Solaris 9, and can't get smbd to run

I compiled the latest release of samba on a Solaris 5.9 system to address CVE-2012-1182, and I'm getting this result when I run smbd. fs17151# ./smbd -i smbd version 3.6.4 started. Copyright Andrew ...
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VirtualBox setup of Bodhi Linux

I have a .vdi file that has a setup of Bodhi Linux which I am trying to run with virtualbox. Everything goes fine and the system starts but stops at the grub screen, not loading the linux on the ...
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display sql syntax in Oracle's sqlplus? [closed]

What is in Oracle's sqlplus equivalent of Linux's man or --help ? When I'm in sqlplus and type help index, I get some commands displayed, but there is no way to get specific sql syntax. For example ...
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unable to install sun jdk on ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and I'm trying to install sun jdk for opennms. sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk when i run above given command i get following msg: root@fido:~# sudo apt-get install ...
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Improving latency between developer machine and oracle db

It seems our developers are concerned with the latency they are getting between their dev machines at site a and the database which is at site b. Ofcourse the obvious thing is to have as little as ...
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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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How to have oracle database accessible remotely

I can connect to my oracle database using localhost:1521. However, connecting to the IP address does not work. I'm trying to do this because I am trying to connect to my database using another ...
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create a 'definition' file from Oracle

I have inherited an oracle database, and have no Oracle experience. I have been tasked with building a 'clone' of the database on a new server. I am searching around, but not finding the things I am ...