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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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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Do we need to mount or not ? for Oracle ASM [on hold]

i am comparing the differences between installing a db with its files on a traditional filesystem and on oracle asm with traditional filesystem, it seems like there is no concern for disk persistent ...
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ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified

I have a J2EE application hosted on JBoss on Linux. When I try to access the application, I see following error in the server.log file. ORA-12705: invalid or unknown NLS parameter value specified ...
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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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Weblogic silent installation fails

I am trying to install Weblogic 12.1.3 to my Ubuntu Server 15.04 running on Vmware. I followed every step mentioned here (for single instance and instead of using /u02 I used /u01 folder. The rest is ...
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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 ...
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Oracle 10g for Windows does not start up on system boot

We have an Oracle 10g Enterprise Edition installation (10.2.0.1.0) on a Windows Server 2003 virtual machine. It was initially created with Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 but has now been migrated to ...
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Cannot start Oracle XE 11gR2 Net Listener and Database on Ubuntu 13.04

I have been following the setup step on this article for installing Oracle XE 11g R2 on Ubuntu 13.04. The environment variables PATH, ORACLE_HOME, ORACLE_SID, NLS_LANG ORACLE_BASE have all been set up ...
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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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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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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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Trying to install pdo_oci via PECL fails asking for PDO extension

I'm using Linux Mint 11 (based on Ubuntu 11.04) and I need to use PHP with Oracle through PDO, a requirement of the framework we will work with. I've installed various PDO extensions using the normal ...
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Oracle: Getting ORA-01195 and ORA-01110 when attempting resetlogs

I am trying to get our database to startup. When I login to sqlplus and do a startup, I get the message: Total System Global Area 534462464 bytes Fixed Size 2215064 bytes Variable ...
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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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Can't start WebLogic admin console

I'm wondering how to fix this error. We had the wrong Java installed on my machine when I got it, so my boss installed JRocket to fix things. WebLogic has been having problems ever since. I cannot ...
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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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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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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 11.2 linked server from SQL Server: missing oraclient11.dll required for distributed transactions

I've set up a linked server to Oracle 11g R2 in my 32-bit SQL Server 2005 instance, using the Oracle-provided OraOLEDB.Oracle. When I try to query against the linked server from SSMS, I get OLE DB ...
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Oracle UTL_HTTP with SHA-256

I use Oracle Express Edition 11G (11.2.0.2.0). Sometimes we need to call a webservice using UTL_HTTP. If the webservice is using https we need to use Oracle Wallet where we download the server's SSL ...
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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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ORA-12505, TNS:listener does not currently know of SID after changing port number

I am trying to change oracle tnslsnr port number from default to some other port. After I change port number for tnslsnr from 1521 to 2000 I start geting ORA-12505, TNS:listener does not currently ...
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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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Installing BI Publisher 10 and 11 on the same machine

I was using BIP 11g previously but need to generate reports for an older version of our application which had 10g. Wanted to know if it is possible to have both versions installed on configured in the ...
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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 ...
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Error with OraOLEDB.Oracle in PowerShell

I am a sysadmin who primarily handles Powershell scripting for our AD environment, and we periodically hit this error in both our test environment and in live. Exception calling "Open" with "0" ...
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What does Oracle Data Access Components Release number mean?

I need to document the Oracle Data Access Component installed on our system. The current version we have installed is 12.1.0.1.2. What does each number indicate ? I searched but could only find ...
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How can I find my Oracle 10g server version?

I don't have physical access to my Oracle server but I can run some sql command from Toad. Is there a way I can find wich version the server is running, like 10.2.3.1. I know it's 10g but I'd like to ...
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How to execute datapump commands as sysdba from remote machine

I would like to know the syntax to call datapump commands (expdp/impdp) logged as 'sys as sysdba' from a remote machine. I know that when logged on the machine which runs the database, I can use : ...
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How To Remove Non-Existent/Phantom Yum Repository?

TL;DR... I'm replacing public yum repos with an internal one and I can't figure out why two public ones continue to display in "yum repolist" when they don't appear in the normal config files. I've ...
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Extremely high TTFB when connecting to Oracle DB 11 via ODP.net

After mutiple days of searching Google, I still have the following issue: I have an internal website, which is hosted on Win2012 server, and uses ODP.NET to connect to an oracle db. The issue is ...
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Migrating Oracle DB to another operating system from Red Hat Enterprise by using a disk image

I have a Red Hat Enterprise server disk image that Oracle DB is installed on it. My question is : Is it even possible to use this disk image in order to setup same DB on another Oracle supported ...
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Oracle: TRUNCATE sometimes takes ages

Usually, truncating a table takes 5-10 seconds. But when several people work on the same DB instance (but different tables), the operation can take more than an hour. How do I debug this?
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Oracle Linux hangs on Hyper-V

I am trying to install Oracle Linux 7.0 on Hyper-V. While I click through the GUI installer the system stops responding. The mouse cursor stays in the same place. It happened to me a few times, ...
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Does my Oracle DBA need root access?

My Oracle DBA Colleague is requesting root access on our production servers. He is arguing that he need it to perform some operations like rebooting the server and some other tasks. I do not not ...
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.NET 4.0 applications suddenly stop working with TNS error (IIS 7.5, Oracle 11.2.0 client)

I support an IIS 7.5 web server and I've been having a bit of trouble with my app pools. What I am seeing is every so often, the applications using connections to Oracle databases will stop working ...
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Why am I getting a 'Memory fault(coredump)' when I start the oracle listener?

This server (AIX ver 6) recently went out due a prolonged power outage. When I try to start the oracle listener I get this $ lsnrctl start Memory fault(coredump)
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How to find database connection information for Oracle on VirtualBox?

I am attempting to run an Oracle database on a Mac OS X system. To do so, I have followed the following guide: ...