• Database Implementation

    What is the best practice for implementation of a new Database software package (I.E. creating teams, or work with a Committee) My boss would like me to learn everyones job, is this really necessary to implement a new Database package...

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  • Oracle Sql Tuning

    Hi everybody. I need some help with Sql Tuning. I have a query that returns information from many tables (let's say 5 for the example). 2 of that tables are big tables (20 million rows each one). I usually write 'where' clauses putting first the join conditions and after them, the table specific...

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  • Updating a CLOB

    I am trying to remove carriage returns at the end of clob fields by using the following in sqlplus: update scbdesc a set a.scbdesc_text_narrative = (select substr(dbms_lob.substr(scbdesc_text_narrative),1, length(scbdesc_text_narrative) -1) from scbdesc b where...

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  • Oracle boolean data type questions

    Greetings, Since Oracle Table structures do not support a boolean data type, there is a choice (Make it a varchar2(1) or Number(1)), with contents of 0,1 or Y,N The questions I have are: 1) From a comparison perspective, which provides better performance? Comparison of a number (1,0) or string...

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  • AMD vs. Intel: Data Warehouse Servers and Consolidated Database Servers …

    Hello everyone, Hope all is well ... Any help, opinions, direction to whitepapers, benchmarch reports, overkill/underkill comments, and the like would be greatly appreciated: We are in the process of spec'ing out hardware needs for our targeted new data warehouse and new consolidated database...

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  • 16 bit application connection to ORACLE 9

    Our company has previously developed 2 old software 16-bit applications that connect to ORACLE v7. Q: Is it possible to get these apps to connect to ORACLE 9? I'm told that this may be generally regarded as a 16 Bit to 32 bit issue, and that we may need some an interface/translation from 16 Bit...

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  • Oracle 9i export unsuccessful since patch update.

    Hi, i'm quite new to oracle, i've got an oracle 9i database been running 1 year, which runs an export every night. Everything has been working fine on 9.2.0.1.0. I updated straight to 9.2.0.7.0. Everything else looks ok. Users, still happy. Now export fails with: Connected to: Oracle9i Release...

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  • DataBase Administration

    Hello everybody. We have an Oracle 8i DataBase of aprox. 30 GigaBytes. There are 3 big tables using about 50 % of that space, and our DBA is planning to move these tables to another database, to make the administration and backup procedure easier... but I'm not sure about that. Is that a good idea...

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  • Is there an IBM Tool to Rebind Plans/Collections

    I am an applicaiton developer, (analyst) resonsible for ensuring four test regions (and sometimes the produciton region) performs as effieciently as possible. We have approximately 1000 programs that have not accurate statistics (run stats are not updated, another question). Our DBA's tell us it is...

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  • Developer to Data Architect

    Hi, I am currently working in Java/J2EE technologies and Oracle Technologies. I have very good knowledge of Oracle (SQL, PL/SQL and Performance Tuning). I want to tune my career as a Data Architect in the current Application. Please, guide me in this aspect. Regards, Viswanath

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  • What partiotions (slices) I should use for Oracle 10G?

    I am building a test server with Solaris 10 and oracle 10G. I would like to know what is the best partitioning that I should do? Thanks, Luis

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  • purchasing a computer laptop

    what do i need to watch out for before purchasing a laptop,am hoping to become a programmer in future.am currently studying computer science and working also in the IT department

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  • Oracle Longops Queries.

    Hi, Does anyone know the criteria based on which oracle defines a query/transaction to become a candidate for longoops.

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  • Oracle RAC – Hotstandby (physical)

    I have a 2 node RAC cluster (10.2.0.1) running on AIX. For testing and documentation purposes I need to create a hot standby on the second node. I have attempted this with varying error messages. I have an SR open with Oracle but have gotten no where at all. If anyone has done this or has an idea...

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  • Group data by week

    Hi, I would like to group my data by weeks( and the user gives the from to Through date). But the problem is the week in this report starts from Friday and ends on thirsday. for instance if the user gives 1/3/06 to 1/12/06 then I want to display my data like this 1/3/05 - 1/5/05 Sum of my fileds...

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  • Partitioning a large financial table

    i hv a large table (GL details that is abt 30-50mb) that contains financial data. i want to partition it by these fields 1) company code 2) Quarter (based on the financial periods) 3) Year Eg, data Select GLCO, GLYEAR, (TO_CHAR(GLYEAR) ||'/'||TO_CHAR(GLMNTH)) As Yrmth, GLMNTH, GLAMT FROM GLPGL;...

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  • Oracle Developer 6i and 9i database connection problems

    I cannot connect to a 9i database patched to 9.2.0.6 (I can if the server is patched to 9.2.0.5) from a 6i Developer client on XP. Tnsping80 is OK but not SQL. I get kicked out of SQL and the error report references ora805.dll. When I install the 9i client I can connect with it but still cannot...

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  • index usage on dynamic search criteria

    Hi, I have a very dynamic searching requirement. We can searh any columns of the tables in the database, using any criteria columns of tables in the database. Right now, we are facing some performance problems as the data grows in a rate of 2,000,000 records every three months. We plan to build the...

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  • read only user

    I've got an Oracle 9.2.0.5 database and I need to create a read only user that can view any table, view, package, etc. I've created the user but I can't figure out how to give it read only access to packages, procedures and functions. The only option seems to be granting execute any procedure. I...

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  • Educating database users

    Database administrators must always be prepared to handle users' database problems and concerns -- even if those users are quick to blame for every small thing that goes wrong and rarely praise when big things go right. It may be a lack of education; users just don't understand the work involved...

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