• Difference between length and vsize functions

    Hi I have got same results for both the vsize and length functions. Why the two functions are giving the same result? Can any one clarify this? Thanks in advance, Regards, P. Karthik

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  • Import utility in Oracle

    When importing a table (as a means of restoring), and specify ROWS = Y, does the data in the table get overridden?

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  • Configuring OEM to access Oracle on 2 systems

    Background: oracle_sid=opteldb runs on win2k v9.2.0 (IP= oracle_sid = GLDBWH runs on solaris 2.6 v8.1.7(IP: OEM is configured on win2k (client platform--not the oracle win2k server). I now can access opteldb and tnsnames.ora is configured with opteldb (stored in...

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  • Trying to solve ORA-00980: synonym translation is no longer valid

    I ran the catalog.sql script on my Enterprise DB in preparation for exporting a schema from my Oracle 9i version Enterprise DB with an Enterprise Manager Server and Intelligent Agent to an Oracle 9i version Personal Edition DB(Each DB running on separate PCs in my LAN). I ran...

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  • time-based & change-based recovery

    i was reading abt these methods of recovery. In classrooms, the lecturer always simulate this sort of recovery by noticing the time (for time-based recovery), or the log seq# (for changed-based recovery). In reality, there will always be careless users who deleted a record they shldnt and now...

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  • Tablespace recovery

    Q1: How do i find out which datafile i need to recover when doing a tablespace recovery? Is it thru V$DATAFILE? Will oracle indicate this? Q2: Under which circumstances shld i consider recovering a datafile / a tablespace? It seems that i could recover a tablespace by just recovering a datafile (if...

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  • Email alerts and export report to Excel

    I'm running oracle9.2 on win2k. I need to do the following: 1) Run a script to monitor my storage percentage,number of extents of a tablespace, free space. After which i need to email this report to myself via MS outlook so that i have a record of this. The email shld be on a daily basis. This is...

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  • Naming Constraints and Moving Tables

    Hi i hv started on Oracle9.2 running on win2k. A consultant we hired wrote all the shop floor programs and define all the tables, indexes, constraints. He also define for us the database config (init.ora). Because he is more into programming, i need to "clean-up" his act 1)Move all my uses even SYS...

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  • Oracle ./runInstaller problem

    Dear Oracle Experts, I came across the following problem when trying to update my Oracle 9.2 to Oracle When I typed > ./runInstaller for the Oracle patch. I get the following error. "You do not have permission to write to the inventory /oracle/product/db/920/$ORACLE_HOME....

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  • Oracle 9i Instance and database creation from the command line in WIN NT 2000

    Hi, Has anyone done this using Windows Authentication (the user is an admin and in the ORA_DBA group)? I used oradim to create an instance and did not specify any password. Instance was created but it gave me a TNS-12156 : TNS Protocol Error while connecting "connect /as sysdba". When I specify a...

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  • Versioning and merging products for oracle

    Has anyone been working with/implementing any versioning products with merging capabilities for oracle pl/sql? I'm hoping for some recomendations.

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  • SYS account problems with 9i

    Hi, When I try to login to the Oracle 9i database as sys, I am getting a TNS-12154 error. Surprisingly, I can log in as SYSTEM and another DBA account. The reason why I need to get in as SYS is to recompile the STANDARD package, as it has become invalid (?), ORA-6553 error and developers are not...

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  • CLOB – Fetch out of sequence

    I am inserting into a table which has a CLOB field. I insert a blank_clob and then try and retrieve the clob field again directly after insert. When I execute the select to retrieve the CLOB field I am getting ORA-01002: fetch out of sequence. The query looks like: select XML_DATA from XML_TABLE...

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  • Unix ODBC Drivers

    I am looking for an inexpensive way to do a pull of Sqlserver data into Oracle using Native Oracle Sql Statements to select the data from Sqlserver. This request would be easy to fulfill if there were an ODBC driver for Unix. I have found such drivers but they are expensive ($4000 per CPU on Unix...

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  • Oracle Application Remote Administration

    Hello Sir/Madam/Mrs/Ms, i'm not sure whether is this the right platform asking my type of questions, but just go ahead. I have an Oracle database server and application server at Premise A. Right now i'm in Premise B which is geographically apart from Premise A about 365km. I want to access Oracle...

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  • ORA-03113 error while compiling Oracle packages

    Hi All Recently we migrated our PLSQL code from Oracle to While compiling our packages in 9i, we are getting the ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel error. This happens only when we compile two particular packages. And then when we connect again immediately, and...

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  • switching between instances without down time

    I am installing a new warehouse. I will be running two instances on the same physical server. I plan to load data into one instance while the other is being used for reporting. At the completion of the load process, I need to point the new user connections to the just loaded instance and allow the...

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  • Upgrading Oracle on Windows 2000

    I am preparing an Oracle upgrade from to on a Windows 2000 environment. The server has 3 instances on it, and the possibility of upgrading them one at a time is a real one. My question is, is it OK to just run the upgrade assistant against each database one at a time, and let it...

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  • Oracle and gcc compiler

    We just upgraded to Oracle When we try to compile a program, we get the following error: ld: fatal: file /u100/app/oracle/product/9.2.0/lib//libclntsh.so: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64 error when trying to compile with GCC version 2.95.3. I was wondering if anyone had run across this, and,...

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  • Database Replication

    Hello, i have to set up an Database Replication for both read and write access to a tables data from anywhere. Who knows a good description with an example for the set up and administration?

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