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Error: Imported Table Already Exists in Oracle
What Happens If the Imported Table Already Exists in Oracle? If the import process tries to import a table that already exists, the Data Pump Import utility will return an error and skip this table. The following exercise shows you a good example: >cd \oraclexe\app\oracle\product\1 0.2.0\serve...
2016-10-15, 2015👍, 0💬

Download Oracle Database 10g XE in Oracle
How To Download Oracle Database 10g XE in Oracle? If you want to download a copy of Oracle Database 10g Express Edition, visit http://www.oracle.com/technolo gy/software/products/database/ xe/.If you are using Windows systems, there are downloads available for you: Oracle Database 10g Express Edition...
2020-05-05, 2005👍, 0💬

Define External Table in a Text File in Oracle
How To Define an External Table in a Text File in Oracle? You can use the CREATE TABLE statement to create external tables. But you need to use ORGANIZATION EXTERNAL clause to specify the external file location and the data access driver. The tutorial exercise below shows you how to define an extern...
2016-10-19, 1607👍, 1💬

💬 2016-10-19 Randy: Great example, Thanks!

Understanding SQL Transaction Management in Oracle
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on SQL Transaction Management in Oracle? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on SQL Transaction Management in Oracle. Clear answers are provided with tutorial exercises on starting and e...
2019-09-16, 1588👍, 0💬

Windows Applications Connect to Oracle Servers in Oracle
How Can Windows Applications Connect to Oracle Servers in Oracle? A Windows application can connect to an Oracle server directly, if it knows how to use the Oracle TNS technology. A Windows application can connect to an Oracle server indirectly through Windows ODBC manager, because it offers ODBC dr...
2016-10-15, 1371👍, 0💬

Create a Table in a Given Tablespace in Oracle
How To Create a Table in a Specific Tablespace in Oracle? After you have created a new tablespace, you can give it to your users for them to create tables in the new tablespace. To create a table in a specific tablespace, you need to use the TABLESPACE clause in the CREATE TABLE statement. Here is a...
2019-01-08, 1334👍, 1💬

💬 2019-01-08 Bvm: Help :)

Show Privileges of the Current User in Oracle
How To Find Out What Privileges a User Currently Has in Oracle? Privileges granted to users are listed in two system views: DBA_SYS_PRIVS, and USER_SYS_PRIVS. You can find out what privileges a user currently has by running a query on those views as shown in the tutorial exercise below: >.\bi...
2019-06-11, 1297👍, 0💬

Import One Table back from a Dump File in Oracle
How To Import One Table Back from a Dump File in Oracle? If you only want to import one table back to the database, you can use a dump file that was created by full export, schema export or a table export. The following tutorial exercise shows you how to import the "fyi_links" table from a dump file...
2016-10-15, 1290👍, 0💬

Create a Stored Function in Oracle
How To Create a Stored Function in Oracle? A stored function is a function with a specified name and stored into the current database. If you want to create a stored function, you can use the CREATE FUNCTION statement. The example script below creates a stored procedure: SQL> CREATE OR REPLAC...
2018-11-11, 1266👍, 0💬

Create a Test Table for Transaction Testing in Oracle
How To Create a Test Table for Transaction Testing in Oracle? If you want to practice DML statements, you should create a testing table as shown in the script below: >cd (OracleXE home directory) >.\bin\sqlplus /nolog SQL> connect HR/fyicenter Connected. SQL> CREATE TABLE...
2019-09-04, 1238👍, 0💬

Concatenate Two Text Values in Oracle
How To Concatenate Two Text Values in Oracle? There are two ways to concatenate two text values together: CONCAT() function. '||' operation. Here is some examples on how to use them: SELECT 'FYI' || 'Center' || '.com' FROM DUAL; FYICenter.com SELECT CONCAT('FYICenter','.com') FROM DUAL; FYICenter.co...
2019-12-02, 1221👍, 0💬

What Is Open Database Communication (ODBC) in Oracle
What Is Open Database Communication (ODBC) in Oracle? ODBC, Open Database Communication, a standard API (application program interface) developed by Microsoft for Windows applications to communicate with database management systems. Oracle offers ODBC drivers to allow Windows applications to connect...
2016-10-15, 1200👍, 0💬

Start with a Minimum Initialization Parameter File in Oracle
How To Start Instance with a Minimal Initialization Parameter File in Oracle? The sample initialization parameter file provided by Oracle seems to be not working. But we can try to start the new instance with a minimal initialization parameter file (PFile). First you can create another PFile, $ORACL...
2018-05-08, 1197👍, 0💬

Where Is the Export Dump File Located in Oracle
Where Is the Export Dump File Located in Oracle? If you are not specifying the dump directory and file name, the dump file will be stored in the default dump directory with the default file name. The tutorial exercise below tells you find what is your default dump directory and locate the dump file....
2016-10-15, 1082👍, 0💬

Working with Cursors in Oracle PL/SQL
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on Working with Cursors in Oracle PL/SQL? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on Working with Cursors in Oracle PL/SQL. Clear answers are provided with tutorial exercises on defining, op...
2018-02-01, 1080👍, 0💬

Recover a Dropped Index in Oracle
How To Recover a Dropped Index in Oracle? If you have the recycle bin feature turned on, dropped indexes are stored in the recycle bin. But it seems to be command to restore a dropped index out of the recycle bin. FLASHBACK INDEX is not a valid statement. See the following script: ALTER SESSION SET ...
2019-04-22, 1065👍, 0💬

Introduction to Oracle Database 10g Express Edition
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on Oracle Database 10g Express Edition? I want to learn how to install Oracle database. Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on Oracle Database 10g Express Edition with installation instr...
2020-05-15, 1023👍, 0💬

Select an Oracle System ID (SID) in Oracle
How To Select an Oracle System ID (SID) in Oracle? This is Step 1. If you are planning to create a new database, you need to select an Oracle System ID (SID). This ID will be used to identify the new Oracle database and its Oracle instance. SID must be unique if you want to run multiple databases on...
2019-04-03, 1021👍, 0💬

Creating Oracle PL/SQL Procedures and Functions
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on Creating Oracle PL/SQL Procedures and Functions? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on Creating Oracle PL/SQL Procedures and Functions. It can also be used as learning tutorials on c...
2018-01-27, 987👍, 0💬

Create a Server Parameter File in Oracle
How To Create a Server Parameter File in Oracle? This is Step 5. The initialization parameter file is good to get an Oracle database instance started. But it is not ideal run an instance as production. You need to convert the initialization parameter file into a Server Parameter File (SPFile) using ...
2018-05-08, 973👍, 0💬

What Is SQL*Loader in Oracle
What Is SQL*Loader in Oracle? SQL*Loader is a database tool that allows to load data from external files into database tables. SQL*Loader is available as part of the free Oracle 10g Expression Edition. It has some interesting features as: Can load data from multiple data files into multiple tables i...
2018-06-12, 969👍, 0💬

Assign Debug Privilege to a User in Oracle
How To Assign Debug Privileges to a User in Oracle? In order to run SQL Developer in debug mode, the session must be connected with a user who has debug privileges. The following script shows you how to assign debug privileges: Connect to the default database, XE, as SYSTEM. Run "GRANT debug any pro...
2019-01-12, 954👍, 0💬

Drop a Stored Procedure in Oracle
How To Drop a Stored Procedure in Oracle? If there is an existing stored procedure and you don't want it any more, you can remove it from the database by using the DROP PROCEDURE statement as shown in the following script example: SQL> CREATE PROCEDURE Greeting AS 2 BEGIN 3 DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LI...
2018-11-11, 949👍, 0💬

Pass Parameters to Procedures in Oracle
How To Pass Parameters to Procedures in Oracle? Store procedures or functions can take parameters. You need to define parameters while defining the procedure, and providing values to parameters while calling the procedure. The script below shows you how to do this: SQL> CREATE OR REPLACE PROC...
2018-11-11, 941👍, 0💬

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