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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, 1561👍, 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, 1373👍, 1💬

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

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, 1154👍, 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, 1084👍, 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, 949👍, 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, 908👍, 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, 903👍, 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, 893👍, 1💬

💬 2019-01-08 Bvm: Help :)

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, 855👍, 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, 832👍, 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, 800👍, 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, 776👍, 0💬

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, 767👍, 0💬

Create a Stored Procedure in Oracle
How To Create a Stored Procedure in Oracle? A stored procedure is a procedure with a specified name and stored into the current database. If you want to create a stored procedure, you can use the CREATE PROCEDURE statement. The example script below creates a stored procedure: SQL> CREATE PROC...
2018-11-11, 754👍, 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, 752👍, 0💬

How Many Anonymous Blocks Can Be Defined in Oracle
How Many Anonymous Blocks Can Be Defined in Oracle? An anonymous block is stored in the user's current session without any name. So you can only define one anonymous block at any time. If you define another anonymous block, the new block will replace the previously defined block, as shown in the fol...
2018-10-30, 736👍, 0💬

Create Your Own Reports in SQL Developer in Oracle
How To Create Your Own Reports in SQL Developer in Oracle? Oracle SQL Developer also lets you create your own reports. See the following steps on how to do this: Click menu View. Selects Reports from the menu. Open Reports. Right-click on User Defined Reports. Select Add Report. Enter Name as: My Te...
2019-01-26, 735👍, 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, 728👍, 0💬

Attributes of the Implicit Cursor in Oracle
How To Use Attributes of the Implicit Cursor in Oracle? Right after executing a DML statement, you retrieve any attribute of the implicit cursor by using SQL%attribute_name, as shown in the following tutorial exercise: CREATE TABLE student (id NUMBER(5) PRIMARY KEY, first_name VARCHAR(80) NOT NULL, ...
2018-02-01, 725👍, 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, 708👍, 0💬

Loading and Exporting Data in Oracle
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on Loading and Exporting Data in Oracle? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on Loading and Exporting Data in Oracle. Clear answers are provided with tutorial exercises on saving data as...
2018-06-27, 698👍, 0💬

Start an Oracle Instance in Oracle
How To Start an Oracle Instance in Oracle? This is Step 6. Now you are ready to start the new Oracle Instance without any database. This instance will be used to create a database. Starting an instance without database can be done by using STARTUP NOMOUNT statement as shown below: >.\bin\sqlp...
2018-05-08, 697👍, 0💬

Load Data through External Tables in Oracle
How To Load Data through External Tables in Oracle? If you have data stored in external files, you can load it to database through an external table by the steps below: Create an external table with columns matching data fields in the external file. Create a regular table with the same columns. Run ...
2016-11-27, 697👍, 0💬

Bring a Tablespace Offline in Oracle
How To Bring a Tablespace Offline in Oracle? If you want to stop users using a tablespace, you can bring it offline using the ALTER TABLESPACE ... OFFLINE statement as shown in the following script: SQL> connect HR/fyicenter Connected. SQL> CREATE TABLESPACE my_space 2 DATAFILE '/temp/...
2019-01-01, 686👍, 0💬

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