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Run SQL Commands in SQL*Plus in Oracle
How To Run SQL Commands in SQL*Plus in Oracle? If you want to run a SQL command in SQL*Plus, you need to enter the SQL command in one or more lines and terminated with (;). The tutorial exercise below shows a good example: SQL> SELECT 'Welcome!' FROM DUAL; 'WELCOME -------- Welcome! SQL&g...
2020-08-03, 718👍, 1💬

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Change SQL*Plus System Settings in Oracle
How To Change SQL*Plus System Settings in Oracle? SQL*Plus environment is controlled a big list of SQL*Plus system settings. You can change them by using the SET command as shown in the following list: SET AUTOCOMMIT OFF - Turns off the auto-commit feature. SET FEEDBACK OFF - Stops displaying the "2...
2020-07-22, 715👍, 0💬

Run PL/SQL Statements in SQL*Plus in Oracle
How To Run PL/SQL Statements in SQL*Plus in Oracle? If you want to run a single PL/SQL statement in SQL*Plus, you need to use the EXECUTE command as shown in the following tutorial example: SQL> SET SERVEROUTPUT ON SQL> EXECUTE DBMS_OUTPUT.PUT_LINE('Welcome to FYIcenter!') Welcome to F...
2020-07-22, 688👍, 0💬

Show Current SQL*Plus System Settings in Oracle
How To Look at the Current SQL*Plus System Settings in Oracle? If you want to see the current values of SQL*Plus system settings, you can use the SHOW command as shown in the following tutorial exercise: SQL> SHOW AUTOCOMMIT autocommit OFF SQL> SHOW HEADING heading ON SQL> SHOW ...
2020-07-22, 664👍, 0💬

SQL*Plus Environment Variables in Oracle
What Are SQL*Plus Environment Variables in Oracle? Behaviors of SQL*Plus are also controlled a some environment variables predefined on the local operating system. Here are some commonly used SQL*Plus environment variables: ORACLE_HOME - The home directory where your Oracle client application is ins...
2020-07-22, 642👍, 0💬

Input Buffer in SQL*Plus in Oracle
What Is Input Buffer in SQL*Plus in Oracle? Input buffer is a nice feature of the command-line SQL*Plus tool. It allows you to revise a multiple-line command and re-run it with a couple of simple commands. By default, input buffer is always turned on in SQL*Plus. The last SQL statement is always sto...
2020-07-15, 810👍, 0💬

Save Query Output to a Local File in Oracle
How To Save Query Output to a Local File in Oracle? Normally, when you run a SELECT statement in SQL*Plus, the output will be displayed on your screen. If you want the output to be saved to local file, you can use the "SPOOL fileName" command to specify a local file and start the spooling feature. W...
2020-07-15, 801👍, 0💬

Generate Query Output in HTML Format in Oracle
How To Generate Query Output in HTML Format in Oracle? If you want your query output to be generated in HTML format, you can use the "SET MARKUP HTML ON" to turn on the HTML feature. The following tutorial exercise gives you a good example: SQL> connect HR/retneciyf SQL> SET MARKUP HTM...
2020-07-15, 785👍, 0💬

Revise and Rerun the Last SQL Command in Oracle
How To Revise and Re-Run the Last SQL Command in Oracle? If executed a long SQL statement, found a mistake in the statement, and you don't want enter that long statement again, you can use the input buffer commands to the correct last statement and re-run it. The following tutorial exercise gives yo...
2020-07-15, 708👍, 0💬

Output Spooling in SQL*Plus in Oracle
What Is Output Spooling in SQL*Plus in Oracle? The output spooling a nice feature of the command-line SQL*Plus tool. If the spooling feature is turned on, SQL*Plus will send a carbon copy of the everything on your screen to a specified local file. Output spooling is used mostly for quick dump of dat...
2020-07-15, 702👍, 0💬

What Is Program Global Area (PGA) in Oracle
What Is Program Global Area (PGA) in Oracle? A Program Global Area (PGA) is a memory buffer that is allocated for each individual database session and it contains session specific information such as SQL statement data or buffers used for sorting. The value specifies the total memory allocated by al...
2020-07-07, 834👍, 0💬

What Is System Global Area in Oracle
What Is System Global Area (SGA) in Oracle? The System Global Area (SGA) is a memory area that contains data shared between all database users such as buffer cache and a shared pool of SQL statements. The SGA is allocated in memory when an Oracle database instance is started, and any change in the v...
2020-07-07, 822👍, 0💬

What Is a Server Parameter File in Oracle
What Is a Server Parameter File in Oracle? A server parameter file is a binary file that acts as a repository for initialization parameters. The server parameter file can reside on the machine where the Oracle database server executes. Initialization parameters stored in a server parameter file are ...
2020-07-07, 749👍, 0💬

What Is an Initialization Parameter File in Oracle
What Is an Initialization Parameter File in Oracle? An initialization parameter file is a text file that contains a list of initialization parameters. The file should be written in the client's default character set. Sample initialization parameter files are provided on the Oracle distribution mediu...
2020-07-07, 703👍, 0💬

What Is a User Account in Oracle
What Is a User Account in Oracle? A user account is identified by a user name and defines the user's attributes, including the following: Password for database authentication Privileges and roles Default tablespace for database objects Default temporary tablespace for query processing work space   ⇒...
2020-07-07, 611👍, 0💬

Use SQL*Plus Built-in Timer in Oracle
How To Use SQL*Plus Built-in Timers in Oracle? If you don't have a stopwatch/timer and want to measure elapsed periods of time, you can SQL*Plus Built-in Timers with the following commands: TIMING - Displays number of timers. TIMING START [name] - Starts a new timer with or without a name. TIMING SH...
2020-06-08, 921👍, 0💬

SQL*Plus Commands Stored in a File in Oracle
How Run SQL*Plus Commands That Are Stored in a Local File in Oracle? If you have a group of commands that you need to run them repeatedly every day, you can save those commands in a file (called SQL script file), and using the "@fileName" command to run them in SQL*Plus. If you want to try this, cre...
2020-06-08, 792👍, 0💬

Setup Autotrace for a User Account in Oracle
How To Set Up Autotrace for a User Account in Oracle? If an Oracle user wants to use the autotrace feature, you can use the tutorial as an example to create the required table PLAN_TABLE, the required security role PLUSTRACE, and grant the role to that user: SQL> CONNECT HR/retneciyf SQL&...
2020-06-08, 723👍, 0💬

Show Execution Path Reports in Oracle
How To Get Execution Path Reports on Query Statements in Oracle? If your user account has autotrace configured by the DBA, you can use the "SET AUTOTRACE ON EXPLAIN" command to turn on execution path reports on query statements. The tutorial exercise bellow shows you a good example: SQL> CONN...
2020-06-08, 690👍, 0💬

What Is Oracle Server Autotrace in Oracle
What Is Oracle Server Autotrace in Oracle? Autotrace is Oracle server feature that generates two statement execution reports very useful for performance tuning: Statement execution path - Shows you the execution loop logic of a DML statement. Statement execution statistics - Shows you various execut...
2020-06-08, 645👍, 0💬

What Is SQL*Plus in Oracle
What Is SQL*Plus in Oracle? SQL*Plus is an interactive and batch query tool that is installed with every Oracle Database Server or Client installation. It has a command-line user interface, a Windows Graphical User Interface (GUI) and the iSQL*Plus web-based user interface.   ⇒Oracle Database Basic ...
2020-05-29, 819👍, 2💬

💬 2020-05-29 FYIcenter.com: @Frank, Yes. SQL*Plus offers you query tools to connect to remote Oracle servers.

💬 2020-05-27 Frank Jam: What the usage for SQL*Plus? Query tools

What Is SQL Standard in Oracle
What Is SQL Standard in Oracle? SQL, SEQUEL (Structured English Query Language), is a language for RDBMS (Relational Database Management Systems). SQL was developed by IBM Corporation. SQL became an ANSI standard, called SQL-87, in 1986. ISO made a major revision, called SQL-92, in 1992. The latest ...
2020-05-29, 837👍, 0💬

Understanding SQL Language Basics for Oracle
Where to find answers to frequently asked questions on SQL Language Basics for Oracle? Here is a list of frequently asked questions and their answers compiled by FYIcenter.com DBA team on SQL Language Basics for Oracle. Clear answers are provided with tutorial exercises on data types, data literals,...
2020-05-29, 835👍, 0💬

Oracle Built-in Data Types in Oracle
What Are the Oracle Built-in Data Types in Oracle? There are 20 Oracle built-in data types, divided into 6 groups: Character Datatypes - CHAR, NCHAR, NVARCHAR2, VARCHAR2 Number Datatypes - NUMBER, BINARY_FLOAT, BINARY_DOUBLE Long and Row Datatypes - LONG, LONG RAW, RAW Datetime Datatypes - DATE, TIM...
2020-05-29, 788👍, 0💬

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