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Update statement with outer join

Sat, 2019-05-04 08:06
Hi, From the sql script, I would like to understand the difference in the behavior between executions of statement 8 and statement 11. While statement 8 updates the flag_1 to null, statement 11 updates it to 2. What difference it makes when I u...
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Pass parameter to where clause in bulk collect statement

Sat, 2019-05-04 08:06
Hi I have a basic procedure which bulk collects the results of a select statement into a table array. I then print out one line to show that it has worked.. Code (SQL): <code>CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE use_var IS TYPE r_tab IS TABLE OF msf010%...
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View SYS permissions

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
A vendor would like me to run a script against a client's database. The script requires 'SYS' user access and makes the following grants: <code>grant select on sys.gv_\$mystat to public;</code> <code>grant select on sys.gv_\$vsession to public;</...
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Ways to Name the Output Columns of a Pipelined Table Function

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
How many ways are there to name the output columns of a pipelined table function? My understanding is the only way is via a RECORD type like this: <code>CREATE PACKAGE blah_blah_blah IS TYPE abc_rec IS RECORD (ID NUMBER, ...
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Sequence behavior skipping values

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
Hello, Ask Tom Team. I have a table in a 2-node RAC with an identity column. The sequence is generated by default, cache 3000 and noorder option. I see something weird. The first insert was id 1, which means that it came from instance 1, then...
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Unable to complete finish_redef_table on reference partitioned table

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
Hi , Could you please have a look at below reference partition scenario Rowcount of order_items is 25 millions: I need to change the partition technique of child table i.r. order_items to DAILY-RANGE INTERVAL partition. Table dont have primary k...
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Search on concatenated index values

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
I am looking into an issue with concatenated index (also known as multi-column, composite or combined index). So, by the current design, I have 2 columns KEY1 and KEY2, which produce my PRIMARY KEY PK1. <code> CREATE TABLE "myTable" ( "...
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Error while cloning remote database using dblink: ORA-65345: cannot refresh pluggable database

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
<code>create pluggable database test3 from test32@ttxtest_link1 parallel 8 refresh mode none create_file_dest ='/u02/app/oracle/oradata/test3/' * ERROR at line 1: ORA-65345: cannot refresh pluggable database ORA-17627: ORA-03135: connection lost ...
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DML Operation in PL/SQL Function

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
Sir, 1) Can I perform DML (Insert, Update, Delete) also into a PL/SQL function.....? 2) Can I call a Trigger Explicitly.
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Migrating Oracle database

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
Hello, Thanks for taking up this question. There is an enterprise java application hosted on a huge (40 TB) Oracle database. Can this Oracle database be migrated to : 1. SQL Server or any other RDBMS? 2. Any No SQL database? I have been as...
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When-Tree-Node-Selected question.

Thu, 2019-05-02 21:46
I've created a tree and it is populating correctly during the when-new-form-instance trigger, but my question is that when I click the mouse on a tree node, the when-tree-node-selection trigger fires properly and the node is highlighted. But wh...
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Rebuilding local non prefix index raises ORA 02149: Specified partition does not exist

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
I truncated the partition on a table with local partition index. After inserting the records again in the same partition If I try to rebuild the index on that partition it gives ORA 02149: Specified partition does not exist. However i can see the res...
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Combine json objects into one document

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
I need to combine some existing json objects into a new json object. Using the syntax: <code>json3 := json_object('json1' value json1, 'json2' value json2);</code> the existing json objects get wrapped in an extra set of double quotes, and t...
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Query Rewrite to improve performance.

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
Hi, I have this query which takes about 45 minutes to populate the data into AFS_TABLE. The AFS_TABLE is truncated before this insert runs and it does not have any indexes or constraints. The Oracle version is 11.2.0.4. The VW_PAYMENT table is a very...
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Writing data to a clob

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
Hi Tom how to write the table data into clob column in another table in oracle 12.1 version <code>create table abc(sno number(2) not null,file_clob clob); insert into abc(sno) values(1); insert into abc(sno) values(2); insert into abc(sno) va...
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Get the most recent 3 transaction records for a customer

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
I have a customer session table that has session id and session date along with other columns. I want to see the 3 most recent sessions of each customer. Provided the sample SQL for creating data below: <code>CREATE TABLE Customer ( Custo...
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Generate Random number and compare it for uniqueness in database

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
Hi Tom, I have a situation where I have to create a function which will return a unique number (Suffix R and 7 numbers) which will than be compared with data present in database with a particular column which is primary key. if the number generate...
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Issue Global temporary table

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
Hi Tom I have Stored procedure return some data, <code>create PROCEDURE "SP1" (CV_1 IN OUT SYS_REFCURSOR) /*CREATE GLOBAL TEMPORARY table TT_TABL2 ( ORDER_ID NUMBER, REQ_ID NUMBER, TXN_ID NUMBER, ...
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Oracle Insert

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
Hi Tom, How exactly big insert or update getting processed in oracle? Suppose I have to insert >=10GB more records in this table will this much of insert floods the db buffer cache or how it affect the SGA. Is it the same case with update...
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problem to drop tables

Tue, 2019-04-30 16:06
hi i have a problem when i am trying to drop tables i get this error Error dropping CITIZEN: ORA-04098: trigger 'SYS.DELETE_ENTRIES' is invalid and failed re-validation thanks israel
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