Re: recreating a DB

From: Sybrand Bakker <>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 22:48:57 +0200
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On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 14:56:21 +0200, innerebner <> wrote:

>> maybe You confuse DB with Schema. In MySQL it means the same, in Oracle not.
>> There is AFAIK no purpose to recreate an Oracle DB.
>> You seem to want to purge a Schema (with tables and all the contents).
>> Just create another Schema (that is: another User with tablespace quota and
>> the appropriate priviliges)
>> and "re"create the tables there.
>exactly, this is what I wanna do. After purging the Schema.
>If I still want reuse the same Schema name, do I need to drop the user
>and then (re)create him, or is there another way?
>(oracle 9i, os Linux)

drop user ... cascade;

create user ...

Sybrand Bakker, Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Wed Sep 29 2004 - 22:48:57 CEST

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