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  • Perhaps, to be an IT Professional, one should have a bit of background in the field. e.g. one should know what Heathkit was (not that A+ stuff), and the Sinclair, not to mention a few other things ...
    Boivin, Patrice JBoivin, Patrice J
    Aug 1, 2001 at 7:14 pm
    Aug 7, 2001 at 2:18 pm
  • hth=hope that helps. joe -- Joe Testa Performing Remote DBA Services, need some backup DBA support? For Sale: Oracle-dba.com domain, its not going cheap but feel free to ask :) -- Please see the ...
    Joe TestaJoe Testa
    Aug 3, 2001 at 6:43 am
    Aug 9, 2001 at 9:01 pm
  • Just out of curiosity, how many days / weeks of real training did your employer provide you with in the last couple of years? "real" is in quotes, I don't mean the little 1 - 3 day seminars given by ...
    Boivin, Patrice JBoivin, Patrice J
    Aug 13, 2001 at 4:38 pm
    Aug 17, 2001 at 3:10 pm
  • I don't want you to feel to old, but at last count I have 5 sons and 20 grandchildren. Grandchildren range from 16mo to 16 years old. Birthdays and Christmas are expensive. ROR mª¿ªm Actually this ...
    Ron RogersRon Rogers
    Aug 3, 2001 at 4:38 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 12:56 am
  • Someone here was interested in vaccines. http://www.aapsonline.org/aaps/ Go to "Vaccines: A Look at the Risks and Benefits" on the left... Then, the last item in the right frame is "More Vaccine ...
    Mohan, RossMohan, Ross
    Aug 14, 2001 at 9:16 pm
    Aug 23, 2001 at 3:12 pm
  • Ok, now that I have your attention, please read the following message from Bruce Bergman, owner of fatcity.com. It concerns the future of this list. Please read the entire message before replying ...
    Aug 28, 2001 at 9:10 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 4:19 pm
  • The correct spelling is "Lecter". CAVEAT LECTER - beware of the cannibals.
    Jacques KilchoerJacques Kilchoer
    Aug 1, 2001 at 12:19 am
    Aug 6, 2001 at 10:45 am
  • Boy you hit a sour note just then. I worked in a small eastern Conn town for a tv repair shop years ago. Xerox approached the boss and talked him into becomming the "repair rep" for the area. He has ...
    Ron RogersRon Rogers
    Aug 3, 2001 at 2:14 am
    Aug 4, 2001 at 2:56 pm
  • InformationWeek_at_update.informationweek.com: The World's Fastest Computer (This Week) Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., held a coming-out party this ...
    Ray StellRay Stell
    Aug 17, 2001 at 12:15 pm
    Aug 20, 2001 at 2:25 pm
  • Lisa, The stereotypical football fan is, of course, a male, whose wife/significant other usually wants nothing to do with the sport. I've often wondered what might inspire a woman to follow ...
    Paul BaumgartelPaul Baumgartel
    Aug 29, 2001 at 8:16 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 10:55 am
  • Highly depends. I tend to stay back from the latest versions for some time. I also tend to upgrade for functionality, and upgrade when I have existing problems that are told to be fixed. Sometimes if ...
    Christopher SpenceChristopher Spence
    Aug 22, 2001 at 2:46 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 7:23 pm
  • Use a disk copier ... i.e. copy CD to CD complete (Adaptec CD Copier) not individual files. Right now there are no (known) copy protected game CDs, only few music CDs. The music CDs are supposed to ...
    Jamadagni, RajendraJamadagni, Rajendra
    Aug 27, 2001 at 3:12 pm
    Aug 29, 2001 at 10:06 am
  • I think that much better than voluntary contributions will be some s*u*b*s*c*r*i*p*t*i*o*n fees - like $1 per month or better $12 per year. I am sure that everybody working with Oracle and living in ...
    Hillman, AlexHillman, Alex
    Aug 29, 2001 at 2:04 pm
    Aug 30, 2001 at 1:46 pm
  • an assumption is made that the same 2 teachers are not teaching subject 102 and 105 for if they were then, only 2 teachers would be getting raises. but if you go with 4 different teachers are ...
    Aug 21, 2001 at 3:34 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 2:21 pm
  • Morning listers! I am having performance problems with this database, transactions ar running very slow and I am not sure if I have choose the right optimizer mode... AIX 4.2.1, Oracle 7.3.4, 30 GB ...
    Veronica LevinVeronica Levin
    Aug 7, 2001 at 3:03 pm
    Aug 10, 2001 at 12:43 am
  • Well have a look at http://www.licenturion.com they almost broke how it works and they also have a demo program that would simulate it. This logic applies to an earlier release, so may not be ...
    Jamadagni, RajendraJamadagni, Rajendra
    Aug 23, 2001 at 8:38 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 11:05 am
  • Hi there, I have a Sun e4500, running Solaris 2.7 and Oracle Everything looks normal from a database perspective, but when I run "top" it show the kernel being very hog-like: load ...
    Jerry CJerry C
    Aug 28, 2001 at 3:23 pm
    Aug 30, 2001 at 5:29 pm
  • Dear gurus ! I have a table of phone calls, 2 fields : CALL_START DATE, CALL_END DATE . I need an SQL statement or a PL/SQL block to calculate the maximum number of SIMULTANIOUS phone conversations ...
    Andrey BronfinAndrey Bronfin
    Aug 15, 2001 at 9:36 am
    Aug 16, 2001 at 9:54 am
  • Hi list: I've been analyzing an instance's performance for some time. I found a lot of enqueue and a lot of buffer busy waits. Tracing the instance's sessions for some time I found that enqueue waits ...
    Pablo kskskskPablo ksksksk
    Aug 14, 2001 at 3:24 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 2:12 pm
  • This list is apparently a more valuable resource to many of you than I realized. I'm literally bowled over by the generosity. I've received so many emails about this that I really can't personally ...
    Aug 29, 2001 at 5:39 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 3:53 pm
  • Hi Gurus, I have annihilated our test system trying to achieve this. Does anyone have any links to sites or Metalink which documents this. What I have done is try to load two versions of Oracle 7.3.4 ...
    Denham EvaDenham Eva
    Aug 23, 2001 at 6:47 am
    Aug 28, 2001 at 7:29 am
  • Hi, Will there be a market if I give a tool which migrates Oracle database from One OS to another OS. (Data file migration at Operating System Level.) i.e it will convert from Oracle data files on NT ...
    K GopalakrishnanK Gopalakrishnan
    Aug 14, 2001 at 6:34 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 1:37 am
  • Lisa and others, Â Â Â Â Â Â About a year ago, I was working for a company as a Linux systems engineer (Read as: Tech guy doing sales support). Most of our customers wanted Linux systems, and it was ...
    Daniel CurryDaniel Curry
    Aug 21, 2001 at 5:27 pm
    Aug 27, 2001 at 11:50 am
  • Hi All, Is there any way to speed up the truncating a big table with 12 million rows? Basically, I implemented truncating that big table on Production, but it affected the performance much, so I had ...
    Chuan ZhangChuan Zhang
    Aug 15, 2001 at 7:31 am
    Aug 15, 2001 at 9:30 pm
  • Dear gurus ! I have a negative value for buffer cache hit ratio in my DB which is up for some 4 months . Any ideas why ? Thanks in advance. SQL SELECT (1 - (SUM(DECODE(a.name,'physical ...
    Andrey BronfinAndrey Bronfin
    Aug 7, 2001 at 4:34 pm
    Aug 8, 2001 at 8:05 pm
  • Hello, Excuse me for this maybe dummy question, I am new at Oracle and coming from Sybase world, I subscribed to this list 1 week ago. If my question is answered somewhere in archived place, please ...
    Maya KennerMaya Kenner
    Aug 30, 2001 at 9:51 am
    Aug 31, 2001 at 5:46 pm
  • Hi all, Thank you all those answered my question! I got a compressed file Amin.dmp.Z of 1.28G. After uncompress, the Amin.dmp file is 9.7G. Can someone show me how to import using pipe? The pipe ...
    Leslie LuLeslie Lu
    Aug 1, 2001 at 9:20 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 3:21 pm
  • I think i see where this thread is going. You'd better audit change to the trigger that audits changes to the data that audits the DBA that you don't trust. Maybe throwing another trigger at it will ...
    Mohan, RossMohan, Ross
    Aug 23, 2001 at 4:50 pm
    Aug 25, 2001 at 9:56 pm
  • one is mirrored stripes while the other is stripped mirrors. ;-) -----Original Message-----From: Koivu, Lisa Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 12:06 PMTo: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-LSubject ...
    Jon BakerJon Baker
    Aug 13, 2001 at 3:49 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 6:03 pm
  • We are having a problem with our database - it is using 100% of the CPU. This has only started happening recently, and restarting the database temporarily stops it happening - it usually recurrs a ...
    Steven HovingtonSteven Hovington
    Aug 17, 2001 at 3:58 pm
    Aug 20, 2001 at 3:26 pm
  • Well, I just got this book, and just started reading through it. Looks good so far. Just would like to comment on something I saw. Must say BookPool.com is so awesome. 40% off most books (which I ...
    Christopher SpenceChristopher Spence
    Aug 16, 2001 at 4:07 am
    Aug 18, 2001 at 6:22 pm
  • I noticed on www.dice.com <http://www.dice.com that the number of job postings is way down. Is this because of the recession / dot-com collapse, or because DBAs are no longer in demand? I notice that ...
    Boivin, Patrice JBoivin, Patrice J
    Aug 1, 2001 at 11:11 am
    Aug 6, 2001 at 9:17 pm
  • Anyone who can help, I've been asked if Oracle can somehow audit the DBA ie. Raise an alert if the DBA were to execute DML statements against sensitive tables, this assumes the DBA has the SYS ...
    Dave LeachDave Leach
    Aug 23, 2001 at 3:06 pm
    Aug 24, 2001 at 2:14 pm
  • Bloody Hell, we have half that amount of systems yet only two DBAs. What on earth do they do with the rest of their time. -----Original Message----- Sent: 31 August 2001 09:40 To: Multiple recipients ...
    Robertson Lee - lerobeRobertson Lee - lerobe
    Aug 31, 2001 at 10:38 am
    Aug 31, 2001 at 6:11 pm
  • Hi... I'am searching for a oracle dba task guide. A doc that especifi all the task of a oracle dba. javs -- Please see the official ORACLE-L FAQ: http://www.orafaq.com -- Author: Jairo Villalobos ...
    Jairo VillalobosJairo Villalobos
    Aug 17, 2001 at 5:48 pm
    Aug 22, 2001 at 12:26 am
  • I'm hitting a wall here. I'm trying to load data into a large table. Two of the fields are phone numbers (10 digits). The database field is defined as number(10). When I try to load these records, ...
    Koivu, LisaKoivu, Lisa
    Aug 30, 2001 at 4:51 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 1:00 pm
  • Dear Gurus, I have a question, In fact I wonder if it is a bug of NT . I want to close and reopen database with a .BAT file . When I execute the .bat file directly it executes correctly . But When I ...
    Bunyamin K. KaradenizBunyamin K. Karadeniz
    Aug 8, 2001 at 12:40 pm
    Aug 10, 2001 at 6:23 am
  • Hi All, I did a typical installation of Oracle 8.1.7 on Win 2k. It appears to have installed Ok. I can use srvmgrl - create database - etc. However when I try to use worksheet I get no listner. I ...
    Cale, Rick T (Richard)Cale, Rick T (Richard)
    Aug 16, 2001 at 3:43 pm
    Aug 17, 2001 at 12:40 pm
  • The unkindest uncut of all - the Dedican uncut. LOL "Bowes, Chris" To: Multiple recipients of list ORACLE-L kosa.com cc: Sent by: Subject: OT: RE: UNCUT ORACLE-L The Motion root_at_fatcity. Picture ...
    Aug 14, 2001 at 2:39 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 3:29 pm
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    9i NT

    Just thought I would mention this interesting little feature. Now I don't know if I am an idiot or if something went wrong (probably both), but apparently NT services will not start the instance. I ...
    Kevin KostyszynKevin Kostyszyn
    Aug 30, 2001 at 1:56 pm
    Aug 31, 2001 at 8:31 pm
  • Using Windoze, I downloaded the three Oracle 9i Linux files from technet.oracle.com. I then rebooted into Suse, copied the files over, but gunzip is not recognizing the files. I switched back to ...
    Grabowy, ChrisGrabowy, Chris
    Aug 27, 2001 at 4:39 pm
    Aug 28, 2001 at 6:08 pm
  • Sorry everyone, I know you were just discussing this recently. What is the most stable combination of Oracle & Linux? What would you recommend? I want to say the consensus was SCO Linux but I don't ...
    Koivu, LisaKoivu, Lisa
    Aug 21, 2001 at 2:56 pm
    Aug 23, 2001 at 3:01 am
  • Hi gurus, When my DB is starting I am getting an error of corrupt block in controlfile (block 1, block #1) Ora-00202 'c:\oracle\oradata\control01.con' Ora-00207 I have 3 controlfiles, no copies, ...
    Ramon EstevezRamon Estevez
    Aug 15, 2001 at 1:56 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 2:59 pm
  • Oracle Gurus: A VB vs JAVA war is raging, so I thought I'd see if anyone has an opinion either way in terms of how well each works with Oracle. We're running v. 8.1.6 on Solaris 2.6 but interfacing ...
    Richard HuntleyRichard Huntley
    Aug 15, 2001 at 7:38 pm
    Aug 16, 2001 at 1:19 pm
  • I don't know much about this feature, but someone mentioned in 8.1.7 you can recover a datafile even without a backup as long as you have a control file that knew about it and the archive logs ...
    Christopher SpenceChristopher Spence
    Aug 8, 2001 at 6:16 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 11:53 pm
  • Hi listers, I know most of you will advice me to turn audit on, but I like the hard way better. I've been able to locate who drops tables based on the dml operations on fixed tables. According to ...
    Mario Alberto Ramos ArellanoMario Alberto Ramos Arellano
    Aug 7, 2001 at 10:17 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 2:59 am
  • So does anyone know how to get rid of the virus if you got it? Sincerely, Kevin Kostyszyn DBA Dulcian, Inc www.dulcian.com kevin_at_dulcian.com -- Please see the official ORACLE-L FAQ ...
    Kevin KostyszynKevin Kostyszyn
    Aug 7, 2001 at 2:57 pm
    Aug 8, 2001 at 5:59 pm
  • -- Please see the official ORACLE-L FAQ: http://www.orafaq.com -- Author: Andrey Bronfin INET: andreyb_at_elrontelesoft.com Fat City Network Services -- (858) 538-5051 FAX: (858) 538-5051 San Diego, ...
    Andrey BronfinAndrey Bronfin
    Aug 7, 2001 at 8:54 am
    Aug 7, 2001 at 7:21 pm
  • The comparisons look good for MySQL... not bad for others, but better for mySQL than some comments by some folks on the list would have led me to believe. Anyone here have major gripes about mySQL ...
    Mohan, RossMohan, Ross
    Aug 1, 2001 at 3:52 pm
    Aug 3, 2001 at 5:52 am
  • LOL...with 31 systems to support 24/7/365 if you threw a stone in any direction you would hit a DBA. At the last count I believe we had 12...!! Kevin Thomas Technical Analyst Deregulation Services ...
    Thomas, KevinThomas, Kevin
    Aug 31, 2001 at 9:27 am
    Aug 31, 2001 at 10:39 pm
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