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First login to Oracle 18c

Database administrators have specific responsibilities and must understand how to complete database administration tasks. To get started with database administration, you must understand basic database concepts, such as the types of database users, database security, and privileges. You must also be able to complete basic tasks, such as submitting commands and SQL to the database and creating a password file

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Display the sql_id for a query in Oracle 18c

The SET FEEDBACK command has an SQL_ID option to display the sql_id for the currently executed SQL or PL/SQL statements. The sql_id will be assigned to the predefined variable SQL_ID.

Displays the number of records returned by a script when a script selects at least n records. SQL_ID returns the sql_id for the SQL or PL/SQL statements that are executed. The sql_id will be assigned to the predefined variable SQL_ID.

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SET LINESIZE window in Oracle 18c

Sets the total number of characters that SQL*Plus displays on one line before beginning a new line.

WINDOW adjusts the linesize and pagesize for the formatted output according to the width and height of the screen. If the output is longer than the screen width, then the output is wrapped accordingly

To set the linesize for the output to 30, enter
linesize 30

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Oracle Database 18c and it’s features

Finally, Oracle officially released Oracle Database 18c with Oracle Documentation available on Oracle Public Cloud(OPC).  To get more detailed on Oracle 18c release read Oracle Support Document 2285040.1.

List of some new features in Oracle 18c:

Data Guard

  • Oracle Data Guard Multi-Instance Redo Apply Supports Use of Block Change Tracking Files for RMAN Backups
  • Automatic Correction of Non-logged Blocks at a Data Guard Standby Database

Application Continuity

  • Server Draining ahead of relocating or (more...)

Sosreport on Oracle Linux

The “sosreport” is a tool to collect troubleshooting data on an Oracle Linux system. It generates a compressed tarball of debugging information that gives an overview of the most important logs and configuration of a Linux system, to be sent to Oracle Support.

Among other things, the sosreport includes information about the installed rpm versions, syslog, network configuration, mounted filesystems, disk partition details, loaded kernel modules and status of all services

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