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Monthly Archives: July 2007

Recompiling database objects

The DBMS_UTILITY package has a function called compile_schema that compiles all procedures, functions, packages, and triggers. EXEC DBMS_UTILITY.compile_schema(schema => ‘SCOTT’); You can also use the UTL_RECOMP package, but I haven’t tried that one yet. With thanks to this ORACLE-BASE article.

Korn shell way of checking if environment variable is set

Sometimes you have to check if a variable is set and exit if it’s not. The following code does it in a nice and simple way : error_mess=”This environment variable should be set” : ${ORACLE_HOME:?$error_mess} The output looks like this : ./script.sh[3]: ORACLE_HOME: This environment variable should be set The script exits after checking ORACLE_HOME, […]

Statspack summary

This post is a summary of the Oracle Statspack Survival Guide. To install statspack : Create tablespace for it @?/rdbms/admin/spcreate (run as sysdba) To take snaps : exec statspack.snap; To create the report : @?/rdbms/admin/spreport.sql

Automating FTP

Here’s how you automate FTP : ftp -v -n hostname