Oracle PL/SQL – SQL Plus Startup Script with glogin.sql or login.sql

This article shows about how to configure the environment variable when SqlPlus – SqlPlus Command start up in order to have always a good behavior in the formatting of the result. You have to setup the Windows – Environment Variable (SQL Plus|SQL Developer)- SQLPATH with a directory. Copy then the file login.sql described below in it. This file is execute each time that you connect to a database with SQLPlus. SQLPATH in Windows environment (Windows Oracle server):  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ORACLE\HOME0\ SQLPATH in…

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Oracle – Create Table – Using Select Statement With Data or No Data

Here is a sample script: WITH data   CREATE TABLE test3 AS SELECT table_name, tablespace_name FROM all_tables;   ———————————   Without data   CREATE TABLE ctas AS SELECT table_name, tablespace_name FROM all_tables WHERE 1=2;     — For example, create a table named EMPLOYEE3 that includes all — of the column definitions from EMPLOYEE where the DEPTNO = D11.   CREATE TABLE EMPLOYEE3 AS (SELECT PROJNO, PROJNAME, DEPTNO FROM EMPLOYEE WHERE DEPTNO = ‘D11’) WITH NO DATA —

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SQL SELECT TOP Clause

The SQL SELECT TOP Clause The SELECT TOP clause is used to specify the number of records to return. The SELECT TOP clause can be very useful on large tables with thousands of records. Returning a large number of records can impact on performance. Note: Not all database systems support the SELECT TOP clause. SQL Server / MS Access Syntax SELECT TOP number|percent column_name(s) FROM table_name;   SQL SELECT TOP Equivalent in MySQL and Oracle MySQL Syntax SELECT column_name(s) FROM table_name LIMIT number; Example SELECT *…

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