As a part of your job, what are the DBCC commands that you commonly use for database maintenance?
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What is blocking and how would you troubleshoot it?1 3771
Explain CREATE DATABASE syntax?2 4377
How to start SQL Server in minimal configuration mode?1 4206
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Explian different types of BACKUPs avaialabe in SQL Server? Given a particular scenario, how would you go about choosing a backup plan?1 2719
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Explain the difference between a hot backup and a cold backup and the benefits associated with each?
You have just had to restore from backup and do not have any control files. How would you go about bringing up this database?3 6623
I have A,B,C servers.i want to 3 servers jobs move to D server(target server)..how? note: i said that take the backup of msdb and restore to the target server..he said while restoring jobs replaced. what is the solution
Why does Oracle not permit the use of PCTUSED with indexes?
Which dictionary view(s) would you first look at to understand or get a high-level idea of a given Advanced Replication environment?
You have 4 instances running on the same UNIX box. How can you determine which shared memory and semaphores are associated with which instance?
Oracle client is not able to connect to Oracle server although tnsnames.ora file has valid enteries. Oracle error message is “ cannot resolve net service name”. Mention any three reasons.
Draft one mock email requesting your non-technical management grant you downtime to (provide justification where applicable) complete the following tasks: (1) Generate statistics on a large table; (2) Generate an RDA – if you don't know what an RDA is please say so. (3) Rename datafiles.
How would you go about verifying the network name that the local_listener is currently using?
I have kept recovery catalog on same target database and taken backup of target DB to disk. deleted the target DB & tried to restore and revoer DB using the backup on disk but it is not possible, how do we restore & recover DB
You create a private database link and upon
connection, fails with: ORA-2085: connects to
How would you best determine why your MVIEW couldn't FAST REFRESH?
Other than making use of the statspack utility, what would you check when you are monitoring or running a health check on an Oracle 8i or 9i database?
. I have my backup RMAN script called "backup_rman.sh". I am on the target database. My catalog username/password is rman/rman. My catalog db is called rman. How would you run this shell script from the o/s such that it would run as a background process?
Database crashes. Corruption is found scattered among the file system neither of your doing nor of Oracle's. What database recovery options are available? Database is in archive log mode.
How to start SQL Server in minimal configuration mode?
how do we explain a project in cognos in an interview? please help me. Also how do we perform testing in cognos after creating reports?