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What Happens to the Indexes If a Table Is Recovered
What Happens to the Indexes If a Table Is Recovered? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you dropped a table, and recovered it back from the recycle bin, what happens to its indexes? Are all indexes recovered back automatically? The answer is that all indexes will be recovered, if yo...
2007-05-03, 4645👍, 0💬

How To Recover a Dropped Index
How To Recover a Dropped Index? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you have the recycle bin feature turned on, dropped indexes are stored in the recycle bin. But it seems to be command to restore a dropped index out of the recycle bin. FLASHBACK INDEX is not a valid statement. See t...
2007-05-02, 6983👍, 0💬

What Happens to Indexes If You Drop a Table
What Happens to Indexes If You Drop a Table? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you drop a table, what happens to its indexes? The answer is that if a table is dropped, all its indexes will be dropped too. Try the following script to see yourself: CREATE TABLE student (id NUMBER(5) ...
2007-05-02, 6358👍, 0💬

Can You Drop an Index Associated with a Unique or Primary Key Constraint
Can You Drop an Index Associated with a Unique or Primary Key Constraint? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes You can not delete the index associated with a unique or primary key constraint. If you try, you will get an error like this: ORA-02429: cannot drop index used for enforcement o...
2007-05-02, 4529👍, 0💬

How To Drop an Index
How To Drop an Index? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you don't need an existing index any more, you should delete it with the DROP INDEX statement. Here is an example SQL script: CREATE TABLE student (id NUMBER(5) PRIMARY KEY, first_name VARCHAR(80) NOT NULL, last_name VARCHAR(8...
2007-05-02, 4311👍, 0💬

How To Rename an Index
How To Rename an Index? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes Let's say you have an existing index, and you don't like its name anymore for some reason, you can rename it with the ALTER INDEX ... RENAME TO statement. Here is an example script on how to rename an index: CREATE TABLE studen...
2007-05-02, 4365👍, 0💬

What Is an Index Associated with a Constraint
What Is an Index Associated with a Constraint? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes An index associated with a constraint because this constraint is required to have an index. There are two types of constraints are required to have indexes: UNIQUE and PRIMARY KEY. When you defines a UNIQ...
2007-05-02, 4481👍, 0💬

How To Create a Table Index
How To Create a Table Index? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you have a table with a lots of rows, and you know that one of the columns will be used often a search criteria, you can add an index for that column to in improve the search performance. To add an index, you can use th...
2007-05-02, 4374👍, 0💬

How To List All Indexes in Your Schema
How To List All Indexes in Your Schema? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you log in with your Oracle account, and you want to get a list of all indexes in your schema, you can get it through the USER_INDEXES view with a SELECT statement, as shown in the following SQL script: SELEC...
2007-05-02, 4469👍, 0💬

What Is a Table Index
What Is a Table Index? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes Index is an optional structure associated with a table that allow SQL statements to execute more quickly against a table. Just as the index in this manual helps you locate information faster than if there were no index, an Oracl...
2007-05-02, 4277👍, 0💬

How To Run SQL Statements through the Web Interface
How To Run SQL Statements through the Web Interface? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you don't like the command line interface offered by SQL*Plus, you can use the Web interface to run SQL statements. Here is how: Open your Web browser to http://localhost:8080/apex/ Log in to the...
2007-05-02, 4295👍, 0💬

How To Create a Single Index for Multiple Columns
How To Create a Single Index for Multiple Columns? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you know a group of multiple columns will be always used together as search criteria, you should create a single index for that group of columns with the "ON table_name(col1, col2, ...)" clause. He...
2007-04-27, 4658👍, 0💬

How To See the Table Columns Used in an Index
How To See the Table Columns Used in an Index? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes You can a list of indexes in your schema from the USER_INDEXES view, but it will not give you the columns used in each index in the USER_INDEXES view. If you want to see the columns used in an index, you ...
2007-04-27, 4759👍, 0💬

How To Rebuild an Index
How To Rebuild an Index? - Oracle DBA FAQ - Managing Oracle Table Indexes If you want to rebuild an index, you can use the "ALTER INDEX ... REBUILD statement as shown in the following SQL script: SELECT index_name, table_name, uniqueness FROM USER_INDEXES WHERE table_name = 'EMPLOYEES'; INDEX_NAME T...
2007-04-27, 4569👍, 0💬

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