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Check Database is running / not
Joined: Jul 29, 2004
Sep 29, 2004 06:23:00
i want to check through
code whether my oracle database on the server machine (solaris platform) is up and running.
How can i do that? any hints / ideas....
Joined: Jun 02, 2003
Sep 29, 2004 18:08:00
send a 'select sysdate from dual' and check the response.
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Joined: May 26, 2003
Sep 29, 2004 18:34:00
Do you want to know if the database as a whole is running or a particular instance?
Either way, you would do a query. But the specific query would vary. Also note that you are checking the query doesn't throw an exception. Not a specific return value.
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