Change query logging level from Answers in OBIEE

How to override the log level settings directly in Answers?

Level of query logging for users should be set in the Oracle BI Administration Tool in Security Manager, but we can override the session variable to turn on logging (or change to a higher level of logging) for a particular analysis.

This can be sometimes useful as in production environments logging level is usually set to 0 (no logging).  Changing it to second logging level (LOGLEVEL=2) would fetch both the logical and physical SQL. Continue reading

Check locked objects in Oracle

How to check which objects are locked in Oracle database?

Sometimes its necessary to check which tables are locked on the database (be it by running ETL sessions or other database users). Information on current locks on the Oracle database objects can be found in the V$LOCKED_OBJECT view. Here’s a SQL query to check the locked objects on Oracle database: Continue reading