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Oracle Job Scheduling

Chapter 2 - Configuring Oracle Job Scheduling


  -- Run job synchronously.
  DBMS_SCHEDULER.run_job (
    job_name            => 'test_full_job_definition',
    use_current_session => FALSE);

  -- Stop jobs.
  DBMS_SCHEDULER.stop_job (
    job_name => 'test_full_job_definition,

A new job can be created as a replica of an existing job using the copy_job procedure.  The new job is created in the disabled state, with the old job remaining unchanged.

PROCEDURE copy_job (
  old_job                 IN VARCHAR2,
  new_job                 IN VARCHAR2)

The parameters associated with this procedure and their usage are as follows:

  • old_job - The name of the job whose attribute will be duplicated to create the new job.

  • new_job - The name of the duplicate job to be created.

An example of its usage might be as follows:

The above text is an excerpt from:

Oracle Job Scheduling
Creating Robust Task Management with dbms_job and Oracle10g dbms_scheduler

ISBN 0-9744486-6-4

by Dr. Timothy S. Hall

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