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LHCb Online Databases

All LHCb Online data-bases are served by two Oracle instances running on lbrac01 to lbrac04. The databases are operated by IT/DB. Requests concerning the databases should be send to the helpdesk intern External link mark extern External link mark.

How to use the databases

Once your accounts are configured your application will need two things

  • The Oracle environment: this is normally setup automatically when you login. It can be forced manually by doing

 source /sw/oracle/

The script has three optional arguments:

--arch 32|64


. --arch 64 --version

Default values:

arch = 32 bits
version = (latest when this script was written)

The tnsnames.ora file

You should never use a local copy of this file. Please make a symbolic link to the master-copy


On Windows make sure that the Environment variable %TNS_ADMIN% points to


For web services TNS_ADMIN=/web/conf/oracle/linux/network/admin is set in cfg/pro/web_apache.tpl template.

For what it's worth the current version can be found here

-- Main.niko - 10 Aug 2010

Topic revision: r4 - 2011-10-18 - zvyagin

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