Oracle System Queries for Retrieving Oracle Database Object Information

The following contains information on how to retrieve database information for Oracle objects such as tables, views, indexes, packages, procedures, functions, and triggers. The queries all query the Oracle system views located in the SYS schema.

Tables

This is a query to get all Oracle tables that can be viewed by the current user.

select TABLE_NAME, OWNER from SYS.ALL_TABLES order by OWNER, TABLE_NAME

The query can be filtered to return tables for a given schema by adding a where OWNER = 'some_schema' clause to the query.

 

Schemas

This is a query to get all Oracle schemas in an Oracle database instance.

select USERNAME from SYS.ALL_USERS order by USERNAME

 

Views

This is a query to get all Oracle views that can be viewed by the current user.

select VIEW_NAME, OWNER from SYS.ALL_VIEWS order by OWNER, VIEW_NAME

The query can be filtered to return views for a specific schema by adding a where OWNER = 'some_schema' clause to the query.

 

Packages

This is a query to get all Oracle packages that can be viewed by the current user.

select OBJECT_NAME, OWNER from SYS.ALL_OBJECTS where UPPER(OBJECT_TYPE) = 'PACKAGE' order by OWNER, OBJECT_NAME

To query for package bodies, substitute PACKAGE BODY for PACKAGE.

The query can be filtered to return packages for a specific schema by adding a where OWNER = 'some_schema' clause to the query.

 

Procedures

This is a query to get all Oracle procedures that can be viewed by the current user.

select OBJECT_NAME, OWNER from SYS.ALL_OBJECTS where upper(OBJECT_TYPE) = upper('PROCEDURE') order by OWNER, OBJECT_NAME

The query can be filtered to return procedures for a specific schema by adding a where OWNER = 'some_schema' clause to the query.

 

Procedure Columns

This is a query to get the columns in an Oracle procedure.

select OWNER, OBJECT_NAME, ARGUMENT_NAME, DATA_TYPE, IN_OUT from SYS.ALL_ARGUMENTS order by OWNER, OBJECT_NAME, SEQUENCE

 

Functions

This is a query to get all Oracle functions for the current user.

select OBJECT_NAME, OWNER from SYS.ALL_OBJECTS where upper(OBJECT_TYPE) = upper('FUNCTION') order by OWNER, OBJECT_NAME

The query can be filtered to return functions for a specific schema by adding a where OWNER = 'some_schema' clause to the query.

 

Triggers

This is a query to get all Oracle triggers for the current user.

select TRIGGER_NAME, OWNER from SYS.ALL_TRIGGERS order by OWNER, TRIGGER_NAME

The query can be filtered to return triggers for a specific schema by adding a where OWNER = 'some_schema' clause to the query.

 

Indexes

This is a query to get all Oracle indexes.

select INDEX_NAME, TABLE_NAME, TABLE_OWNER from SYS.ALL_INDEXES order by TABLE_OWNER, TABLE_NAME, INDEX_NAME