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What Happens During the Optimize Index Process when Using OracleTextSearch? (Doc ID 960364.1)

Last updated on JUNE 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version to [Release 10gR3]
Oracle WebCenter Content - Version to [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


In UCM, an index optimization can be done from the Administration menu -> "Text Search Admin" page. Clicking the button for “Optimize Index” will start the process of optimizing the index used for searching content.

The OPTIMIZE_INDEX procedure is part of Oracle Text within the Oracle database. This procedure gets called by UCM when the button is clicked. Optimizing an index removes old data and minimizes index fragmentation, which can improve query response time. Querying and DML may proceed while optimization takes place.


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