Limitation On Number Of Columns Sales_data Table - Not Allowing Series Creation Receiving ORA-01792
(Doc ID 1359843.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Demantra Real-Time Sales and Operations Planning - Version 7.3.1 and later
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Release 7.3.1 and above
Customer has a business requirement to lag some series. And to support it using rolling profile, they need to create series with update field on sales_data table. They reached 999 columns (our seeded sales_data contains 530 columns) and they are now getting error ORA-01792 in Business Modeler.
More specifically, the error reads:
ORA-01792: maximum number of columns in a table or view is 1000
Cause: An attempt was made to create a table or view with more than 1000 columns, or to add more columns to a table or view which pushes it over the maximum allowable limit of 1000. Note that unused columns in the table are counted toward the 1000 column limit.
Action: If the error is a result of a CREATE command, then reduce the number of columns in the command and resubmit. If the error is a result of an ALTER TABLE command, then there are two options: 1) If the table contained unused columns, remove them by executing ALTER TABLE DROP UNUSED COLUMNS before adding new columns; 2) Reduce the number of columns in the command and resubmit.
Which columns can be safely dropped?
Or is there another suggestion?
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