My Oracle Support Banner

Primary Note: Troubleshooting Oracle Data Definition Language (DDL) (Doc ID 1507762.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 11-Jan-2016***


Purpose

This document is intended to assist Database Administrators resolve issues encountered when running Data Definition Language(DDL) statements and/or issues involving DDL.

Troubleshooting Steps

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Purpose
Troubleshooting Steps
 Concepts
 Common Issues Running Oracle Data Definition Language Statements
 Locking issues (ORA-54 / ORA-60 / ORA-402X)
 - Further Troubleshooting Locking
 ORA-XXX errors running specific DDL statements (mainly Create, Drop, Alter and Truncate)
 - Further Troubleshooting Specific DDL statements
 Flashback / Recyclebin Issues
 - Further Troubleshooting Flashback/Recyclebin
 High CPU usage/Slow DDL Issues
 - Further Troubleshooting High CPU usage/Slow DDL
 Other Issues Involving Oracle Data Definition Language
 LAST_DDL_TIME Issues
 - Further Troubleshooting LAST_DDL_TIME
 DBMS_METADATA.GET_DDL Issues
 - Further Troubleshooting DBMS_METADATA.GET_DDL
 Database Trigger Issues Involving DDL
 - Further Troubleshooting Database Triggers Involving DDL
 Further Diagnostics
References

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.