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Things to Consider When Using Incremental Statistics (Doc ID 2107602.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Incremental statistics was introduced in 11g to save time on gathering statistics on large partitioned tables.  Incremental statistics gather statistics on the partition that has the latest DML done to it which saves time and resources.

For additional information, please refer to the following Oracle documentation:

Oracle Database Online Documentation 11g Release 2 (11.2)
Database Administration Incremental Statistics Gathering

Incremental Statistics Gathering


This document provides a list of incremental statistics bugs to review and apply if applicable. 


Reference document for all DBA's running Oracle RDBMS and later.


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