Using UTL_COMPRESS Results in Poor Compression Ratio
Last updated on JULY 05, 2017
Applies to:PL/SQL - Version: 10.2.0.3 to 184.108.40.206 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
A JAVA utility via a java stored procedure has a compression ratio of 1:20, also GZIP delivers a
compression ratio of 1:20.
UTL_COMPRESS only delivers a compression ratio of 1:2.
With this compression ratio much more disk space is required.
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