DBMS_STATS 'gather auto' and 'gather stale' and column histograms (Doc ID 1073120.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.0.3.0 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 8.0.3 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Provide the user with additional information on the effects DBMS_STATS.GATHER_SCHEMA_STATS (...options =>'gather auto',.. and options =>'gather stale') has on column histograms?

Solution

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