"ORA-08103: object no longer exists" when Running DBMS_STATS.GATHER_TABLE_STATS on a Partitioned Table
Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
- Gathering statistics for a table partition using dbms_stats.gather_table_stats, the following error may occur, but it is not always reproducible:
ORA-08103: object no longer exists
- Problem only reproduces when truncating a partition and gather statistics for different partitions concurrently (ie: truncating partition 2 and gathering statistics for partition 1).
- Gathering partition statistics fails with the error mentioned. If same gather partition stats is repeated, it completes successfully.
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