Index generates high redo, although it is in NOLOGGING (Doc ID 1235234.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.1.0 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-Sep-2016***

Symptoms

We have a table created with nologging ald also an index set to nologging.
When inserting into the table by direct load,  using /*+ APPEND */ hint, we see that high amount of redo is generated, although it shouldn't.

Cause

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