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Dictionary Corruption From Partition Maintenance Error ORA-1008 From DBMS_STATS (Doc ID 1280978.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Reviewed 26-Mar-2013.


When a partition name is reused when performing partition maintenance operations, such as split or merge of partitions, then dictionary corruption can occur if previous split, merge or drop subpartiton have been performed for its subpartitions.

This can lead to errors such as ORA-1008 during statistics gathering with DBMS_STATS.




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