Initial Extent Size of a Partition Changed to 8MB from 64KB After Upgrade to 11.2.0.2 or Later (Doc ID 1295484.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Table partition created in 11.2.0.2 has default initial extent size 8MB vs 64KB in previous versions.
Table created in 11.2.0.2 having many partitions with few rows in each, consumes more space than in earlier versions.

Changes

Upgrade to 11.2.0.2 or later from releases earlier than 11.2.0.2

Cause

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