What is Best Way to Add a Field To an Mview Log? (Doc ID 1326121.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.5 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You need to add a column to an MVIEW log in order to add a new fast refreshable mview to the database. Currently there is a refresh job refreshing every minute in which some of the mviews in that job utilize the mview log that will be altered.

You have these questions:
  1. Is it recommended to stop any refreshes of any mviews utilizing that mview log while doing this?
  2. If the refresh job is stopped during this process, do the existing mviews need to be complete refreshed after the mview log is altered?

Cause

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