How to Move a Table to a New / Different Tablespace While it is Online (Doc ID 1357742.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***

Goal

Moving a table from one tablespace to another is a common task for DBA's. 

If the table is little used .. very small ... or downtime can be taken ... then the
   ALTER TABLE ... MOVE
command the most common method of moving a table to a new tablespace

If the table does not fit the criteria above ... then the table will need to be moved while it is online (accessible to users for DML)

This note will demonstrate the steps needed to use DBMS_REDEFINITION to move a table from one tablespace to another while it is online.


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