How to Move a Table to a New / Different Tablespace While it is Online
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***
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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