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Primary Note: Overview of Online Redefinition of Tables (DBMS_REDEFINITION) (Doc ID 1357825.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 20, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.0.1.0 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

The purpose of this bulletin is to give a broad overview of the use of DBMS_REDEFINITION to redefine tables while online (accessible to users for selects as well as insert/update/deletes etc).   

Scope

This bulletin is for experienced database administrators (DBAs).

Details

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 I) TASK OVERVIEW
 II) TASK EXAMPLES (HOW TO)
 
Examples Of The Use Of Dbms_redefinition
 III) TROUBLESHOOTING

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