Compressing Securefile using ALTER TABLE Increases Space Used (Doc ID 1524499.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to compress a Securefile using ALTER TABLE MODIFY LOB COMPRESS, the space used by the LOB increases rather than decreases

Cause

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