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Multiple XMLSchemas Support per XMLType column in Oracle 11gR1 (Doc ID 1550057.1)

Last updated on APRIL 12, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
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Is it possible to allow multiple schemas per XMLTYPE column to prevent sparse table handling?

For example,  if there are 10 possible schemas that are contenders for a particular XMLTYPE, then per insertion you would waste 9 columns containing NULLs for the 1 column that will contain the actual XMLTYPE.


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