Dropping Tablespace Taking Too Long (Doc ID 1573071.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.5 to 11.2.0.1.0 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Dropping tablespace takes a long time

10046 event trace shows most of the waits spent while doing deletes on HIST_HEAD$.

Cause

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