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Potential SQL Performance Degradation When Using "In Database Row Archiving" (Doc ID 1579790.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



NOTE: In database archiving for a table adds an invisible column ORA_ARCHIVE_STATE table which controls if the row can be retrieved or not during SELECT or DML(s). This allows records to be archived versus deleted and remain in the table to be restored at a later date if needed. As a side effect, there is potential for plan and performance changes to queries accessing these tables.


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Enabled "In Database Row Archiving" using following syntax:



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