How can the $N table of an Oracle Text index be emptied all at once? (Doc ID 1582060.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


If the DR$....$N table builds up a very large number of rows, removing them with CTX_DDL.OPTIMIZE_INDEX can take numerous executions though the rows are no longer needed.
The optimization only removes up to 1 million rows at a time as documented in the Oracle Text reference manual.


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