Advanced Compression Restriction on 255 Columns Lifted For Oracle 12c

(Doc ID 1612095.1)

Last updated on APRIL 04, 2017

Applies to:

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


For Oracle Databases prior to version 12c, Advanced Compression was supported for tables with less than 256 columns (so called wide tables).

While no error was reported for wide tables, compression was essentially "turned off" .


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