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Advanced Compression Restriction on 255 Columns Lifted For Oracle 12c (Doc ID 1612095.1)

Last updated on JUNE 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

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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