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Temp tablespace does not release occupied space (Doc ID 1901072.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
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 Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance on 05-Apr-2016 ***

Symptoms

 Temp tablespace does not release occupied space,trying to find offending segment that highly consume temp space leads to below results:


We can see that the temporary segments are all (except one) due to temporary
tables. We can also see that there in fact few temporary tables according to
dba_tables.

Changes

 None

Cause

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