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Exchange Partition with Virtual Column may Corrupt Column Statistics (Doc ID 1945275.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
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If an exchange partition is done on a table with a virtual column and the virtual column shows incorrect column statistics, then probably you are encountering this bug.

Test case to verify this


We can see that before exchange partitin, table t of column VIRT_COL shows value as 10000 and after exchange is shows value as 1 and also table t_x of column NON_VIRT_COL1 shows value as 1 and after exchange it shows value as 1000.


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