Partitioned Indexes Created With 8M Initial Extent
Last updated on DECEMBER 18, 2015
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Segments of type INDEX PARTITION or INDEX SUBPARTITION will be created with 8M initial extent in version 126.96.36.199, instead of 64K in earlier versions. Global indexes or indexes on non partitioned tables still have 64K.
If you create the index before the insert statement, the segment size is only 64K.
Issue can be easily reproduced on 188.8.131.52.0.
==64K are allocated in the situation the index is created when no rows are in the table:
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