How To Determine If Advanced Compression Is Used by DataPump?
(Doc ID 1993134.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
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***Checked for relevance on 12-Feb-2018***
By default Advanced Compression Option (ACO) is used when unloading the metadata (content=metadata_only, default option) with DataPump. So logically DataPump surely is using compression but only for metadata. But since as per licensing policies, using metadata_only is free, we are not considering this feature used when running a DataPump job without explicitly specifying a non-default compression option.
How to check if Advanced Compression (ACO) is used by DataPump?
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