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DBA_FEATURE_USAGE_STATISTICS Wrongly Reports "Advanced Compression" Usage Via "Heap Compression" (Doc ID 2049848.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
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.


This document explains how DBA_FEATURE_USAGE_STATISTICS incorrectly reports Advanced Compression Feature usage for using Heap Compression. A sample output is given below:

Option/Management Pack |Used |Feature being Used |Version |Currently Used|Detected Usage|Last Usage Date |Total Samples|Last Sample Date | DBID|DB Name |Curr DB Version |Host Name |ReportGen Time
Advanced Compression |YES |HeapCompression | |TRUE | 33|17-APR-15 00:39:14| 91|17-APR-15 00:39:14|<DB-ID>|ORCL | |thehostname |2015-06-25 11:27:10



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