RDBPROD: RDB$CARDINALITY Set To 4294967296 Instead Of Zero (Doc ID 2113081.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.2.5 to 7.2.5.7 [Release 7.2]
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha

Symptoms

After a TRUNCATE TABLE of a table with a large cardinality, the new cardinality is 4294967296 instead of 0.

This behavior can be reproduced as follows:

With the cardinality as inaccurate as it is, queries may run slower against new records in this table.

Cause

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