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How to reduce the excessive [archived] redo logs that are generated for direct path inserts? (Doc ID 2176216.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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
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We can see high redo generation for direct path inserts even when NOLOGGING option is specified for both the table and the B*tree indexes. This Document describes the causes and workaround for this Issue.


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