DBMS_STATS.IMPORT_TABLE_STATS Stores Partition Position Instead of Partition Name

(Doc ID 2183155.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Symptoms are:
- export partition statistics using dbms_stats.export_table_stats for a partition
- drop table and recreate the table with new partitions; afterwords try to import statistics on that specific partition using dbms_stats.import_table_stats
- if the partition in the new table has a new position, no statistics are imported
- statistics table keeps the position of the partition, not the partition name

This behaviour is not present in release.


 Upgrade to 12c.


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