DBMS_SPACE.SPACE_USAGE Behavior On BASICFILE LOB (Doc ID 2212957.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 04, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

DBMS_SPACE.SPACE_USAGE() procedure can be used to calculate BASICFILE LOB space usage,
but there are some points to note which is specific to LOB segments.

As an example, this document uses following table which contains a BLOB column, with user defined chunk size of 16K.

 

 

Solution

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