LOB segment size is significantly increasing despite of small actual size of data in it
(Doc ID 2326423.1)
Last updated on MARCH 08, 2023
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 12.1 to 12.2]
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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+ A LOB segment is of size around few hundreds of GB when it is actually of around few hundred of MB only.
+ Also, 'enq: TX - contention' wait event is noticed in peak hours on the same LOB.
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