DataPump Export (EXPDP) Is Slow Using Default ESTIMATE=BLOCKS Due To Long Execution of Query of SYS.X$KTFBUE
(Doc ID 2378391.1)
Last updated on MARCH 27, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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- DataPump Export (EXPDP) was very slow using the default ESTIMATE=BLOCKS, and spent several hours in ESTIMATE phase, when export thousands tables.
- From sql trace file of DataPump Export, almost all those time is spent on the following recursive SQL.
* The whole trace file is near 20 GB, and it is too large to format the whole file with tkprof, and the following is the tkprof formatted result of first 500 MB:
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