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OLTP Compress Tables are Not Re-Using the Space in the Empty Blocks After a New INSERT (Doc ID 2477112.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2020

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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In tables with Advanced Compression are not re-using the space in the empty blocks after a new INSERT.  This makes the table  grow excessively when it should fit within the existing segment. This does NOT happen if the table is defined with NOCOMPRESS.


 Upgraded to 12.2


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