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Dropping Schema Is Taking A Lot Of Time (Doc ID 2629012.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 14, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Dropping schema with cascade option is taking a lot of time. 

SQL trace of the drop command shows that majority time is spent on delete from icoldep$ table as seen below due to full table scan.



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