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ALTER TABLE ADD Column With DEFAULT Values Turn To Updates Due To Disabled VPD Policy (Doc ID 2708625.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

An ALTER TABLE ADD column with DEFAULT values is turning to update commands for each row due to disabled VPD policy with statement_type = update

Alter table add column optimizes only when the table does not have a VPD policy. But even when the policy is disabled, we do not see the optimizations.

Cause

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