Parameter to allow CTAS over DBLINK to maintain CHAR/VARCHAR2 column sizes

(Doc ID 285326.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


CREATE TABLE AS SELECT (CTAS) over a dblink between databases with different
multibyte character sets can result in a table definition which has column lengths
either 3 times the size of the original table definition.
This is correct behaviour but there are cases where the new (correct) behaviour
is undesirable.


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