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When Timestamp and Last_Ddl_time columns of dba_objects will differ? (Doc ID 309235.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to give a clear understanding on:

1.  The meaning of Last_ddl_time and Timestamp column of dba_objects
2.  Under what circumstances these 2 columns differ



For all analysts and customers to get a clear understanding of these 2 important columns of dba_objects 


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