Drop Tablespace Including Contents And Datafiles Takes Hours To Complete
(Doc ID 438461.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 22, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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 following command takes very long to complete:
Dropping the tablespace only with contents completes much faster. But whenever datafile clause is included in the drop tablespace statement it takes hours to complete.
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