Table Compression Is Limited To 255 Columns

(Doc ID 443843.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Sep-2017***


The following statement executed against the table for Segment Compression runs without any errors, however the table remains uncompressed :



Tables which do not get compressed have more than 255 columns.

SQL> select count(*) from dba_tab_columns where table_name='MYTABLE';


1 row selected.


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