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Example of a Streams Heartbeat Table (Doc ID 461278.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 31, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
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
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Heartbeat table in a Streams replication  is especially useful for databases that have a low activity rate because you can make sure the replication environment is working properly even if there are not many replicated changes...It  ensures that changes are being replicated in a Streams replication environment

Following is an example configuration we could use as a heartbeat table. 
It applicable for version 9i onwards


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