Restrictions on LONG Datatype (Doc ID 463115.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 8.1.7.0 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 8th Apr 2016***


Goal

What are the restrictions on LONG datatype and why Oracle recommends to convert existing LONG columns to LOB columns.

Solution

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