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GATHER_INDEX_STATS On Bitmap Index Generates Core Dump & Throws ORA-03113 (Doc ID 472520.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ORA-03113 is thrown while trying to collect stats using GATHER_INDEX_STATS on a bitmap index of a 'Index Mapping' table. Core dump is also generated when the procedure is executed.

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CREATE TABLE test_iot
( pkey_col VARCHAR2(3),
bti_col VARCHAR2(3),
bmi_col VARCHAR2(3),
CONSTRAINT test_iot_with_bmi_pk
PRIMARY KEY ( pkey_col )
)
ORGANIZATION INDEX MAPPING TABLE;

INSERT INTO test_iot VALUES ( 'ABC', 'DEF', 'GHI' );

COMMIT;

CREATE BITMAP INDEX test_iot_bmi ON test_iot (bmi_col);

EXEC DBMS_STATS.GATHER_TABLE_STATS ( ownname => 'SYSTEM', tabname => 'TEST_IOT',
estimate_percent => DBMS_STATS.AUTO_SAMPLE_SIZE );
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel

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