Can ALTER TABLE SHRINK Run Faster Than ALTER TABLE MOVE?
(Doc ID 577375.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
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.
In this particular case, the ALTER TABLE SHRINK command took 20 hours for a 150GB table. The ALTER TABLE MOVE took 10 hours for a 150GB table.
Can the ALTER TABLE SHRINK operation be tuned to run faster than ALTER TABLE MOVE?
To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.
Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!
In this Document