Can ALTER TABLE SHRINK Run Faster Than ALTER TABLE MOVE?
Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.3 to 126.96.36.199 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
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***Checked for relevance on 23-Nov-2011***
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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?
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