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Indexing Binary XML Columns (Doc ID 742192.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Information in this document applies to any platform.

***Checked for relevance on 24-Jul-2013***

Purpose

When using XMLTYPE columns stored as CLOBs it is possible to speed up query via the use of  functional indexes.  Attempting to do this with an XMLTYPE column stored as BINARY XML does not always work.  This document identifies other indexing strategies that can be used in their place.

Scope

This document refers to features in 11g and is applicable to application developers looking to improve the performance of extract queries from tables using BINARY XML Storage

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