How to deal with row chaining on columns of LONG or LONG RAW datatype (Doc ID 746519.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.8 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 29-DEC-2016***

Goal

Experiencing row chaining on tables containing LONG and LONG RAW data and needs a way to resolve them. On a number of tables the average row length is in excess of the database block size and chaining is occurring for 100% of the table rows.

Solution

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