How to Convert a VARCHAR2 Column to a CLOB Column
(Doc ID 754542.1)
Last updated on NOVEMBER 22, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
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LOBS or Large OBjects are used to store non-character data, such as mp3s, videos, pictures and long character data. Binary large objects, or BLOBs, and character large objects, or CLOBs, can store up to terabytes of data.
This Note will describe that how to convert a VARCHAR2 column to a CLOB column if needed.
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