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APPEND Hint (Direct-Path) Insert with Values Causes Excessive Space Usage on 11G (Doc ID 842374.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 25-Sept-2014***


Symptoms

The APPEND hint (direct-path load) in a INSERT INTO <table> VALUES (...) statement causes excessive space usage in 11g Release 1. This does not happen on previous versions 9i and 10g.

Example:

Cause

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