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PLSQL Collections Benefits and Performance (Doc ID 986423.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Jun-2013***

Purpose

The purpose of this document is to provide a quick reference to the Oracle PL/SQL Collections. This article provides details on when a particular collection type should be used, size limits, performance benefits and the difference between each of them.

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Which collection type will have more benefits in terms of performance?
 What is the size limit of Nested Tables, Varrays and Associative arrays?
 Choosing a Collection Type
 Comparing Oracle Collection Types
 Ways of querying from the different types of collection.
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