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12c Indexing Extended Data Types Part II (15 Steps)

Finally, at long long last, I have a spare 30 minutes in my life to complete this blog entry !! As discussed previously, Oracle has extended the maximum length of varchar2, nvarchar and raw columns to 32K, but this comes with some challenges when it comes to indexing such columns due to restrictions on the […]

12c Indexing Extended Data Types Part I (A Big Hurt)

The maximum size for VARCHAR2, NVARCHAR and RAW columns has been extended to 32767 bytes with the Oracle 12c Database. However, indexing such columns with standard indexes comes with some challenges. These extended data types are not enabled by default within the database but can easily be done so by following these steps: Restart the […]

Implicit Statement Results and Extended Data Types in Oracle 12c…

Over the last couple of days I’ve put another couple of articles live. In this case they are both focused on easing migration from non-Oracle databases to Oracle.

It’s a little hard to get excited about either feature as I would not expect any straight Oracle shop to want to use them.