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Table Size [message #341131] Sat, 16 August 2008 23:50 Go to next message
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Registered: August 2008
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I wanna know the size of a table from
select sum(bytes) from dba_segments where segment_name='table_name'

but the result is confusing.... the output is like 500MB but the actual size is about 4GB when i took a dump of that table.
Re: Table Size [message #341132 is a reply to message #341131] Sat, 16 August 2008 23:52 Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Re: Table Size [message #341134 is a reply to message #341131] Sat, 16 August 2008 23:57 Go to previous message
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May be the table has a column of LOB type.
I got a solution here...
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