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Re: Getting Number of Rows in CTAS across DBLink

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 13:19:48 -0800
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 1 begin
  2 execute immediate 'drop table emp1';   3 execute immediate 'create table emp1 as select * from emp';   4 dbms_output.put_line('Number of rows:'||SQL%ROWCOUNT);   5* end;
SQL> /
Number of rows:14  

PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.  

SQL> On 11/07/2003 03:34:25 PM, Arup Nanda wrote:
> List,
> When I create a table as select * from another table across a dblink, how do I find out how many rows were created in the table? Is there a statistic somewhere, documented or otherwise, that tells me how many rows were fetched?
> Currently I am using a rather convoluted approach - using the statistic, bytes received via SQL*Net to dblink, and dividing that by the average row size to get an approximate idea of the number of rows. However, this approximation is far from even reasonably accurate; and since the rowsize can change radically, it can be way off the mark. Any help or pointers will be highly appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Arup Nanda

Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA

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