RE: Weird Objects in DBA_SEGMENTS
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 12:52:16 -0500
But emptying the recycle bin doesn't get rid of them...
SQL> purge recyclebin;
From: Riyaj Shamsudeen [mailto:riyaj.shamsudeen_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 12:46 PM
To: April Wells
Subject: Re: Weird Objects in DBA_SEGMENTS
They are recycle bin objects. Query dba_recyclebin to see them..
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 12:42 PM, April Wells <awells_at_netspend.com> wrote:
I have spent the morning cleaning out a tablespace in an attempt to reclaim 800 GB of space and clean up my production data warehouse. To this end... I ran a BUNCH of
ALTER TABLE <table> move tablespace <tablespace>;
It "appeared" clean... nothing in dba_tables or dba_indexes.
However, my life can't be that simple.
The paranoid dba on my left shoulder urged me to look at dba_segments... so I did.
select owner, segment_name, partition_name, tablespace_name, segment_type from dba_segments where tablespace_name = 'STAGEDAT01';
there are a bunch of segments named similar to
They "apparently" are tables and indexes.
There are, however, apparently no actual extents... because
select * from dba_extents where tablespace_name = 'STAGEDAT01';
returns only the plan table that I want to drop anyway
anyone have any ideas on what these BIN segments are?
Thanks in advance.
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