From: Ben <>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 08:29:32 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <>

On Feb 11, 11:21 am, Anurag Varma <> wrote:
> On Feb 11, 10:47 am, Ben <> wrote:
> > Ent Ed
> > I've read some posts in the past that damned and condemmed the use of
> > this package, they were a few years old though. Just wondered what the
> > general consensus is on this package now, if it has changed at all?
> > I've got a 600G database that has been upgraded from 8.1.6->> and uses mostly DMT except for the handful of objects that I
> > have managed to migrate via alter table move or exp/imp. Lots of small
> > and large extents.
> The opinion on this package has not changed. However, if you cannot
> move the objects
> to a real LMT tablespace, then you should use this package to convert
> an
> existing tablespace from DMT to LMT. It might be time consuming to do
> it though.
> However, at least it will still be beneficial than just leaving the
> tablespace
> as DMT.
> Anurag

I'll have to go back and get a link, but I believe I read on AskTom where he actually suggested the use of it and claimed it was faster than dropping objects from dmt's. Received on Mon Feb 11 2008 - 10:29:32 CST

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