3 Replies Latest reply on Aug 21, 2012 7:47 PM by Uwehesse-Oracle

    Exadata: Compression


      I have a couple of questions on Compression on Exadata.

      1. Is there a query/way to estimate the amount of compression that can be done?
      2. How would we be able to define which compression is best done ?

        • 1. Re: Exadata: Compression
          kuljeet singh -
          1. Is there a query/way to estimate the amount of compression that can be done?
          yes by Compression Advisor.

          Exadata Hybrid Columnar Compression Advisor [ID 1269846.1]
          • 2. Re: Exadata: Compression
            Dave M.-Oracle
            The My Oracle Support Community which covers all support related questions about EXADATA is available under: https://communities.oracle.com/portal/server.pt/community/exadata_general/360

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            Additional details about the availability of the Compression Advisor are available on the My Oracle Support Community for Exadata

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            Dave M.
            • 3. Re: Exadata: Compression
              Incidentally I have covered your two questions with blog posts:

              1) http://uhesse.com/2011/09/12/dbms_compression-example/
              2) http://uhesse.com/2011/01/21/exadata-part-iii-compression/

              Kind regards
              Uwe Hesse

              "Don't believe it, test it!"