RE: Duplicate rows

And then by doing CTASD you will loose all grants,synonyms etc ... I
wonder how long it would take to delete 5000 rows. Create unique
constraint and catch exceptions into an exceptions table (created with
$OH/rdbms/admin/utlexcpt.sql) ... From there on it should be easy ... 

Rajendra dot Jamadagni at nospamespn dot com 
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Subject: Re: Duplicate rows

CTASD (create table as select distinct) followed by a DROP and a RENAME?

> Dear All,
> One table is having more than 5000 duplicate record. We would like to 
> remove all the duplicate records.
> Using rowid method, it takes much time to execute.
> Is there any other way to remove all the duplicate rows in a faster

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