RE: Histograms - SIZE clause & num_buckets anomaly

At 07:41 AM 8/2/2004, you wrote:

>Thanks Wolfgang,
>Yes, doubling the size parameter created frequency based histograms. Seems
>very weird though. BTW, I am seeing exactly the same behaviour in

I have never seen that in Oracle 8i.

>And unless one is aware of this quirk, this creation of height-based
>histograms instead of f.b. histograms will affect the query execution plans
>adversely, isn't it?

Very possibly.


Wolfgang Breitling
Centrex Consulting Corporation 

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