Re: Re: Density statistic calculation in case of histogram

Thanks Alberto for the update. Actually I am investigating the calculations
in R10 and my plan was to later cover R11 as well. Since still most of the
systems are on R10 and in future also (atleast 2-3 years), I am very
interested.

Having said that, your references and update will be very helpful. I just
downloaded the stuff and reading :-)




On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 3:44 AM, Alberto Dell'Era
<alberto.dellera@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 17:20, Neeraj Bhatia <neeraj.dba@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Basically I am interested to know how density is calculated in case of
> > height-based histograms. Also, how CBO calculate selectivity.
>
> I wouldn't investigate too much the density in 10.x since the formula
> has changed (to a very intuitive one) in 11gR1:
>
> http://www.adellera.it/investigations/11g_newdensity/index.html
>
> so, the 10.x formula has been "deprecated" by the kernel developers.
>
> I did find a statistical justification for the 10.x computation, but
> I have never "published" it for the above reasons, it is no longer
> important.
>
> hth
> alberto
>

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