RE: Weird Objects in DBA_SEGMENTS

RATHER annoying?  Eesh.

 

Yeah, on 10g and I thought I disabled this feature on the warehouse.
Apparently not.

 

Thanks!

 

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From: Mercadante, Thomas F (LABOR)
[mailto:Thomas.Mercadante@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 12:55 PM
To: April Wells; oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: Weird Objects in DBA_SEGMENTS

 

April,

 

Log onto the segment owner via sqlplus and issue a "purge recyclebin"
command.  Thse will go away.

 

You didn't say - but you are 10g.  Now when you drop anything, it goes
into the recyclebin.


Rather annoying if you ask me!


Tom

 

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From: oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of April Wells
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 1:42 PM
To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Weird Objects in DBA_SEGMENTS

I have spent the morning cleaning out a tablespace in an attempt to
reclaim 800 GB of space and clean up my production data warehouse.  To
this end... I ran a BUNCH of 

 

ALTER TABLE <table> move tablespace <tablespace>;

 

It "appeared" clean... nothing in dba_tables or dba_indexes.

 

However, my life can't be that simple.

 

The paranoid dba on my left shoulder urged me to look at dba_segments...
so I did.

 

select owner, segment_name, partition_name, tablespace_name,
segment_type from dba_segments  where tablespace_name = 'STAGEDAT01';

 

there are a bunch of segments named similar to 

 

BIN$Rxl0mZVtGWjgRAADupYzGQ==$0

 

They "apparently" are tables and indexes.

 

There are, however, apparently no actual extents... because 

select * from dba_extents where tablespace_name = 'STAGEDAT01';

returns only the plan table that I want to drop anyway

 

anyone have any ideas on what these BIN segments are?

 

Thanks in advance.

ajw

 

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