Re: Global Temporary Table Mystery

  • From: Wolfgang Breitling <breitliw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2004 14:59:03 -0700

How did you check that tey are GTTs. I doubt they are. GTTs do not show up in 
dba_segments. If they ARE GTTs and they get allocated in system, then the id 
that created them must have had its temporary tablespace set to system.

Quoting Peter Barnett <regdba@xxxxxxxxx>:

> We have an application using Global Temporary Tables. 
> The other day I was checking performance questions and
> noticed a number of this application's tables were in
> the SYSTEM tablespace.  
> After consulting with the developer I made
> arrangements to export and import them into the
> correct tablespace.  It now turns out that these are
> GTTs.  I checked the table names in dba_segments and
> no space is currently allocated to these tables.
> Any ideas as to why these GTTs may be using SYSTEM? 
> It is an Oracle database.  The application was
> written in Oracle Forms.

Wolfgang Breitling
Oracle 7,8,8i,9i OCP DBA
Centrex Consulting Corporation

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