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Subj:   Compress a column and why?
 
From:   Dinesh Manoharan

Hi,

Can anyone explain what is the meaning of compress in the following query ,

     Event_Amount_Val DECIMAL(18,2) COMPRESS

What is the use of compressing a column?

Please explain


Thanks,

Dinesh



     
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