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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Oracle version of the CHECKSUM Function in MSSQLServer

    Hello...
    I have been trying to find a function like CHECKSUM within Oracle. Is there an equivalent function within Oracle???

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    Re: Oracle version of the CHECKSUM Function in MSSQLServer

    Originally posted by Bfoo
    Hello...
    I have been trying to find a function like CHECKSUM within Oracle. Is there an equivalent function within Oracle???
    Checksumming is done at the Oracle block level, i.e. what was read from disk is what was written to disk. I am not aware of any built-in checksumming capability specific to column values. If needed, you would need to generate and store this separately.
    rgs,

    Ghostman

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