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Oracle plsql collection types

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Last Modified: 2014-08-18
When to used varray , Index by table nested by table on which scenario?

Which is the best in between Index by table and nested by table  and why ?

Could you please explain me with example ?
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Sean StuberDatabase Developer & Administrator
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you can query from nested tables, you can use them in sql statements

varray and associative arrays (formal name for index-by tables) can only be used in pl/sql.

varray has a maximum size associated with it, the others can grow dynamically and unbounded

associative arrays can be indexed by string values or numeric
whereas nested tables and varray are only numeric
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