Yes, I did blog about the DBMS_OPTIM_BUNDLE package in earlier Oracle releases before. And I thought (and it was documented this way) that it will disappear in Oracle 12.2 and newer. But in fact you’ll find the DBMS_OPTIM_BUNDLE package in Oracle 12.2 and 18c. Most likely …
This is a very interesting case and you may see also my previous blog posts:
The DBMS_OPTIM_BUNDLE package got introduced with the April 2014 Exadata 126.96.36.199 Bundle Patch. And it got introduced for all Oracle 188.8.131.52 databases with the April 2017 Bundle Patch (BP). DBMS_OPTIM_BUNDLE is only available in Oracle 184.108.40.206.
Addition March 6, 2018: See the updated blog post about DBMS_OPTIM_BUNDLE available in Oracle 12.2 and 18c onwards.… [Read More]