Tech Tip: ORA-22950: cannot ORDER objects without MAP or ORDER method

Discussion created by gilta03 Champion on Nov 30, 2017

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When sampling a database, we are seeing the following error- ORA-22950: cannot ORDER objects without MAP or ORDER method. 

CA Test Data Manager (TDM)- Datamaker, Oracle

Development has confirmed that the product is currently working as designed. When Datamaker detects a column that it cannot profile, it will flag it and ignore it, then move onto the next one. Sampling will complete for all tables and then a message about a log file will be provided for the columns that were not profiled. 


Here is the resolution from Oracle. We recommend working with your DBA to accomplish this. 



Cause: Object types must have map or order methods defined for all comparisons other than equality and inequality comparisons. 
Action: Define a map or order method for the object type. 

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