Oracle SecureFiles were introduced in Oracle Database 11g Release 2 to enable optimized storage of large objects and enhanced performance. SecureFiles are re-engineered
LOB storage architecture that is designed to leverage the joint capabilities of an Oracle Database and a file system. Oracle SecureFiles greatly benefitted from the file system-like features such as deduplication, compression, and encryption. In addition, the SecureFiles data works with trusted database features such as flashback, fine-grained auditing, Real Application Clusters, Automatic Storage Management, and Information Lifecycle Management. The optimization features in SecureFiles are deduplication, compression, and encryption.
With the introduction of Oracle ...