SQL> create table test (col1 number); Table created. SQL> insert into test values (123456789) SQL> / 1 row created. SQL> commit; Commit complete. SQL> select length(col1) from test SQL> / LENGTH(COL1) ------------ 9 SQL> select vsize(col1) from test; VSIZE(COL1) ----------- 6
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