I wrote an article about DDL optimization which I have submitted to Oracle otn and which will be hopefully published very soon. As you might also know I have been invited to be a member of the Oracle World team in order to spread the use of the Oracle technology in Latin America. This is why the English (original) article has been translated into Portuguese and published in the otn Latin America. The Spanish version will be published very soon as well.
I have also translated the original article to French and have been looking unsuccessfully for a known place where I would have published it so that it will have reached many persons in several countries like France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, North Africa and several other countries too. Having been unable to find that place, I decided to publish it here in my blog. So here it is DDL Optimization