Sql Developer Slow Against 11g Database (Doc ID 1215063.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 2.1.1 to 3.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.
SQL Developer version: 2.1.1.64
Oracle Database version: 11.2.0.1.0


Symptoms

Low performance when connecting to an 11g database as 'sys' or 'system' with SQL Developer.
Attempt to examine another user's objects (e.g. pl/sql package body)  can take a long time (between 20 seconds and 1 minute).
After the second or third try this access speeds up to less than 1 second.

This does not happen when connecting to a 10g database.

Cause

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