Significant Throughput Degradation When getParameterMetadata is Called on Every PreparedStatement
(Doc ID 2169848.1)
Last updated on MARCH 18, 2019
Applies to:JDBC - Version 188.8.131.52.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In a JDBC application, getParameterMetadata is called on every PreparedStatement.
The JDBC application experiences significant throughput degradation during performance test.
Symptoms may include:
- The JDBC application encounters no errors on the client side. If errorstack is set for error such as ORA-904 or ORA-918, it is seen that SQL statements fail with those parse errors on the server side:
----- Error Stack Dump -----
ORA-00904: "<COLUMN_NAME>": invalid identifier
----- Current SQL Statement for this session (sql_id=29s22pyghmf9b) -----
SELECT <COLUMN_NAME> FROM <TABLE_NAME>
- High "library cache lock" and "library cache: mutex X" waits under the "Top 10 Foreground Events by Total Wait Time" section of AWR:
The problem appears after upgrading JDBC driver to 12.1.0.x and applying merge patch containing fix for Bug 18644587.
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