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How To Troubleshoot Slow Performance From DESC Command In SQL Developer (Doc ID 2410577.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.1 and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 When using SQL Developer, the DESC command is very slow. However, SQL*Plus is fast.  The user already followed instructions in the following document, however the DESC command is still slow.

         <Note:2147939.1> - Describes Of Dictionary And Fixed Objects Very Slow Using SQL Developer Against 12c Database

What can be done to troubleshoot this slowness performance issue in SQL Developer?


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