PROCEDURE EP_LOAD_SALES Creates Hundreds Of Sessions

(Doc ID 2040822.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Demantra Demand Management - Version 12.2.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


We're attempting to load sales history using the PROCEDURE named EP_LOAD_SALES included in a Demantra 12.2.4 install that has been patched with patch #18139794. Whenever we execute EP_LOAD_SALES hundreds of slave sessions are created. I suspect this is a result of the "ALTER SESSION FORCE PARALLEL DML" and "ALTER SESSION FORCE PARALLEL QUERY" statements that appear in EP_LOAD_SALES. I have set the PVAL column value to "FALSE" for the PNAME column value "DBHintEp_Load_SalesUseParallelDML" and PNAME column value "DBHint_Ep_Load_SalesUseParallel" in the TABLE named DB_PARAMS, but these settings don't seem to have any effect on the operation of EP_LOAD_SALES. I would like to know how to prevent EP_LOAD_SALES from using parallel processing because the parallelized SQL execution causes contention problems in the TABLE named T_SRC_SALES_TMPL.


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