DataPump Import Does Not Use Multiple Parallel PX Processes For Index Creation

(Doc ID 1081069.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 19-DEC-2012***


On DataPump Import you found that INDEX creation does not invoke parallel processes, even though PARALLEL > 1.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create an DataPump Export dump file for a table that has many indexes.
2. Perform a DataPump Import and specify PARALLEL > 1
3. Monitor system processes to confirm no Data Pump Import Parallel processes are created.


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