"PARALLEL_DEGREE_POLICY=AUTO" Ignores Object Level Parallel Hint

(Doc ID 1086823.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If parallel object level hint is used to force parallelism on an object and
auto dop is used (PARALLEL_DEGREE_POLICY=AUTO), the statement uses a serial plan and ignores the hint.

Cause

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