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How to Troubleshoot Slow Materialized View Complete Refresh Issues (Doc ID 1313291.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
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This article describes how to troubleshoot slow materialized view complete refresh in order to find the cause of the slowness, and it provides directions towards the solution.

In simplified terms complete refresh consists of the following phases:

Several internal/recursive SQLs are involved in the above mentioned phases.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 1./ Has the complete refresh or any of its parts ever performed better?
 2./ Which internal/recursive SQL(s) is (are) the most time consuming
 2.1./ DELETE FROM mview is slow
 2.2./ INSERT INTO mview SELECT ... is slow
 2.3./ SQLs on MLOG$_masterTable tables is slow

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