Parse Count Is High But No Execution (Doc ID 1335913.1)

Last updated on APRIL 06, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Some queries have been parsed many times but are never being executed.

The behavior is found is found AWR report:

SQL ordered by Parse Calls

Parse Calls Executions %Total Parses SQL Id        SQL Module SQL Text
94,631      0          1.62          4t5msjrxz8upb xxx.exe    SELECT A, :"SYS_B_0" B...
94,550      0          1.62          bw656x8pdj6pw xxx.exe    SELECT A, :"SYS_B_0" B...
94,488      0          1.61          159n2uf0dx9tw xxx.exe    SELECT A, :"SYS_B_0" B...

Parse Calls is high, but Executions=0.

Cause

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