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Wrong Parallel Query Result (Doc ID 1345433.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 20, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A query without any hints returns 919,312 rows. However, when a parallel hint is added, the query returns a lesser number of rows. Serial execution returns the correct number of rows.

When setting these hidden parameters, then wrong numbers are reporting as well:

Basically, the parallel statement might return wrong results when joining views containing
order by or group by on the join columns.


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