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How to emulate the DISTINCT functionality in a FAST Refresh Materialized View (Doc ID 1535549.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
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 Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
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I am trying to create a materialized view (using fast refresh) at the mview site.  The issue is I want to use the DISTINCT Keyword in the mview
definition.  This results in:

SQL> create materialized view emp_distinct_mv refresh fast on demand as select distinct(job) from emp;
create materialized view emp_distinct_mv refresh fast on demand as select distinct(job) from emp
                                                                                             *
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-12015: cannot create a fast refresh materialized view from a complex query


 

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