Parallel merge might trigger deadlock on table with HCC partitions (Doc ID 1543621.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Exadata Hardware - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

If HCC partitions are included in partitioned table, parallel merge statement on this table might get deadlock (ora-60), no matter the HCC partitions are involved or not.

Changes

Some partitions were compressed with HCC.

Cause

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