Exadata: Smart Scan Numbers May Round With a Large Number of Decimal Places (Doc ID 1634405.1)

Last updated on MARCH 17, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.1.3.1.0 to 12.1.1.1.0 [Release 11.1 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Numbers may round with a large number of decimal places when using smart scan.  In addition results may change at the tail end of a large decimal.  Example (see the last 3 digits):

1) 1st execution :  885824452233754.008113671941294768571902
2) 2nd execution:  885824452233754.008113671941294768571903
3) 3rd execution:   885824452233754.008113671941294768571901
4) 4th execution:   885824452233754.008113671941294768571899


Cause

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