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Insert Portion of Parallel MERGE Seems to Run Serially (PX SEND HYBRID (ROWID PKEY) ) (Doc ID 1682626.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2021

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Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
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The INSERT portion of a MERGE statement seems to run serially because a single slave (or possibly only a few slaves) are doing all the work.   The explain plan shows "PX SEND HYBRID (ROWID PKEY).



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