Facing Many Blocking Session For Parallel Queries After 11gR2 Upgrade. (Doc ID 1968169.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When a threshold is set for 'DBMS_SERVER_ALERT.BLOCKED_USERS' using server alert functionality, alerts are generated in 11.2 and up for situations where
a parallel query coordinator is waiting on parallel slaves to return results. These waits are cleared automatically.

You will see messages similar to 'Session XXXX is blocking 0 other sessions'.

Changes

 Upgrade to 11.2.

Cause

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