Logically Identical Case Statements Generate Different Access Paths
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
- Logically identical CASE statements generate different access paths.
- One statement uses a numeric comparison (1=2) while the other uses an alphabetical comparison (Y'='N'). For example:
numeric comparison (1=2):
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