SQL Statement Failing With ORA-14766: Unable To Obtain A Stable Metadata Snapshot
(Doc ID 2127653.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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A select statement on a partitioned table with a LOB fails with "ORA-14766: Unable to obtain a stable metadata snapshot" while concurrent DDL is running on the table.
An errorstack from the ORA-14766 might be similar to the following:
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