Last updated on MAY 08, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
A partition truncate or partition drop is taking a long time, and you specified UPDATE INDEXES or UPDATE GLOBAL INDEXES. An AWR might show the following SQL as a top SQL for elapsed time:
Other processes waiting to update the table, such as GoldenGate, may get an "ORA-54 resource busy and acquire with NOWAIT specified or timeout expired" while waiting for the global index maintenance to complete.
Truncate partition or drop partition.
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