Partition Truncate or Drop Taking a Long Time With SQL 'insert /*+ RELATIONAL . . . delete global indexes'
(Doc ID 2177233.1)
Last updated on MARCH 25, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 [Release 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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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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