RDBPROD: Poor Performance With CONJUNCT: UNKNOWN (Doc ID 2215181.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.3 to [Release 7.3]
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha


A SQL query specifying "where (table.column=null )" produces a poor optimizer strategy, with a sequential scan on a table that contains 4.3 million+ rows.

Using the EXECUTION flag, the sequential scan can be seen:


Upgrade from Rdb 7.2.x


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