Peformance Issues Seen in PL/SQL code With Mathematical Functions Like MOD/SQRT On SOLARIS SPARC

(Doc ID 2343090.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 07, 2018

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Issue is specific to SPARC based Operating Systems.

Symptoms

Slow performance of PL/SQL code when using the MOD, SQRT or similar mathematical functions in a loop on the SPARC machine compared to Intel x64 bit one. For example, when the below sample code is run on Solaris SPARC and other Unix/Linux you will see the difference in the run time.

Changes

None. 

Cause

Sign In with your My Oracle Support account

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a
Million Knowledge Articles and hundreds of Community platforms