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DataPump Import Via NETWORK_LINK Is Slow With CURSOR_SHARING=FORCE (Doc ID 421441.1)

Last updated on MARCH 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


DataPump import with NETWORK_LINK is being considered to migrate to a new database. But DataPump import is going slow while running a query for the estimation phase which tries to determine whether the table to be imported is empty or not.

Below query performs a full table scan which doubles the cost of DataPump import.


CURSOR_SHARING on the source site has been set to FORCE or SIMILAR.


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