How To Manually Execute the Optimizer Statistics Auto Task in Oracle11g (Doc ID 731935.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


It may sometimes be necessary to manually execute the Optimizer Statistics Gathering Auto Task in Oracle11g e.g. when debugging a problem which involves it and does not reproduce with manual statistics gathering.

This article shows how to do this using DBMS_AUTO_TASK_IMMEDIATE
It also shows how to interrupt the Auto Task after it has started so that it executes its cleanup procedure before quitting.


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