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Create Fast Refreshable Materialized View With Self Join and Avoid ORA-12052, ORA-957 (Doc ID 789912.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Note: This solution is not possible in 9i; trying it for 9i and below will result in ORA-12015: cannot create a fast refresh materialized view from a complex query.


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This article will help to create a FAST refreshable materialized view that contains a SELF-JOIN.

Consider the following testcase:


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