Refresh Employee Directory Program Runs with Performance Issues (Doc ID 2186950.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Self-Service Human Resources - Version 12.1 HRMS RUP8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The "Refresh Employee Directory" concurrent program is causing the PER_EMPDIR_* table partitions to grow indefinitely without reusing space. The job currently slams the system any time it runs, because we have a server with lots of CPU threads.
 
Steps to Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

Responsibility: Global HRMS Manager

  1. Processes and Reports > Submit Processes and Reports

  2. Select "Single Request" then click Ok
     
  3. Run "Refresh Employee Directory", or have scheduled to run

Cause

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