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E-PERF: CURSOR_SHARING Parameter In Oracle Database For PeopleSoft Applications (Doc ID 2530420.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2019

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 to 8.57 [Release 8.4]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 8.56 version, Performance

CURSOR_SHARING parameter in Oracle Database for PeopleSoft Applications

A process which was taking 3-5 minutes in Production started taking 30-35 minutes.
DBA changed the CURSOR_SHARING parameter from EXACT to FORCE, this process then started completing within 3-5 minutes.

2504287.1 suggests setting CURSOR_SHARING to EXACT for PeopleSoft.

Are there any negative impacts for PeopleSoft applications if CURSOR_SHARING is set to FORCE?


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