Using Hints

  • Tony Hasler


In my experience, the vast majority of complex applications that involve a substantial amount of Oracle SQL are littered with hints. This is done despite the omnipresent warnings that suggest that hints are an extreme measure only to be used as a last resort. The following official warning is an example:


Integrity Constraint Nest Loop Execution Plan Table Access Cardinality Estimate 
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© Tony Hasler 2014

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  • Tony Hasler
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  1. 1.BurntislandUnited Kingdom

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