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What is the use of using Hints within SQL statements w.r.t query tuning? How to know which hint to use when??

Re: Oracle Hints [message #525259 is a reply to message #525255] Fri, 30 September 2011 07:08 Go to previous message
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prejib wrote on Fri, 30 September 2011 13:50
How to know which hint to use when?

Basically you use a hint when you are sure that YOU know better than the dozens on highly trained people who wrote the Oracle Query optimizer.

So basically when you have to ask, you shouldn't be using hints. Wink

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