RE: Same index, different plan

From: Wolfgang Breitling <>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 13:23:50 -0600
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because the index hint is synonymous with index_rs. Both request an index range scan - and the CBO obeyed the hint ! :-) If you want something else you have to say it: index_ffs or index_ss (for skip scan) and I think there are a few more.

At 12:27 PM 4/4/2008, Baumgartel, Paul wrote:
>All true, but the question is why a hint that says "use this index"
>produces a different type of scan than a query without the hint that
>uses the index anyway.
>Paul Baumgartel
>Information Technology
>Prime Services Databases Americas
>One Madison Avenue
>New York, NY 10010
>Phone 212.538.1143


Wolfgang Breitling
Centrex Consulting Corporation

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