What is the purpose of the new sql_id?

From: FMHabash <fmhabash_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 12:56:45 -0500
Message-ID: <49a434d8.083e400a.4d18.20e1_at_mx.google.com>

This new column appeared in 10g and is becoming the standard to refer to a given sql. I couldn't find a reference as to why was it introduced vs. Old way of using sql-hash? Also, I assume this id changes when a query gets reloaded, but it is never reused. Is this a correct statement?

Thank you  

Received on Tue Feb 24 2009 - 11:56:45 CST

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