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Get 10g SQL plans

Oracle Database Tips by Donald BurlesonApril 28, 2013

Question:  I am migrating to Oracle 11g and I hear that it is important to capture and save all of my 10g SQL execution plans.  What are the ways to get the 10g SQL plans?

Answer: Oracle SQL Tuning Sets are one way to capture the execution plans for your most popular SQL:

STEP 1:  Create a SQL Tuning set:

-- create a SQL Tuning set --
sqlset_name => 'SPM_STS',
description => '10g plans');

STEP 2:  Populate the SQL tuning set created in STEP 1 from the current cursor cache:

  stscur dbms_sqltune.sqlset_cursor;
   OPEN stscur FOR
     FROM TABLE(dbms_sqltune.select_cursor_cache( 'parsing_schema_name <> ''SYS''',
      null, null, null, null, 1, null, 'ALL')) P;
-- populate the SQL tuning set
   dbms_sqltune.load_sqlset(sqlset_name => 'SPM_STS', populate_cursor => stscur);

STEP 3: you can also query and see how many 10g plans were captured:

select * from dba_sqlset;

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