|Oracle9i Database Reference
Release 1 (9.0.1)
Part Number A90190-02
Initialization Parameters, 29 of 220
CURSOR_SHARING determines what kind of SQL statements can share the same cursors.
Forces statements that may differ in some literals, but are otherwise identical, to share a cursor, unless the literals affect the meaning of the statement.
Causes statements that may differ in some literals, but are otherwise identical, to share a cursor, unless the literals affect either the meaning of the statement or the degree to which the plan is optimized.
Only allows statements with identical text to share the same cursor.
Oracle9i Database Performance Guide and Reference for information on setting this parameter in these and other environments