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11g Release 1 (11.1)

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PARALLEL_MIN_PERCENT

Property Description
Parameter type Integer
Default value 0
Modifiable ALTER SESSION
Range of values 0 to 100
Real Application Clusters Multiple instances can have different values.

PARALLEL_MIN_PERCENT operates in conjunction with PARALLEL_MAX_SERVERS and PARALLEL_MIN_SERVERS. It lets you specify the minimum percentage of parallel execution processes (of the value of PARALLEL_MAX_SERVERS) required for parallel execution. Setting this parameter ensures that parallel operations will not execute sequentially unless adequate resources are available. The default value of 0 means that no minimum percentage of processes has been set.

Consider the following settings:

PARALLEL_MIN_PERCENT = 50
PARALLEL_MIN_SERVERS = 5
PARALLEL_MAX_SERVERS = 10

If 8 of the 10 parallel execution processes are busy, only 2 processes are available. If you then request a query with a degree of parallelism of 8, the minimum 50% will not be met.

You can use this parameter in conjunction with PARALLEL_ADAPTIVE_MULTI_USER. In a multi-user environment, an individual user or application can set PARALLEL_MIN_PERCENT to a minimum value until sufficient resources are available on the system and an acceptable degree of parallelism is returned.