Script: explain.sql

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-- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
-- File Name    : http://www.oracle-base.com/dba/monitoring/explain.sql
-- Author       : Tim Hall
-- Description  : Displays a tree-style execution plan of the specified statement after it has been explained.
-- Requirements : Access to the plan table.
-- Call Syntax  : @explain (statement-id)
-- Last Modified: 15-JUL-2000
-- -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
SET PAGESIZE 100
SET LINESIZE 200
SET VERIFY OFF

COLUMN plan             FORMAT A50
COLUMN object_name      FORMAT A30
COLUMN object_type      FORMAT A15
COLUMN bytes            FORMAT 9999999999
COLUMN cost             FORMAT 9999999
COLUMN partition_start  FORMAT A20
COLUMN partition_stop   FORMAT A20

SELECT LPAD(' ', 2 * (level - 1)) ||
       DECODE (level,1,NULL,level-1 || '.' || pt.position || ' ') ||
       INITCAP(pt.operation) ||
       DECODE(pt.options,NULL,'',' (' || INITCAP(pt.options) || ')') plan,
       pt.object_name,
       pt.object_type,
       pt.bytes,
       pt.cost,
       pt.partition_start,
       pt.partition_stop
FROM   plan_table pt
START WITH pt.id = 0
  AND pt.statement_id = '&1'
CONNECT BY PRIOR pt.id = pt.parent_id
  AND pt.statement_id = '&1';