How to get the SQL execution plan on Oracle

Introduction In this article, we are going to see how we can get the SQL execution plan on Oracle. When tuning performance, the execution plan is indispensable as it allows you to understand the operations done by the database when executing a certain SQL query.

How to get the actual execution plan for an Oracle SQL query using Hibernate query hints

Introduction While answering this question on the Hibernate forum, I realized that it’s a good idea to write an article about getting the actual execution plan for an Oracle SQL query using Hibernate query hints feature.