The bugs were related to certain characteristics which are optional when you use the queues. We stopped using the queues in the manner related to the bug. Sorry I don't have a reference. ________________________________ From: rjamya [mailto:rjamya@xxxxxxxxx] Sent: Tuesday, August 02, 2005 2:11 PM To: Post, Ethan Cc: Niall Litchfield; bdbafh@xxxxxxxxx; Oracle-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: CURSOR_SHARING=SIMILAR + ODBC May Cause Problems We use AQ and cs=force .... works just fine ... never played with similar. Raj On 8/2/05, Post, Ethan <Ethan.Post@xxxxxx> wrote: Our application uses Advanced Queuing and there were some bugs related to AQ and SIMILAR so I have stayed away from it, but we have ran tests and seen great performance improvments because of parse issues. I am hoping to move towards it but emails like these have me sitting on EXACT again. Darn, guess we will have to fix the code!