How can I find out which stored procedure is currently running for a session?
The answer is to really find out which SQL statement a session is currently running. Stored procedures will appear as an SQL statement. To do this, we'll use the following query:
SELECT a.sqltext FROM v$session s, v$sqlarea a WHERE s.sql_address = a.addr AND s.sql_hash_value = a.hash_value AND s.username='MYUSER';In my example, I limited this to just queries issued by MYUSER. But you can do other limitations on the V$SESSION view as well.
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