ORA-08177: can't serialize access for this transaction
My Oracle Support Note : Insert Into Table Fails With ORA-08177 (Doc ID 160593.1)
•symptom: Insert into table fails •symptom: ORA-08177: can't serialize access for this transaction •symptom: transaction isolation level is serializable •symptom: The table has index definitions •symptom: Several transaction insert data into same table •cause: The problem manifest itself when there are indexes on the table to which the rows are being inserted. Without any indexes the problem will not reproduce
Reproduce the error
In two separate SQL sessions enter the following commands, i.e. type each individual command on one session followed immediately on the other session.