Hi,<BR> I am facing this Catastrophic Error problem when multiple users try to reach an ASP script (at exactly the same time)which fires the same SQl "select" query on Oracle d/b using ODBC d/b connectivity.The select query uses a "Parallel" hint.<BR> I tried putting an "read only " type of Lock but doesn&#039t seem to help.Please help..<BR>Thanks ,<BR>Amar<BR>