Re: RAC background process question

From: Riyaj Shamsudeen <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:10:19 -0500
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    Specification of these background processes are instance specific. So, if you have specified 10 DBWRs, then 10 DBWRs will be started in that instance. Every instance will have at least, minimally required background processes for a RAC instance such as LGWR, DBWR, PMON, LMD,LMON proceses etc..

Riyaj Shamsudeen
The Pythian Group
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Rick Ricky wrote:
> I don't have RAC experience, but I am reading some RAC books/docs. I
> have questions about processes like DBWR in RAC. Lets say I have 10
> DBWR and I have 4 RAC nodes.
> If I go to node 1, will I see 2-3 DBWR running on node 1? Do the DBWR
> run on different nodes as needed?
> I know that some processes (like LGWR) run on each node. But what
> about the ones that are not node specific?

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