Re: New Solaris announcement

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:49:44 -0700 (PDT)
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# What, no kill -9?

You probably know this already but with recent releases of Oracle the "kill session" or "disconnect session" usually work well and quickly.

Only in rare cases of processes hung and waiting deep in oracle ( usually/always calling into os services ? ) is the kill -9 required.

Unfortunately when the kill -9 is required the system is usually in such big trouble that unless you have some automated scripts doing the scalping ( and all the inherent dangers of using such a draconian solution ) ... it may be bye bye instance. Received on Sat Oct 13 2012 - 23:49:44 CEST

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