Re: What is "idle instance"?

From: Noons <>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2015 19:13:06 +1000
Message-ID: <mkh7kq$82e$>

On 31/05/2015 8:37 PM, John Doe wrote:
> If an instance is created by allocating memory areas and starting
> background processes then what is an "idle instance" when no oracle
> database is up and running? No background process exists yet, no memory
> is allocated but this thingy is called an instance (idle one). Sometimes
> database is up and running and one still can connect to "idle instance".
> Isn't a kind of word play here and actually "idle instance" means
> something different than "real instance"? Can "connected to idle
> instance" be understood as equivalent of "not connected to `real'
> instance"?

The instance is defined and can be started. But is not started, therefore, it is idle. Received on Mon Jun 01 2015 - 11:13:06 CEST

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