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FAQ: Detecting and Resolving Locking Conflicts and Ora-00060 errors (Doc ID 15476.1)

Last updated on JULY 15, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document covers frequently asked questions about detecting and resolving locking conflicts.

Troubleshooting Steps

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In this Document
Troubleshooting Steps
 How does Oracle handle locking?
 How to find the resource definitions?
 Which lock modes are required for which table action?
 How compatibility of locks works
 How to detect locking situations?
 Which views can be used to detect locking problems?
 Which tools are there to diagnostic locking issues?
 How to resolve locking situations?
 Deadlock Situations
 Unusual locking problems
 How to use dbms_lock?
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