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OCI: RAC Instance crashed with ORA-00700[kskvmstatact: excessive swapping observed] (Doc ID 2463607.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


- Multiple instance crashes were seen on an OCI RAC database repeatedly
- By the crash time, it was observed that critical processes like LMS were found dead:

Multiple processes in DEAD status in every crash pointed to a common cause.


Application team confirmed to have started a particular job before the crash time in all cases.


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