Solaris[TM] Operating System: The different types of Shared Memory available in Solaris

(Doc ID 1010818.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2]
Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 and later
OpenSolaris Operating System - Version 2008.05 and later
All Platforms
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This document describes the different types of Shared Memory that Solaris[TM] offers and their characteristics - Shared Memory (SHM), Intimate Shared Memory (ISM),  Dynamic Intimate Shared Memory (DISM) and Optimized Shared Memory (OSM).


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