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FAQ: 'cursor: mutex ..' / 'cursor: pin ..' / 'library cache: mutex ..' Type Wait Events (Doc ID 1356828.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Personal Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This article provides a central point for information about waits related to cursor management activities. 

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What are 'cursor: ' waits?
 What are the most common waits?
 What are the most common causes of waits?
 How can I avoid these waits?
 Where can I find cause diagnostics and more information about these waits?
 Useful References

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