Master Note: Overview of Oracle Background Processes
(Doc ID 1503146.1)
Last updated on APRIL 04, 2019
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later Information in this document applies to any platform.
The background processes of the Oracle instance manage memory structures, asynchronously perform I/O to write data to a file on a disk, and perform general maintenance tasks.
The purpose of this Document is to provide an overview of Oracle Background Processes. This note will help customers have a better understanding of what they are and the functions of some of the main Oracle Background Processes.
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This document applies to a single instance environment and looks at a basic typical database configuration.
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