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Primary Note: Overview of User (Client) Processes (Doc ID 1504268.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 19]
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When users run client applications such as SQL*Plus, the operating system creates client (user) processes to run the applications.

The purpose of this Document is to provide an overview of User Processes (also referred to as client 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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In this Document
 Overview of Client (User) Processes
 Example of a Client (User) process

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