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Semaphores and Shared Memory - An Overview (Doc ID 153961.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To provide an overview of shared memory and semaphores, answer common questions related to these OS resources and provide links to more detailed information.


This document is intended for anyone who is responsible for creating or administering an Oracle Database. It is intended to compliment the semaphore and shared memory information already provided in the Oracle Installation Guides.

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