Using PROCESSOR_GROUP_NAME to bind a database instance to CPUs or NUMA nodes on Solaris
(Doc ID 1928328.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 184.108.40.206 and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
This document provides a step-by-step guide for binding a database instance to a subset of a server's CPUs and memory, using Solaris Resource Pools. Solaris Resource Pools provide a way to create a named set of CPUs and memory. A database that is associated with this Solaris Resource Pool can only use its CPUs and memory.
Using Solaris Resource Pools, a DBA that is consolidating multiple database instances on a single server can
- Physically isolate database instances onto different CPUs
- Bind database instances to specific NUMA nodes to improve performance on NUMA-based systems.
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In this Document
|Step 1 - Configuring the Solaris Resource Pool|
|Step 2 - Configuring the Database|
|Solaris Resource Pools vs Zones|
|Support and Recommended Bug Fixes|