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How PARALLEL_MAX_SERVERS and PROCESSES Parameters are Related? (Doc ID 1968840.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 12.2.0.1 [Release 10.2 to 12.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document explains the relationship between parallel_max_servers and processes parameter which also includes  how you can approach error ORA-20 in case of parallel execution.

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In this Document
Purpose
Details
 PARALLEL_MAX_SERVERS and PROCESSES
 ORA-00020 and Parallel Query
 Can I get ORA-20 during parallel execution?
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