Why are a Higher Number of CPUs Used Than the CPU_COUNT Parameter Setting

(Doc ID 2017395.1)

Last updated on JUNE 24, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Determine why a greater number of CPUs are being used than the CPU_COUNT parameter.  For example In an example, with CPU_COUNT set to 1, more than 4 CPUs are used.

Solution

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