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Many Defunct Processes Observed on AIX Platform (Doc ID 2378474.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 22, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)

Symptoms

On : 12.1.0.2 version, defunct processes burst in a short time, and caused an OS process table shortage problem, eventually database was out of service


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Changes

 

Cause

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