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

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 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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