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Difference between *.__Memory_Parameters and SID.__Memory_Parameters in Spfile/Pfile (Doc ID 2660677.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
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1.  Set parameters in the SPFILE then created a new pfile from spfile.
2.  Modified the settings then created the spfile from pfile.
3.  Bounce the database

The parameter file it shows:  <SID>.__<parameter> and  *.__<parameter>  

What is the difference between the two? 


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