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All About the Initialization Parameter PROCESSES and the Related Issues (Doc ID 2673195.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

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


This document is a one-stop solution for all queries related to PROCESSES initialization parameter. The details such as the impact of the parameter, how to set it and related issues are all discussed here.

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 1. PROCESSES parameter - Explanation
 2. PROCESSES parameter and OS Kernel parameters
 3. Instance Startup failed with ORA-00064 after increasing the value of PROCESSES parameter
 4. Adjusting the default value of parameter parallel_max_servers from <x> to <n> due to the value of parameter processes

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