How can you test that the Job Queue is running? (Doc ID 329928.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The DBMS_JOB package schedules and manages jobs in the job queue.  The purpose of this document is to demonstrate how to verify that job queue is processing the jobs and not stuck.

It should be noted that DBMS_JOB has been retained in later versions of Oracle mainly for backward compatibility. It is highly recommended to migrate from DBMS_JOB to DBMS_SCHEDULER which is more powerful and flexible.

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