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What Is The $ORACLE_HOME/dbs/hc_<ORACLE_SID>.dat File? (Doc ID 390474.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-Aug-2016***

Goal

Q1: What is the $ORACLE_HOME/dbs/hc_<ORACLE_SID>.dat file?

Q2: What happens if the $ORACLE_HOME/dbs/hc_<ORACLE_SID>.dat file is deleted?

Solution

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