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RDBPROD: OCI Services Limit for Open Cursors and How to Monitor Them (Doc ID 66369.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle SQL/Services for Rdb on OpenVMS - Version 7.1.2 and later
Oracle Rdb Server on OpenVMS - Version 7.0 and later
HP OpenVMS Itanium
HP OpenVMS Alpha


The maximum number of open cursors that you can have in an OCI Services for Rdb session is 998. A cursor is defined as any statement which a client has prepared and/or executed but has not yet released. How can these be monitored?


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