The difference between using srvctl vs using sqlplus for start/stop one or more database nodes

(Doc ID 753516.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

We have had some instances where it seemed that starting rac databases through sqlplus caused performance issues (high load on database server ).

Restarting the nodes using srvctl seemed to resolve the performance issue.

"Is there any difference between using srvctl vs using sqlplus for starting or stopping one or more database nodes."

Solution

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