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Oracle Linux/Exadata: High rds-ping latency and poor CPU performance due to clocksource change from tsc to hpet (Doc ID 2661995.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-8 - Version All Versions and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Symptoms are:

- poor DB performance

- high rds-ping latency from compute node to cell node

- high CPU usage

Changes

 Clocksource was changed from default of "tsc" to "hpet". To check the Clocksource, view the contents of the current_clocksource as shown :

 

Cause

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Cause
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