Operating system-level commands for tuning and diagnosis

While the previous Oracle database commands prove useful for managing and troubleshooting Oracle RAC and Oracle Clusterware issues, there is a critical need to use operating system commands with the Linux and Unix environment to diagnose and tune difficult issues that may arise in the Oracle RAC ecosystem. We will now provide you with some useful details on tools that can benefit you in these situations.


Linux provides a useful tracing tool for system calls that can be used for diagnosis and debugging issues with Oracle 11g RAC environments. As DBAs, we often have problems with our database environments when a runaway Oracle database process causes a performance problem in consuming ...

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