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Database Fails To Start With Large Amounts Of Huge Pages Available..Or..”Where Did I Lost My Mind..”

When configuring HugePages for a database, it kept refusing to startup (since the parameter large pages=’only’ was set). There were more than enough HugePages free, as shown below: $ cat /proc/meminfo |grep -i huge HugePages_Total: 33040 HugePages_Free:  14127 HugePages_Rsvd:   1569 … Continue reading

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expdp…so sloooooowwww..???…Time to spice it up!

At times when I do an export (expdp) from a database, the export just seems to last for ages…and then some.. While I was waiting one time for the export to finish, I found out the expdp in Oracle 11g … Continue reading

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