Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Exadata: Shared Server Connect Prevents Offloading To Storage Cells (Doc ID 1472538.1)

Interesting article:
no offloading (aka Smart Scan) is performed for sessions connected via Shared Server.
Because such sessions cannot use DirectRead which is required for offloading.
In is not a bug, it is a feature.


Exadata account locked, pam_tally2 and host_access_control

Exam accounts are set up so that they are blocked for 10 minutes after the first wrong password entered. This brings a lot of inconvenien...