what is the relation between CPU and DB WRITERS

Posted on 2011-04-19
Last Modified: 2012-12-21
I am deploying oracle 11g rel.2 on Linux with 24 cpu sun boxes.
How many number of db writers I need to configure for high intensity i/o environment.
Question by:suresh8487
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    "high intensity" is relative

    I suggest starting with the default and adjust upward as necessary.
    If your DBWR processes seem to fall behind, also check your LGWR to see if it's keeping up on redo.  DBWR won't write if it's waiting on LGWR to complete

    for more info see the concepts manual

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