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What does SMON do ?

January 1999


This attached Word document is in Word 7 / Windows 95 format. The size is 25KB.

The content is an article published in Relate (the magazine of the UK Oracle User Group) in December 1998. The article describes several features of the way SMON works, in particular the strategies for coalescing free space and clearing up temporary segments. The details in the article are based on version 7.3.3 of Oracle.

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