cursor: pin S wait on X

Few weeks back thread came up on oracle-l freelist regarding “cursor: pin S wait on X” event . Tanel Poder replied to this thread with excellent explanation. You can read full thread here   This wait happens when your session wants to examine / execute an existing child cursor – but it’s being pinned in X…

Connections to DataBase Hang Including “/ as sysdba”

Recently I faced one issue where all the connection to database hung and it was also not possible to login to database using “/ as sysdba”. To get access of sqlplus I used the following syntax: $ sqlplus -prelim / as sysdba With “prelim” option we can run some commands which will help in collection…