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Database Administration
Maintaining and Monitoring Your Database : Managing Performance : Operating system resources

Operating system resources

The database engine relies on operating system resources for its performance; for example, the engine uses the operating system file system and processes to perform its functions. These mechanisms are controlled by kernel parameters. The following sections describe these mechanisms and the kernel parameters associated with them.
* Processes
* Semaphores
* Spin locks
* File descriptors