Topic : System Monitor(SMON)

When the SMON Procees perform ICR.


  • For every startup
  • Only at the time of startup after graceful shutdown
  • Only at the time of startup after abort shutdown

Answer :

Only at the time of startup after abort shutdown

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What is the function of SMON in instance recovery?


  • It writes data to the archive log files.
  • It writes data to the online redo log files.
  • It frees resources held by user processes.
  • It synchronizes data file header and control files.
  • It roles forward by applying changes in the redo log.
  • It writes dirty buffers from the buffer cache to the data files.

Answer :

It roles forward by applying changes in the redo log.

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SMON process is used to write into LOG files.


  • TRUE
  • FALSE

Answer :

FALSE

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