Re: The same session run on both instances (RAC), is it normal?

Also you must filter the background sessions in your query!

probably a better query would be

select sid from gv$session where username = 'YOUR APP USER' group by sid
having count(*)>1


On 9/27/07, qihua wu <staywithpin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> We have a two nodes RAC, the strange thing is that many sessions run on
> both nodes.
>       select sid from gv$session group by sid having count(*)>1
> they are lots of rows return.
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> My understanding for load balance is:  if sessions on instance 1 are too
> many, then new session will be connected to instance 2.
> But if at the beginning there were100 sessions on both inst1 and inst2,
> after all the sessions on inst2 are completed, no existing session on
> instance1 will go to instance2.
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> But the fact of the above query told me some sessions run on both
> instance. How can this be true?
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