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We've been experiencing some deadlock issues on our Oracle SE1 ( database server (Red Hat 5/64bit)

Seeing ORA-04020 errors in the logs.

Is going to the only way to resolve the deadlock issue?

Thanks for your assistance.

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it would be worth looking at the following

  • are there any invalid objects in the database; if so recompile
  • have you got this situation if so packaged procedures are the way to go.
  • have you got user managed locking going on, if so maybe reconsider?
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