This quick process identifies the Oracle user and session ID of a UNIX process that is using up a large amount...
of CPU. It can also be used to help find inefficient queries. This query is placed inside of a script that I pass the UNIX process ID to.
select s.sid, s.username, s.osuser, s.serial# from v$session s, v$process p where s.paddr = p.addr and p.spid = &1;
NOTE: the &1 is the unix process id that I want to identify.
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