Part III Dynamic Performance Views

This part describes the dynamic performance views, which are often referred to as V$ views.

This part contains the following chapters:


Oracle also maintains tables and views that change only when a change is made to the data dictionary. These static tables and views are described in Static Data Dictionary Views.


A multitenant container database is the only supported architecture in Oracle Database 21c. While the documentation is being revised, legacy terminology may persist. In most cases, "database" and "non-CDB" refer to a CDB or PDB, depending on context. In some contexts, such as upgrades, "non-CDB" refers to a non-CDB from a previous release.