Is it possible to have more than one SMON , PMON , LGWR....
you can have more than one dbwr (process or io slaves)
lgwr only io slaves
arch only io slaves
rest only one
LGWR, DBWR yes.
You can have maximum of 15 I/O Slave Processes
background process for DBWR, LGWR, etc.
There Nothing You cannot Do, The problem is HOW.
In one oracle Instance you can have only one set of background processes. offcourse you can have multiple slaves as said by Sudip and Pando...
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