Kill Session Oracle

The Oracle DBA wants to kill a session that is consuming abnormally too many resources.

alter system kill session SID, SERIAL# [MyRACInstance]' [immediate];

SID, SERIAL# are provided by gV$SESSION

select Sid, Serial#, machine, program, inst_id 
            from gv$session

The third and optional parameter is for RAC environment


You can also kill the process directly with the operating system command:
$ ps-ef  # and 
$ kill -9 myPID

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