Subject Re: [ib-support] Is the cache guaranteeed to reside in physicalmemory?
Author Nando Dessena

> Basically, at boot up, Oracle looks to see what memory is unallocated by
> the system and then grabs most of it for paging.

something I would never do in a stand-alone situation, otherwise the
client app is left starving for memory.
But then I would never use Oracle in a stand-alone setup.