- Pivotal Greenplum (GPDB) All Supported Versions
- OS All Supported Versions
kill -9 should not be run against a Greenplum system.
Under no circumstances should you run "kill -9" against any Greenplum process.
Running kill -9 may result in the following:
- Data loss
- Catalog corruption
- System outages
- Undefined behavior
Therefore, never run "kill -9" against any Greenplum Database process.