Os : windows NT
I am having two ora problem
1) ORA-0430 out of process memory when trying to allocate num bytes str,str
2)ora-0431 unable to allocate num bytes of shared memory num,num,num
What do I need to do to resolve this problem...
ora-0430 => ora-04030
ora-0431 => ora-04031
This may be a bug or related to memory leakage.
I do not know ur version of Oracle and NT version and sp number applied.
Oracle version is 188.8.131.52.0
Yes, it may be a bug, but I would look at your use of reusable SQL first. See http://metalink.oracle.com/metalink/...&p_id=146599.1 to diagnose.
many times 4031 is caused by MTS and large pool settings
it basically means that your shared pool is fragmentated and Oracle cannot allocate enough contiguos memory for a large object in the shared pool, if that was the case you should check
If you are in 8i SHARED_POOL_RESERVED_MIN_ALLOC is a hidden parameter
in the case of MTS you may see something like unable to allocate string bytes of shared memory
("string","string","string","large pool") this is probably your large pool is not large enough
Quoted from Metalink:
Large Pool is an area of SGA similar to Shared Pool. If large pool is defined
in init.ora then MTS will use large pool (instead of shared pool) for User
Global Area (UGA). Oracle8 explicitly allocate memory from large pool to user
session and once alllocated it never aged out as long as the user session are
connected to the database. If there is not enough free memory in large pool
the new connection to the database might get ORA-4031.
ORA-04030 is more complicated as it is related to the OS process memory allocation and sometimes it is related to application bugs, try generate a trace file
set this in your initSID.ora
event="4030 trace name errorstack level 10"
sometimes it may be because your sort_area_size is too large
If it wasnt a bug or sort_area_size you have to check your kernel parameters, sometime the error is because the process grew up too much and reached the limit for
the operating system kernel parameter that defines the maximum process size
Sorry, forget the kernel parameters, I didnt see it was NT
But anyway, does this happen consistently? When does it happen? During any specific process or just a simple query? If it was a simple query most probably it's a bug
Where can I find more info on ora-04030
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