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Thread: SGA Fixed Size

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    What's mean here Fixed size of SGA??
    I always thought PGA is a fixed size of SGA, but my sort_area_size=1M und Fixed size=0,75M!!
    Can someone explain me?

    SQL> startup force
    Instance ORACLE lanc┌e.

    Total System Global Area 61216796 bytes
    Fixed Size 75804 bytes
    Variable Size 18919424 bytes
    Database Buffers 42143744 bytes
    Redo Buffers 77824 bytes

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2000
    Washington DC
    Fixed Size
    - Contains general information about the state of the database and the
    instance, which the background processes need to access.
    - No user data is stored here.
    - This area is usually less than 100k in size.

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