SMON Consumes High CPU With Excessive Redo Log Generation
(Doc ID 1073704.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 23, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***
After dropping some schema and deleting some objects, SMON process is consuming a high amount of CPU.
Also a high redo-log generation rate and increase in UNDO tablespace size may also be observed.
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