SMON Consumes High CPU With Excessive Redo Log Generation (Doc ID 1073704.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.8 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Jul-2017***

Symptoms

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.

Cause

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