ORA-7445 Followed By ORA-1000 "MAXIMUM OPEN CURSORS EXCEEDED" Error
Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version 22.214.171.124 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-SEP-2012***
You are experiencing ORA-7445 core dump errors which are accompanied by ORA-1000 errors, e.g.:
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump  [SIGILL] [Illegal opcode] [0x000000000]  
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-01000: maximum open cursors exceeded
You may have already noticed that OPEN_CURSORS was set to a low value and corrected it by setting it higher and still encounter the errors.
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