Incorrect MEMORY_MAX_TARGET (> Available RAM) Can Lead To Slow System And Database Hangs (Doc ID 1194613.1)

Last updated on APRIL 14, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Database is running very slow and appears to hang.

Changes

Memory_max_target set much higher than available RAM

Cause

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