ORA-4031 error for "PRTMV^hex-number", "Allocate kctph[]/ckyph[]/ckyprt[] array" in v11.2.0.1 (Doc ID 1203424.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 to 11.2.0.2 [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-Nov=2013***

Symptoms

On RDBMS 11gR1 or 11gR2 up to v11.2.0.2, when attempting to perform a Partition operation (i.e. INSERT, LOCK TABLE), the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ORA-04031: unable to allocate 4120 bytes of shared memory ("shared pool","table-name","PRTMV^hex-number","Allocate kctph[]/ckyph[]/ckyprt[] array")

Cause

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