ORA-4031 ("shared pool", ... ,"kgsp-heap", ...) (Doc ID 1267196.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.0.6 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 11.1 to 11.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

- In 11.1.0.6.x, 11.1.0.7.0 or 11.1.0.7.1 , your Alert log shows the following type of error messages:


ORA-04031: unable to allocate ... bytes of shared memory ("shared pool", ... ,"kgsp-heap", ...).


- All tracefiles are pinpointing the ORA-4031 to be raised against "kgs-heap".


- There are more than 4 processor cores and "kgs-heap" is using more than 5% of the shared pool.

- At least 2 or more subpools.

Cause

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