How To Deal With "SGA: allocation forcing component growth" Wait Events (Doc ID 1270867.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using Automatic Shared Memory Management (ASMM) or Automatic Memory Management (AMM) by setting either SGA_TARGET or MEMORY_TARGET, you may see locking issues when the following event is encountered:

'SGA: allocation forcing component growth'


This may or may not be accompanied by ORA-4031 errors.

Cause

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