ORA-08177: Can't Serialize Access For This Transaction After Upgrading To 11.2

(Doc ID 1285464.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
** Checked for relevance on 25-Jul-2012 **
*** Checked for relevance on 12-Apr-2016 ***

Symptoms

Getting the following error using an application after upgrading to 11.2 - application has submitted a serialized transaction.
ORA-08177: can't serialize access for this transaction
Transaction had worked without error on previous version of Oracle.

Changes

In Oracle 11.2, the default segment creation is now deferred and not immediate as in previous versions.

Cause

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