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ORA-04030 Error For Memory Allocation Type "pl/sql vc2" (Doc ID 1315884.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
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Why is the following error raised:

ORA-04030: out of process memory when trying to allocate 32712 bytes (koh-kghu sessi,pl/sql vc2)

Why doesn't PGA_AGGREGATE_TARGET limit the processes' memory in this case?

Why doesn't _PGA_MAX_SIZE help either?


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