Export Fails With ORA-4031...1207992352 bytes of shared memory ("shared pool",...,"qmxlu subheap","qmemNextBuf:Large Alloc")
(Doc ID 1327526.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The following symptoms have been attributed to this issue :-
1. EXP or EXPDP based export fails and following error is seen in alert log:
ORA-04031: unable to allocate 1207992352 bytes of shared memory ("shared pool","XDbD/PLZ01TcHgNAgAIIegtw==","qmxlu subheap","qmemNextBuf:Large Alloc")
The error is reproducible in a controlled manner and is also seen even after a database stop/start has been done.
2. The number of bytes reported is exactly 1207992352 bytes
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