ODP.NET Intermittent Hashtable Insert Failed. Load Factor Too High (Doc ID 1381418.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version 11.2.0.2 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 23-Sep-2013***

Symptoms

Using System.Transactions the following error occurs when under heavy load:


System.InvalidOperationException: Hashtable insert failed. Load factor too high. The most common cause is multiple threads writing to the Hashtable simultaneously.
at System.Collections.Hashtable.Insert(Object key, Object nvalue, Boolean add)
at Oracle.DataAccess.Client.CPCtx.GetConnection(OpoConCtx opoConCtx)
at Oracle.DataAccess.Client.ConnectionDispenser.Open(OpoConCtx opoConCtx)
at Oracle.DataAccess.Client.OracleConnection.Open()
at Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Data.Database.GetNewOpenConnection()
at Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Data.TransactionScopeConnections.GetConnection(Database db)
at Epiq.Libraries.DataAccess.DataFactory.DataAccess.set_ProcedureName(String value)


e.g. 100-200 Threads are simultaneously trying to make a connection.

Cause

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