ORA-04030 for (PLS PGA hp,PL/SQL STACK) & Server Crash due to lack of free memory
(Doc ID 1461262.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database 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 Oracle database Alert log records an error similar to:
ORA-04030: out of process memory when trying to allocate 8216 bytes (PLS PGA hp,PL/SQL STACK)
An examination of the trace file shows that a significant amount of memory has been allocated to "PL/SQL STACK"
Finally, the system may crash because it has run out of free memory.
A PL/SQL Procedure was recently modified.
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