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Checkpoint Tuning and Troubleshooting Guide (Doc ID 147468.1)

Last updated on MARCH 27, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 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.


This bulletin provides the Database Administrator a better understanding of
incremental checkpoint and a description of four initialization parameters used for checkpoint tuning:


It also explains how to interpret and handle checkpoint errors: 'Checkpoint not Complete' and 'Cannot Allocate New Log' reported in the ALERT<sid>.LOG file.


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