ORA-4030 And High PGA Consumption While Performing A Text Query (Doc ID 1478573.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

A query which involves Oracle Text consumes lots of PGA memory and eventually fails with ORA-4030.

A query on V$PROCESS shows that the active process running the Oracle Text query has allocated PGA memory up to 400M:


When taking a heap dump of this process, the dump shows high allocations of the "CTX PRM heap" type.

Changes

This environment has been upgraded to 11g Release 2.

Cause

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