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ORA-04031 on ASM Instance - default memory parameters for 11.2 ASM instances are too low (Doc ID 1536039.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 19, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.0 to 11.2.0.3 [Release 11.2]
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.


Symptoms

The default memory parameters for 11.2 ASM instances are too low and can result in ORA-4031 in the ASM instance. 

ALERT LOG
---------
Fri Feb 08 19:27:52 2013
MEMORY_TARGET defaulting to 285212672.    <== default size when parameter MEMORY_TARGET is not used by parameter file
...

Errors in file /<diagnostic_dest>/diag/asm/<dbname>/<instname>/trace/<sid>_ora_2672.trc (incident=113207):
ORA-04031: unable to allocate 4000 bytes of shared memory ("shared pool","declare
 status boolean;
 re...","sga heap(1,0)","kglsim heap")

 

Changes

 

Cause

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