High Waits for 'Log File Sync': Known Issue Checklist for 11.2
(Doc ID 1548261.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database Cloud Schema 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
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
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High levels of waits for the 'log file sync' wait events are seen.
The 'log file sync' wait event is seen when a foreground process is waiting to be posted by LGWR to acknowledge that their particular buffers in the log buffer have been successfully flushed out to the physical redo logs. Assuming that log writing is working well and IO time is not excessive, most of the 'log file sync' time should be related to IO and there should not be much of a difference between 'log file sync' and 'log file parallel write' wait events.
- When the majority of time is spent on 'log file parallel write' then most likely we need to investigate the IO subsystem.
- If an excessive amount of time is spent on 'log file sync' in comparison to the time spent on 'log file parallel write', we need to investigate the reason.
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