How to Address High Wait Times for the 'direct path write temp' Wait Event
(Doc ID 1576956.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 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.
- Slow performance is observed.
- Significant waits for 'direct path write temp' wait are seen on the system:
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|1. Check for slow I/O on the temporary tablespace.|
|2. Tune SQL statements using large amounts of memory|
|3. Look for high levels of sorting|