High temporary usage by queries against dictionary tables with wait 'direct path write temp' (Doc ID 1591156.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.2.0.3 version, RDBMS (but it also applies to 10g)

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Queries that involves accessing fixed or dictionary tables/views consumes a lot of temporary tablespace

For example:-


And the ORA-01652 may occur eventually.


Cause

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