UNIX: Determining the Size of an Oracle Process
(Doc ID 174555.1)
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2023
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.
DBAs are often alarmed by the perceived size of an Oracle process. This note describes the various aspects of measuring the actual size.
It is intended to clarify the various measurements that can be obtained, and how to proceed further.
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