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Database System Memory Growth Beyond Specified Parameters on HP-UX (Doc ID 1915822.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 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
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
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Symptoms

experienced memory growth on a system (production) using HP-UX to exceed 100% of physical memory (10GB) on a server that is running Oracle 11g and Oracle Weblogic 10.3.

From Glance output we notice the following :

Sys Mem  :   3.9gb >>>>>>>>>>> 40% of physical memory
User Mem:   5.7gb
FileCache:   486mb
Phys Mem :  10.0gb

 

 

 

Cause

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