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Default and Minimum MEMORY_TARGET & MEMORY_MAX_TARGET Value for ASM and Onwards (Doc ID 1982132.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 25, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 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 Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


1) ASM MEMORY_TARGETMEMORY_MAX_TARGET cannot be set less than 1GB on release and onwards.

2) If ASM MEMORY_TARGET MEMORY_MAX_TARGET is set to a lower value < 1GB, then MEMORY_TARGET MEMORY_MAX_TARGET are automatically reset back to its default value MEMORY_TARGET= 1GB:





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