Placing Certain Files on DBFS Mount Point Can lead to Performance/Stability issues with DBFS Database (Doc ID 2025053.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Utilizing the DBFS File System in Exadata Environments for file operations such as the following below may result in unexpected performance / usability issues for the DBFS File system.

E.g.

- Placing RMAN Backup Images/Copies/Files
- Using DataPump / Export to Place files on DBFS
- Tracing for SQL*Net
- Tracing for RDBMS Tracing
- Listener Tracing

 

Operating System Messages log produces similar stack to the following -->

  

 

Cause

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