ORA-04031 Errors Occurring with High "ges resource dynamic" & "ges enqueues" Memory Usage In The Shared Pool

(Doc ID 2063751.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ORA-04031 errors occurring in a RAC instance with the trace file showing high memory usage for "ges resource dynamic" and "ges enqueues" memory in the shared pool.  This can cause LMD processes to become unresponsive leading to an instance termination.

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 If that shows a large number of entries (much larger than the expected total number of transactions), then this fix will help.

 

Cause

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