evmd.bin high memory usage (Doc ID 2214306.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 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

Grid Infrastructure evmd.bin keeps allocating more memory:

Time 1:

$ top -c | grep evmd.bin
360627 grid 20 0 201m 29m 16m S 2.6 1.4 0:38 /ocw/grid/bin/evmd.bin

Time 2:

$ top -c | grep evmd.bin
360627 grid 20 0 38g 37g 16m S 6.6 7.4 2466:38 /ocw/grid/bin/evmd.bin

Time 3:

$ top -c | grep -i evmd
360627 grid 20 0 40g 40g 17m S 7.9 7.9 2650:58 /ocw/grid/bin/evmd.bin

 

Cause

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