Creation of a spatial index fails with PGA_AGGREGATE_LIMIT error (Doc ID 2226305.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Spatial and Graph - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Creation of a spatial index on a large table with 1000+ partitions fails with PGA_AGGREGATE_LIMIT error

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00028: your session has been killed
ORA-00028: your session has been killed
ORA-13249: internal error in Spatial index: [mdidxrbd]
ORA-13249: Error in Spatial index: index build failed
ORA-13249: Error in spatial index: [mdrcrtxfergm]
ORA-13249: Error in spatial index: [mdpridxtxfergm]
ORA-29400: data cartridge error
ORA-00028: your session has been killed
ORA-00028: your session has been killed
ORA-04036: PGA memory used by the instance exceeds PGA_AGGREGATE_LIMIT
ORA-06512: at "MDSYS.SDO_INDEX_METHOD_10I", line 10

Cause

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