Windows: Using UMDH Tracing to Gather Memory Diagnostics for Oracle Executables (Doc ID 2281972.1)

Last updated on JULY 10, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Goal

Sometimes OS tracing is needed to analyze memory leaks for Oracle executables. Should you be asked by Support to provide such tracing the general method is described in the Microsoft Document “Using UMDH to Find a User-Mode Memory Leak” available at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/drivers/debugger/using-umdh-to-find-a-user-mode-memory-leak

The following article describes this in a bit more detail and specifically using the example of an Oracle process.

Solution

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