ODP.NET: Memory Leak While Using TIMESTAMP Column With Descriptor Based Types

(Doc ID 2384364.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)


When application executing SQL query with TIMESTAMP column and descriptor based types like "/* Text */" the memory is growing rapidly. The issue is seen only with ODP.NET Unmanaged driver. After some iteration it throws unhanded exception.

Error Stack :



 Oracle client has been upgraded from to


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