12c ACFS memory consumption is high
(Doc ID 2408127.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.104.22.168 and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
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ACFS is holding millions of files, and all the files are being backedup regularly
In this case slab cache (portions of it related to ACFS) is consuming system memory (over 50GB)
Use slabtop command to list kernel's slab cache details
Please note, that the slab cache was using over 50 GB of RAM
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