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12c ACFS memory consumption is high (Doc ID 2408127.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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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