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Error ORA-04031 in the Shared Pool with Huge Allocation in Memory Type "ges resource dynamic" or "ges enqueues" memory" (Doc ID 2631592.1)

Last updated on MAY 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 


Received error ORA-04031 in "shared pool" with memory type "ges resource dynamic". For example,

ORA-04031: unable to allocate 14328 bytes of shared memory ("shared pool","unknown object","sga heap(1,0)","ges resource dynamic")

Top pool memory allocations in shared pool shows as "ges resource dynamic" or "ges enqueues" memory"

select name, round((bytes/1024/1024),0) MB
from v$sgastat where pool='shared pool'
and bytes > 10000000
order by bytes desc
/

Cause

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