PGA Session Memory usage continually Increases for Refresh Jobs resulting in an ORA-04030 (Doc ID 358115.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 22, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 9.2.0.1 to 10.1.0.2 - Release: 9.2 to 10.1
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-sep-2011***

Symptoms

Intermittently, a refresh job hangs and the memory usage for the job_queue_process increases until and ORA-04030 memory error occurs.

Visible in the heap dumps (as per <>) of the job_queue_process are entries like cursor work he, kenv: ktfcsnp.

Cause

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