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Using Large Memory Pages on 64-Bit Windows Systems (Doc ID 422844.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


The purpose of this bulletin is to explain Large Page usage for the Oracle RDBMS on 64-Bit Windows systems, and to provide instructions on how to implement this feature.


This bulletin is intended for Oracle DBA's and Windows Systems Administrators on 64-Bit Windows machines running Oracle databases. The purpose is to describe Oracle's implementation of Large pages on Windows, and explain how this can be configured.


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In this Document
 How do I enable Large Page Support for my Oracle Instance?
 Verifying that Large Pages are Enabled for your Instance
 Facts About Large Pages on Windows:
 Large Page Size
 Known Issues

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