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Excessive I/O Capture activity on idle time (Doc ID 433867.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 9.2 to 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This problem can occur on any platform.


- On database with Streams Capture process setup, you observe that the I/O activity is high on idle periods. This I/O peaks persists on time and disappear on database activity

- The I/O activity dissappears if the capture processes is stopped.

- The I/O activity is not present on Capture startup or if there is any latency on the Capture process.

- The I/O activity is coming from the CP process itself or the associated Logminer session in the case that CP is running in Parallel.

- This may occur on RAC or single-instance installations





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