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ASM & Shared Pool (ORA-4031) (Doc ID 437924.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.2]
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 Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The present document provides the required guidelines to set the Shared Pool in the ASM instance and Database instance (when ASM is used as storage option).

This is a very important setting, since the SHARED_POOL is used for standard memory usage (control structures and so on) to manage the instance. The value is also used to store open file extent maps.




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In this Document
 ASM Instance Shared Pool Settings:
 For ASM release or before upgrade to ASM release, please follow the next recommendation:
 Database Instance Shared Pool Settings for Use with ASM:
 ASM Shared Pool RAC Considerations:
 Important Notes:
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