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

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata 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.

Purpose

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.

Scope

 

Details

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Purpose
Scope
Details
 ASM Instance Shared Pool Settings:
 For ASM release 11.2.0.3/11.2.0.4/12.1 or before upgrade to ASM release 11.2.0.3/11.2.0.4/12.1, please follow the next recommendation:
 Database Instance Shared Pool Settings for Use with ASM:
 ASM Shared Pool RAC Considerations:
 Important Notes:
 Community Discussions
References

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