Result Cache Can Not Be Enabled

(Doc ID 563828.1)

Last updated on MARCH 19, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.1 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-Jun-2012***
*** Checked for relevance on 05-Apr-2016 ***


Result Cache does not work.
When changing the result_cache_max_size parameter and restarting the database, the value of the parameter is still 0 which means that Result Cache is disabled:

SQL> show parameter result_cache_max_size

NAME                                 TYPE        VALUE
------------------------------------ ----------- ------------------------------
result_cache_max_size                big integer 0

However the size in the spfile is set to a non-zero value:

SQL> !strings spfileELF.ora | grep result_cache

Running dbms_result_cache.status() shows that the Result Cache status is BYPASS while it should have been ENABLED:

SQL> SELECT dbms_result_cache.status() FROM dual; 





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