How To Flush Buffer Cache With Less Impact On Production Database (Doc ID 870018.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
*** Checked for relevance on 11-Feb-2015 ***

Goal

Using

to clear bad blocks from the cache can cause database performance degradation in a production database.

As a possible workaround with less database impact, we can identify actual object(s) with bad blocks and flush them from the buffer cache to address various internal buffer cache related errors such as ORA-600 [kcbnew_3].

Solution

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