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Connor McDonald

Thanks for the question, Md.Rahim.

Asked: January 11, 2020 - 11:33 am UTC

Answered by: Connor McDonald - Last updated: January 13, 2020 - 4:10 am UTC

Category: Database Administration - Version: 11.2

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You Asked

Dear Sir ,

Few Day i face Production Database Out of process memory Oracle Database Release 11.2.0.1.0

My Problem is :

ORA-04030: out of process memory when trying to allocate 64528 bytes (sort subheap,sort key)

How can i solve this problem , Please Help




and we said...

There are various potential causes - some due to bugs, some due to genuine memory limits.

So first, capture some detailed diagnostics about the error

1) alter system set events '4030 trace name heapdump level 536870917;name errorstack level 3';
2) wait for the error to occur at least once
3) alter system set events '4030 trace name context off; name context off';

This will generate a trace file with extensive debugging information - you can then log a support call with Oracle to work through the issue.

And 11.2.0.1 is a very old, and very unpatched version.... You (a) really should be on 11.2.0.4 and (b) be looking at upgrading to a supported version!

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