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9205 Problems / SGA_MAX_SIZE

Koivu, Lisa

2004-11-16

Replies:
Hi all,=20

Am I the only one having major problems with 9205? Is anyone else
seeing the following behavior? I'm on Windows 2003 unfortunately

ORA-12500, ORA-12540, etc. refused connections with 'internal limit
exceeded', 'exec error' in the log files=20
ORA-4030's=20
Instance crash with no trace as to why
Listeners crashing

I'm scared out of my pants because this app will be adding hundreds of
users in two weeks. We can't even support what we have now. =20

I'm blaming the patchset because I worked on a 9204 database that
accepted 150+ connections being spawned in the same second without
errors.


Maybe part of this behavior is due to my possible misunderstanding of
sga_max_size and pga_aggregate_target. Can someone please tell me if
I've got this right, I need a reality check.

Sga_max_size is the total amount of memory that the buffer cache, large
pool, shared pool, etc. can grow to, allowing dynamic resizing.

Pga_aggregate_target is the guideline for the amount of memory granted
to user connections. This is *above* sga_max_size. =20

So, on Windows, since I am limited to 2gb (and /3gb switch is a
nightmare) my sga_max_size + pga_aggregate_target should be below 2gb,
with some wiggle room since the db will just go on trucking by the
figure set in pga_aggregate_target.=20

Any suggestions, comments, etc. are appreciated. I'm going to open up a
TAR but it's near impossible to dig through all the trace files to get
the error(s) necessary to point out my problem. Guess I better get out
my f'ing shovel...

Thanks all

Lisa Koivu
The poor chump that ends up doing everyone else's work / Database Monkey
Mama
Orlando, FL, USA



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