Re: 4031 - errors

On 05/26/2004 03:53:25 PM, "Duret, Kathy" wrote:
> 1) Is there a way to tell an object is holding/leaking memory in the
> database.  Or a way to monitor the shared_pool so I can be proactive if
> fragmentation is getting out of hand.

Kathy, the only way that you can see what is holding the memory is to flush
shared pool and then do system dump. If you were waiting on a latch, then 
Steve's solution would actually make sense and you would be able to find out
who's holding what. I suspect that your problems come  from 
CURSOR_SPACE_FOR_TIME. 
In 8i, there is a parameter called session_cached_cursors which will determine 
the 
size of per session cursor cache. Space for time thing is evil and I distinctly
remember that parameter being associated with several 8i bugs. Unfortunately,
I no longer have an access to 8i database so I cannot give you details. Steve
Adams most probably can.




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