V$DB_PIPES displays the pipes that are currently represented in the shared pool for this instance.

Column Datatype Description
OWNERID NUMBER Owner ID of the owner (if this is a private pipe), else NULL
NAME VARCHAR2(1000) Name of the pipe (for example, SCOTT.PIPE)
TYPE VARCHAR2(7) Type of the pipe:


PIPE_SIZE NUMBER Amount of memory the pipe uses

Note: The value of this column may be larger than maxpipesize because of an internal algorithm.