1.66 DATA_TRANSFER_CACHE_SIZE

DATA_TRANSFER_CACHE_SIZE sets the size of the data transfer cache (in bytes) used to receive data blocks (typically from a primary database in an Oracle Data Guard environment) for consumption by an instance during execution of an RMAN RECOVER ... NONLOGGED BLOCK command.

Property Description

Parameter type

Big integer

Syntax

DATA_TRANSFER_CACHE_SIZE = integer [K | M | G]

Default value

If SGA_TARGET is set, then if DATA_TRANSFER_CACHE_SIZE is not specified, the default size of the data transfer cache is 0 (internally determined by Oracle Database). If SGA_TARGET is set and DATA_TRANSFER_CACHE_SIZE is specified, then the user-specified value indicates the minimum value for the data transfer cache.

If SGA_TARGET is not set, the data transfer cache will not be available.

Modifiable

ALTER SYSTEM

Modifiable in a PDB

No

Range of values

0 – 512M, rounded up to the next granule size

Basic

No

Oracle RAC

Multiple instances can have different values.

This initialization parameter needs to be set only for databases that do not use Automatic Memory Management and that use the RMAN RECOVER ... NONLOGGED BLOCK command.