9.131 V$PROCESS_MEMORY_DETAIL

V$PROCESS_MEMORY_DETAIL provides detailed information on dynamic PGA memory usage for each automatically captured snapshot.

Column Datatype Description

PID

NUMBER

Oracle process identifier

SERIAL#

NUMBER

Oracle process serial number

CATEGORY

VARCHAR2(15)

Category name. Categories include:

  • SQL

  • PL/SQL

  • OLAP

  • JAVA

  • Freeable

  • Other

NAME

VARCHAR2(26)

PGA memory allocation comment. Small allocations may be grouped together with NAME set to Miscellaneous for performance reasons.

HEAP_NAME

VARCHAR2(15)

Name of heap or heaps (if same name) containing the allocations

BYTES

NUMBER

Bytes of PGA memory allocated in the process from heaps with the given heap name and with the given allocation comment

ALLOCATION_COUNT

NUMBER

Number of allocations with the comment found in the process inside heaps with the given heap name

HEAP_DESCRIPTOR

RAW(4 | 8)

If all the allocations are from one heap, then this is the address of the heap descriptor for that heap. Otherwise, this column is NULL.

PARENT_HEAP_DESCRIPTOR

RAW(4 | 8)

If all the allocations are from one heap, then this is the address of the parent heap descriptor for that heap. Otherwise, this column is NULL. If the heap has no parent, the value is zero.

CON_ID

NUMBER

The ID of the container to which the data pertains. Possible values include:

  • 0: This value is used for rows containing data that pertain to the entire CDB. This value is also used for rows in non-CDBs.

  • 1: This value is used for rows containing data that pertain to only the root

  • n: Where n is the applicable container ID for the rows containing data