.: .: How to track logfile switch

From: Yavor Ivanov <Yavor_Ivanov_at_stemo.bg>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2008 18:59:41 +0300
Message-ID: <BD17E2E69E17C64A9684C940EB580E03010D7D5B541C@stemodc1.stemo.local>

This sound promising. What DML could cause log switch (other than "alter system switch logfile" and "alter system archive log ...")?

The issue happens during normal daily load.

Yavor Ivanov

: Bort, Guillermo [guillermo.bort_at_eds.com] : 03 2008 . 18:45
: Yavor Ivanov; Bobak, Mark; oracle-l
: RE: .: How to track logfile switch

It may be silly to mention this, however log switches can be caused by valid dml processing not just alter system switch logfile. Ive found that increasing redo log size and redo log buffer often helps lower the number of Checkpoint not Complete. Do you notice this issue during periods of high transaction load or batch load? Also, do you have fast_start_mttr_target set to a static value?

HTH Guillermo Alan Bort
EDS - ITO DBA Main Group

From: oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org [mailto:oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] On Behalf Of Yavor Ivanov Sent: Friday, October 03, 2008 12:36 PM
To: Bobak, Mark; oracle-l
Subject: .: How to track logfile switch

 The value of ARCHIVE_LAG_TARGET is 0

Unfortunately the message "Thread X cannot allocate new log, sequence XXXX" is sometimes followed by "Checkpoint not complete". So I cannot ignore it easily. Yesterday there was a short but noticeable database hang at the same time when this happened.

Yavor Ivanov

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