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Finding Shared_pool_size

Hello experts,

I have difficulties in finding the size of Shared_pool_size. Is it from v$sgastat or from v$parameter ?

The queries from both parameters gives out different results.


For v$sgastat, I get 5.6 GB. The query i use :

SELECT pool, sum(bytes)/1024/1024/1024 FROM v$sgastat 

WHERE pool = 'shared pool' GROUP BY pool;

Just incase you need the free shared pool, I get 2.3 GB. The query for free shared pool :

SELECT * FROM v$sgastat 

WHERE name = 'free memory' AND pool = 'shared pool';


Whereas, for shared pool using v$parameter, I get 2.9 GB. The query i use :

select NAME, VALUE/1024/1024/1024 from v$parameter where name='shared_pool_size';


I am using Oracle 11.2 G with AMM enabled, with SGA_TARGET 14 GB and MEMORY_TARGET 26 GB.


thanks for any advice.

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