February 2018 archive

Feb 06

Large .patch_storage

I received an alert from Enterprise Manager that one of my production databases was getting low on disk space. I tracked it down to $GRID_HOME/.patch_storage which was consuming 30GB of my 90GB drive. Yikes! The first thing I did was to run the opatch cleanup routine as I documented here back in 2013: http://www.peasland.net/2013/03/21/patch_storage/ Unfortunately, it …

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