How to resolve ORA-01037 Error Message in Oracle database

Learn the cause and how to resolve the ORA-01037 error message in Oracle.

Description

When you encounter an ORA-01037 error, the following error message will appear:

ORA-01037: maximum cursor memory exceeded

Cause

You tried to system a cursor whose SQL used to be so complex that it used up all on hand memory.

Resolution

The option(s) to resolve this Oracle error are:

Option #1

Try to re-write your cursor SQL to simplify it.