Re: Changing block size
Date: Thu, 4 Dec 2008 09:30:42 -0800
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 7:49 AM, Stephens, Chris <chris_stephens_at_admworld.com
> Alternatively, I think db file multi block read count may simulate a
> larger block size.
> Please explain.
One drawback to fiddling with DBFMBRC is that execution plans that
worked fine may suddenly become full table scans when FTS is undesirable.
> *From:* oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org [mailto:
> oracle-l-bounce_at_freelists.org] *On Behalf Of *Dennis Williams
> *Sent:* Thursday, December 04, 2008 9:06 AM
> *To:* eugene.pipko_at_unionbay.com
> *Cc:* oracle-l_at_freelists.org
> *Subject:* Re: Changing block size
> As you've probably understood from your replies, DB_BLOCK_SIZE is the one
> parameter that can't be changed after the database is created (there are
> more options with 10g). Perhaps if you stated why you want to change this,
> we can provide you more useful suggestions. Often people assume stuff
> like by doubling the block size their performance will double. Also, this is
> a pretty old database version, and not the latest Windows server version.
> I'm always reluctant to make substantial changes on something that
> old. Might be a better idea to migrate the database to recent versions.
> Dennis Williams
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