Re: Autoextend or not?

From: Jeffery Thomas <>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 11:40:47 -0400
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Does having your storage managed by ASM changes the autoextend argument in any way?


On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 8:19 AM, <> wrote:
> I agree with Jared, that if space is not an issue, then you probably
> won't encroach on the f/s size, (by which I figure f/s size means out of
> space).  I have 8K block sizes, so my files are not going to grow past
> 32Gbs, and if they did, well... another is going to be added, and if we
> are up past 95% full, then the sysadmin is going to add another LUN.
> Sometimes however when we begin to approach the 95% full mark and
> beyond, somebody decides to run some ad hoc query or something and boom,
> undo and/or temp explode out the door...   By the time they run up to
> 8Gbs, I figure its time they failed (at least the first time) before
> they eat up the next 24Gbs for nothing.   Or worse they finish after
> using say 30Gbs.
> So, for now since I have not massive 'loading' of data, autoextend on is
> working fine, and if needed limit the size of temp and undo to prevent
> runaways.
> Joel Patterson
> Database Administrator
> 904 727-2546

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