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Re: dbassist (8.1.7) vs. dbca (9.2)

From: Ed Stevens <nospam_at_noway.nohow>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 14:52:16 -0500
Message-ID: <oi2670leuhhpc0l8jri53m2s3tdicrcc1k@4ax.com>


On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 14:04:19 GMT, Brian Peasland <dba_at_remove_spam.peasland.com> wrote:

>> Question #1 -- did I overlook some functionality in dbassist?
>
>No you didn't. The DBCA was much improved in 9i compared to 8i. You have
>many more options in 9i, and more control.
>
>> Question #2 -- If anyone remembers back far enough (!) do you recall
>> any 'gotchas' to the defaults genned by dbassist?
>
>It depends on what your database will be used for. In some cases, the
>defaults are fine. In other cases, they are not. It really depends on
>your database usage. But don't worry. If you find down the road that the
>defaults were not to your liking, you can change them down the road. The
>only big exception is the DB_BLOCK_SIZE parameter. It is difficult to
>change once it is set. So make sure that is set right from the start. To
>change the block size, you have to rebuild your database.
>
>HTH,
>Brian

Brian - thx for jogging my memory on the block size. Received on Tue Apr 06 2004 - 14:52:16 CDT

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