Re: SQL Server for Oracle DBAs

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 10:43:52 -0700
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Tony Rogerson wrote:

>> This webpage is near zero-value. An Oracle DBA doing this will be nearly
>> clueless based on the very substantial amount of information that is
>> either incorrect or missing.
>> Among the obvious factual errors:
>> "Because an extent is a contiguous allocation of blocks, large extents 
>> aid in better I/O rate while reading huge amounts of data."
>> "Oracle tablespaces are at the instance level."

> So I fully expect you as a professional will go and fix your comparison
> article:
> The SQL Server FILE GROUP maps to a Oracle TABLESPACE and not a Logical
> File Name as you state.
> A Logical File Name in SQL Server is a component of a File Group and
> there can be many Logical File Names as you put it per File Group

Done. The only reason I hadn't updated it before is I am working on a project involving 2008 and have been working on a new version.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Sat May 31 2008 - 12:43:52 CDT

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