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What is a good block size for my database ?


Author's name: Jonathan Lewis

Author's Email: Jonathan@jlcomp.demon.co.uk

Date written: 10th Jan 2002

Oracle version(s): n/a

Oracle allows block sizes from 2K to 32K with a maximum dependent on the specific platform. How should you choose the most appropriate block size for your database ?

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