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Should I migrate my dictionary managed tablespaces to locally managed tablespaces ?

Author's name: Jonathan Lewis

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Date written: 2nd Nov 2001

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Locally managed tablespaces appeared in Oracle 8, and offer a completely different way of handling extent management. Should I be migrating my database to locally managed tablespaces ?

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This question is addressed by the following documents:

Author Title/URL Suggested by Referee's comments
Howard Rogers Which are better, Locally managed or Dictionary Managed tablespaces ? Jonathan Lewis A short pdf file with an intelligent discussion of the issues. You will need Adobe Acrobat to read this document.

NOTE - The referenced site was closed down by Oracle Australia. in May 2002. This link has been maintained in case Howards gets permission to re-open the site.



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