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Multiple block sizes

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 08:04:44 -0800
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Does anybody have any experience with the multiple block sizes in the database? I'm about to reconfigure
my database to have a tablespace with blocksize 16k in addition to the existing 8k tablespaces. Tables
in this tablespace will be loaded weekly and read daily, frequently using full table scan (DW style reporting.
I'm planning to have bitmap indexes and the rest of the DW arsenal). Does anybody have any negative experiences
with that kind of stuff? It's on RH 7.3. Am I running into ora-7445 and ora-0600 type errors?  


Mladen Gogala
Oracle DBA  

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