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Temporary Segments: What Happens When a Sort Occurs (Doc ID 102339.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.4 to 11.2.0.1 [Release 8.1.7 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Nov-2014***
*** Checked for relevance on 05-Apr-2016 ***

Purpose

This article describes what happens when a sort takes place, and how to optimize this process.

Scope

This document is intended for database administrators who want to review general information about temporary segments and temporary tablespaces.

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In this Document
Purpose
Scope
Details
 Introduction.
 Memory Allocation.
 User Defined
 Space Management in Tablespaces.
 Temporary Segments in a Permanent Tablespace.
 Temporary Segments in a Temporary Tablespace
 Guidelines.
 Information about Temporary Segments.
 PGA starting Oracle 9i
 Error Messages.
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