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Supporting 4K Sector Disks (Doc ID 1133713.1)

Last updated on APRIL 01, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this document is to introduce Oracle DBAs to Oracle's support of 4Kb sector disks, to outline the extent of the support and to illustrate the steps that need to be followed to make use of this support.


This document is intended for DBAs


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In this Document
 Supporting 4Kb Sector Disks
 Datafile Support of 4kb Sector Disks
 ASM and 4kb Sector Disks
 Redo Logs and 4kb Sector Disks
 Offline Migration to 4Kb Sector Disks
 4k sector size on 12.2

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