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Examples of Space Allocation for Grid Disks on an Exadata Database Machine (Doc ID 1513068.1)

Last updated on JULY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Hardware
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


  1. Show how space is allocated on Exadata Database Machine grid disks when you increase the size of an existing grid disk
  2. Demonstrate how a grid disk can be created at a precise offset.


 This note is intended for administrators responsible for allocating space in an Exadata Database Machine environment and want to know details of how a cell allocates space.

The tests shown in this note were performed on a cell that was imaged to


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In this Document
 1. Example of how Space is Allocated When Grid Disk Size is Increased
 2. Example of how to Create a New Grid Disk that is Abutting an Existing Grid Disk
 3. Discussion of the Relationship between Grid Disk and ASM Disk Sizes

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