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PARTITIONS and SLICES Explained - Solaris (Doc ID 269663.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Solaris on x86 (32-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Sun Trusted Solaris (Secure)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Sun Solaris x86 (32-bit)Sun Solaris SPARC (64-bit)Sun Trusted Solaris (Secure)Sun Solaris x86-64 (64-bit)Sun Solaris SPARC (32-bit)
Solaris Operating System x86 (64-bits)
Solaris Operating System x86 (32-bits)
Solaris Operating System (SPARC 64-bit)
Solaris Operating System (SPARC 32-bit)

Goal

a) To understand what we mean by Disk Slices.
b) To understand the difference between Slices and Partitions with respect to Sparc and x86 Architecture
c) Raw vs Block interfaces
d) Understanding the Device naming conventions.

Solution

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