How to Create a Tablespace using Block Devices for the Datafiles on Linux? (Doc ID 566671.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2010

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.6 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
UnitedLinux (32-bit)
Linux x86
Generic Linux
Miracle Linux x86
Haansoft Linux Itanium
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server x86-64 (AMD Opteron Architecture)
Oracle Enterprise Linux 4.0
IBM: Linux on POWER Systems
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server Itanium
x86 64 bit (for Enterprise Linux only)
Miracle Linux x86-64
SUSE \ UnitedLinux x86-64
Haansoft Linux x86
x86 32 bit (for Enterprise Linux only)
UnitedLinux Itanium
Miracle Linux Itanium
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
Haansoft Linux x86-64
Oracle Server Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.6

Goal

Now, you can create tablespace using Block Devices for the Datafiles since Oracle 10.2 and onwards can access (I/O) directly on block devices, see the next example:

Solution

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