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What is the Maximum Datafile Size Limit In an Oracle Database? (Doc ID 804733.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
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
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Goal

What is the maximum file size of an Oracle database datafile?

The datafile is restricted by the either the Oracle database or the operating system where the database exists.  The value will be decided by which ever is the lower of the two.

Solution

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Goal
Solution
 From the Database Perspective
 From the Operating System Perspective
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