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

Last updated on DECEMBER 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 5-Nov-2012***

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.

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