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E-ORA Increasing DB_BLOCK_SIZE (block size) from 8k to 16k for Larger Tables: Will this Improve Performance? (Doc ID 1315457.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2020

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.48 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 19-Oct-2012***


We are having some performance issues with our Finance Peoplesoft database. One of the suggestions is to modify our index spaces and possibly tablespaces from 8k blocks to 16k for the larger tables. Is there any reason we should not do this? We originally installed with the Peoplesoft defaults, but are thinking we may get some performance improvement by increasing the block size.

Oracle Enterprise databases.


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