Other Utilitiesand Tools
racle8 has many tools and utilities available to you.Chapter 4 reviews the most commonly used set oftools. This chapter gives you a quick look at other tools andutilities used less frequently. Most of the tools and utilitiesdescribed here are standard equipment with Oracle8Enterprise; some require an additional charge. The ﬁrst threetools listed are part of the Enterprise Manager toolset.
As part of the Enterprise Manager toolset, the StorageManager helps you set up and review Tablespaces, Dataﬁles,and Rollback Segments.
are the portions of the database Oracle8 reservesfor your Tables.Suppose you are responsible for planning the Table structurefor the database or your part of the database. You can createa single large Tablespace for an entire set of Tables. You cancreate separate Tablespaces for individual Tables orpartitions of Tables. Remember: no Table (or partition) cancross two Tablespaces. The overall database may haveenough space to hold all your data, but unless you carefullyallocate the appropriate space to each Tablespace, you mayﬁnd the database seems to have run out of space.You can create and modify Tablespaces using StorageManager. Figure 5-1 shows the monitoring graphic for all yourTablespaces. This graphic shows you how much space isallocated and used; view the graphic by clicking theTablespace folder in the left frame of the Storage Manager.
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Using Instance,Storage, andReplication ManagerReviewing assistantsavailable withOracle8Reviewing additionalcartridges
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