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Hi...i got below error;

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ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01630: max # extents (100) reached in temp segment in tablespace TEMP
ORA-06512: at "NMSPROD.ARCHIVELDCOUTPUT", line 120
ORA-06512: at line 1

 when i add datafile to the  tablespace, let say 100M,
 what is actually change in dba_tablespaces info;

 INITIAL_EXTENT
 NEXT_EXTENT
 PCT_INCREASE
 MAX_EXTENTS


 tq
 
 
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by:schwertner
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When you add new files to a tablespace you increase the number of extents of the tablespaceq as pointed below. So you have to increase MAX_EXTENTS parameter of the TS.

To change this parameter look at the example:

ALTER TABLESPACE app_data
DEFAULT STORAGE (
INITIAL 2M
NEXT 2M
MAXEXTENTS 999 );

Segments
A segment is the space allocated for a specific logical storage structure within a
tablespace. For example, all of the storage allocated to a table is a segment.
• A tablespace may consist of one or more segments.
• A segment cannot span tablespaces; however, a segment can span multiple data
files that belong to the same tablespace.
• Each segment is made up of one or more extents.
Extents
Space is allocated to a segment by extents.
• One or more extents make up a segment.
– When a segment is created, it consists of at least one extent.
– As the segment grows, extents are added to the segment.
– The DBA can manually add extents to a segment.
• An extent is a set of contiguous Oracle blocks.
• An extent may not span a data file, but must exist in one data file.
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by:lcorbett
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Nothing changes in the dba_tablespaces view, only in dba_data_files view where the new data_file is now available
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after add 100M of datafile, i still get the error..

do i really need to specify the extents
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by:schwertner
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As mentioned you have to increase the MAXEXTENTS parameter of the tablespace TEMP:

ALTER TABLESPACE temp
DEFAULT STORAGE (
INITIAL 2M
NEXT 2M
MAXEXTENTS 999 );

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by:lcorbett
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Yes you have to increase the maxextents from 100 to 999
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by:maliksl4141
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thanks...for the suggessted answer.
as a new DBA, i wait until tomorrow
as Oracle experts will come to help
me tune up my db.
i will give points and answer grade as soon as
i resolve the problem.
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i cannot increase the maxextents to 999
because my db_blok_size is = 2048
and oracle suggest to increase it to 121.

after increase the maxextents to 121,
the problem is still happened.

my db is Oracle 7.3.4.0.1

maybe i should increase the db_blok_size
now.
any help??
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by:maliksl4141
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my db_files parameter is = 40
and my dbf file is 43.

is this parameter has something to do
with my problem currently.

thanks.
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lcorbett earned 50 total points
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The DB_files is the amount of database files you are allowed. (*.dbf)

Maybe you could increase the size of the Next_Extent to 4M+ to allow for 121 extents, but bigger.

Maybe the Sql Statment could be looked at as well, to see if it could be modified not to use so much temp space.
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by:kouke
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If your oracle is 7.3.4 or newer you CAN set maxextents over 121 even to 'unlimited':

alter tablespace temp default storage (maxextents 1000);
alter tablespace temp default storage (maxextents unlimited);
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i have reached max number of datafiles in my
db.
oracle suggested that i recreate my database
with bigger db_files
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