DBMS storage capacity

For example if i purchase any oracle DBMS, how can i manage my storage is it depends upon my server capacity or DBMS contains storage capacity for instance 100 gigs etc.

Please suggest me to understand!

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konektorCommented:
u have choices :
- u can set all your datafiles to fixed size. if some application will requre more space than allocated - it gets an error
- u can set all your datafiles to be autoextend. if some application will require more space than is currently allocated, file grows, until hit limit of OS dataspace.
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Arthur_WoodCommented:
However, you should remember that you are ultimately limited by the storage space on the server - the DBMS does not provide independent storage.  If you have a RAID which has a capacity of 120 Gb, then that is the upper limit of the starage capacity of your ORACLE (or SQL Server or...) instances.

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