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Problems creating site collection

In SP 2013, after creating my web application, I created a site collection and got the below message.  The content database does exist.

The operation that you are attempting to perform cannot be completed successfully.  No content databases in the web application were available to store your site collection.  The existing content databases may have reached the maximum number of site collections, or be set to read-only, or be offline, or may already contain a copy of this site collection.  Create another content database for the Web application and then try the operation again.
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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
It sounds like you may have not completed all the prerequisites:

1. create an app <done>
2. create a quote template <?>
3. create a custom wildcard path <?>

Reference link:  https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263094.aspx

have you completed numbers 2 & 3?

Dan
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Sushanta SahuPrincipal Specialist, Information ManagementCommented:
Looks like your content databases are set not to take more site collections. Check with your SharePoint farm administrator and ask them to allow more sites by increasing the number in content databases.
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IsaacSharePoint Client Side DeveloperAuthor Commented:
I was able to resolve the issue by increasing the RAM.  Once I did that, I was able to create what I needed.
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IsaacSharePoint Client Side DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Increasing RAM is how I was able to resolve
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