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OCA: Oracle 10g™ Administration I: Study Guide by Matthew Weishan, Joseph C. Johnson, Bob Bryla, Chip Dawes

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6.3. Controlling Resource Usage by Users

An Oracle 10g database lets you limit some resources that your user accounts consume. Diskspace limits are governed by tablespace quotas, and CPU, memory, and hybrid limits are implemented with profiles. In the following sections, you will learn how to manage resource consumption in your database with roles and quotas.

6.3.1. Assigning Tablespace Quotas

Before a user can create objects in a tablespace, they must have a space usage quota for that tablespace. Tablespace quotas limit the amount of disk space that a user can consume. The default quota is none, which is why you need to assign a quota before you can create objects in a tablespace. You can assign a space usage quota at the same time you create ...

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