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  • Performance | Disk I/O view now includes tempfiles.

    2BakSa.Net 2010

  • If you're thinking no reason at all, then you are in alignment with how RMAN views tempfiles.

    link 2009

  • Physically, with respect to the file system, datafiles and tempfiles are the same, but how they are used by Oracle is quite different.

    link 2009

  • MetaLink note 160426.1 contains a detailed discussion of more differences between the use of datafiles and tempfiles.

    link 2009

  • If you are backing up tempfiles otherwise, it is a waste of time and resources.

    link 2009

  • Aside from being relatively throwaway and recreate when necessary, a significant feature of tempfiles has to do with RMAN.

    link 2009

  • If nothing of permanence is stored, then what need would there to be to backup tempfiles?

    link 2009

  • There might be better ways to do this, with gvfs and so on, and it would be way better if it didn't have to use tempfiles, and so forth, but this is a proof of concept.

    Planet GNOME 2008


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  • First to comment!!!! GO TEMPFILES!!!

    March 31, 2010

  • Yes, please go.

    March 31, 2010