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    i am going for oracel9i DBA course. please mention some good links that will give thorough and easy to understand article on oracle database administration.

    my query is
    what is a segment? i do know that segment is a collection of extents.
    can someone explain beyound this?

    thanx
    vijay

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    Go through the Oracle Documentation.

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    "Segment" is the generic name for a table, index, roll-back segment etc. It is used to cover the objects that are stored using the same space management techniques.

    It's all here: http://tahiti.oracle.com/pls/db92/db92.homepage

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