>Can anybody please tell me in detail.(Not just a pointing towards TODO items)
>1) What a table space supposed to offer?
They allow you to define a maximum amount of storage for a certain set
They help you to define the location of data.
They help you to define how much data can be used by which ressource.
>2) What a directory structure does not offer that table space does?
You need to the command line in order to manage quotas - you might not
Quotas are handled differently on ever platform (if available).
With tablespaces you can assign 30mb to use a, 120mb to user b etc. ...
Table spaces are a nice abstraction layer to the file system.
>3) How do they compare for advantages/disadvantages..
>Oracle familiarity is out. That's not even close to being good merit IMO. If
>postgresql moves to oracle way of doing things, .. well, I won't be as much
>hapy as I am now..
>Thanks for your patience..
how would you handle table spaces? just propose it to the hackers' list ...
we should definitely discuss that ...
a bad implementation of table spaces would be painful ...
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