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Total record capacities of Access 2000 and Oracle 8i

Access 2000 vs. Oracle 8i. How many total records can each database hold?

A MS-Access database data file can be a maximum of 2GB in size. And Oracle 8i database can be a maximum of 512 Petabytes (or roughly 512,000,000 GB) in size. How many records does this translate to? It all depends upon the record size. You can hold more, smaller records, than you can larger records.

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This was first published in April 2002

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