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The Oracle Guru Answer #14

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c. Very Large Database (VLDB)

While there is apparently no official or standard definition for the term Very Large Database (VLDB), it is sometimes used to describe databases occupying magnetic storage in the terabyte range and containing billions of table rows. Typically, these are decision support systems or transaction processing applications serving large numbers of users.

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Expert response: Backing up a VLDB

Tip: The problem with petabytes

White Paper: Cost analysis of Sun/Oracle and Unisys/Microsoft for a BI solution in a VLDB environment

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