The is a listing a an Example Database Table, the size it consumes within the Database and the Size an Export of the same will consume. The “Part” Table contains information of certain Parts which are supplied by different manufactures and looks like the following:
The Table contains 1.4 Mio records:
Within the Database this Table consumes “only” 25 MB of storage:
When exporting the Table using the Export Wizard of SQL Developer and choosing the loader format,
the same Table consumes 147 MB of storage:
Thus, the is nearly a factor of 6 between the space a Table consumes within the Database and the exported information of the same.