access method services

The facility that defines and reproduces VSAM key-sequenced data sets.

access path

The path that locates data that is specified in SQL statements. An access path can be indexed or sequential.

active log

The portion of the DB2 log to which log records are written as they are generated. The active log always contains the most recent log records, whereas the archive log holds those records that are older and no longer fit on the active log.

address space

A range of virtual storage pages that is identified by a number (ASID) and a collection of segment and page tables that map the virtual pages to real pages of the computer's memory.

administrative authority

A set of related privileges that DB2 defines. When you grant one of the ...

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