Chapter 8. The DB2 Storage Model

This chapter describes how DB2 stores its objects on disk and introduces the concepts of storage paths, table spaces, containers, pages, and extents. It discusses how you can create and modify these objects on your data server and database so that your system will perform as optimally as possible and so that you do not run out of space when working with the database.

In this chapter you will learn about:

The DB2 Storage Model: The Big Picture

This section provides an overview of the DB2 storage model. In Figure 8.1 you can see the interaction between the different database objects as they relate ...

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