IBM i 7.2 Improved Temporary Storage Tracking (Part 8)
Temporary storage is tracked in a set of buckets; each active job has its own bucket, and there are global buckets used for temporary storage, but not associated with a specific job.
By Dawn May02/07/2018
This week I want to let you know of an article written by IBMer Tim Clark of IBM that was recently published on the IBM i developerWorks site titled: Temporary storage and the database, Part 2 - Manage your Maintained Temporary Indexes (MTIs).
You’ll also find a link to Temporary Storage Details from the System Status task, Disk Space tab.
- Part 1 – Introduced the changes made in 7.2 including the new temporary storage buckets
- Part 2 – System status enhancements in 7.2, including the ability to display the temporary storage buckets in Navigator for i
- Part 3 – Enhancements made to better understand temporary storage consumption at a job level
- Part 4 – Enhancements made to IBM i performance data and the new charts in the performance data investigator
- Part 5 – Notification/automation support to proactively determine potential temporary storage issues
- Part 6 – Temporary storage service that allows you to use SQL to query the temporary storage buckets
- Part 7 – Temporary storage and the database, part 1
Dawn May is an IBM i consultant. She owns Dawn May Consulting, LLC in the Greater Boston area. Dawn is a former IBM senior technical staff member. More →