The storage pool

Every instance of the database server has a storage pool. The storage pool contains information about the directories, cooked files, and raw devices that the server can use if necessary to automatically expand an existing dbspace, temporary dbspace, sbspace, temporary sbspace, or blobspace.

When the storage space falls below a threshold defined in the SP_THRESHOLD configuration parameter, the database server can automatically run a task that expands the space, either by extending an existing chunk in the space or by adding a new chunk.

You can use SQL administration API commands to:

The storagepool table in sysadmin database contains information about all of the entries in a storage pool for a database server instance.


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