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Administration Guide

Chapter 17. Scaling Your Configuration

You may find that the size of your configuration is not appropriate for your needs. You may have tried increasing your configuration memory, or storage capacity, or both, but this has not provided you with sufficient improvement to meet your current or future needs.

You should consider scaling your configuration as discussed in the remainder of this chapter if:

When you scale your system by changing the environment, you should be aware of the impact that such a change can have on your database procedures such as backing up and restoring the database.

When you add a new database partition, you cannot drop or create a database until the procedure is complete, and the new server is successfully integrated into the system.

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