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Quick Beginnings for DB2 Extended Enterprise Edition for UNIX

Instance Directory

The instance directory stores all information that pertains to a database instance. You cannot change the location of the instance directory once it is created. The directory contains:

In a partitioned database system, the instance directory is shared between all database partition servers belonging to the instance. Therefore, the instance directory must be created on a mounted file system that all machines in the instance can access.

For information on adding nodes to participate in an existing instance, refer to the Administration Guide.

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