Author Sally Blackwell,
Hewlett-Packard Ltd., compares and contrasts DBGeneral and
other database utilities for the HP e3000. This whitepaper
offers information to help customers migrate from HP's
comprehensive database management solution that provides
peak performance for the IMAGE database environment.
1981, DBGeneral has supported the evolution of the HP 3000
database management system by consistently helping DBAs keep
their systems performing efficiently and effectively. DBGeneral
has many easy-to-use options that boost performance and identify
critical problems, then make DBMS repairs as needed. Simply
stated, DBGeneral is one of the most comprehensive database
Breaking the 4GB Ceiling
DBGeneral resolves HP's
four-gigabyte file size limitation designed specifically to meet the
needs of user's with large databases that require a high-performing,
high-capacity tool to manage their database environment. With this
new technology, DBGeneral can manage large amounts of data efficiently,
allowing product features to be applied to any size database.
Stays in control...
Avoids full datasets using set parameters to automatically monitor capacities.
Adjusts master datasets through capacity sampling.
Maximizes response time...
Eliminates delays caused by broken chains and other technical breakdowns.
Completes diagnostics fast...
Quickly finds and fixes database performance or structural problems.
Makes changes on-the-fly...
Performs multiple item changes in a single operation while preserving all
Creates small test and training bases without duplicating entire production
Supports HP enhancements...
Supports major HP operating system enhancements such as Jumbo datasets, Dynamic
Detail Dataset Expansion (DDX), Third Party Indexing (TPI), and B-Tree.