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Terminology question

Terminology question

Terminology question

I have a DB (DB2/UDB) which is about 100GB. The 100GB file gets dumped on a filesystem. What is it called, when you have to split the dump file from 100GB to lets say 4x25GB files?


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I guess I would call it 'image splitting', since the backup is just an image file of the database (or snapshot).

RE: Terminology question

in archiving some utilities it is called "saving to volumes".  

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RE: Terminology question

Maybe you could post your question in the Making an Impression Forum as well (forum1256).


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Regarding your question, I would say "partitioning"? I am not sure, but the guys of the other forum know better than me.

RE: Terminology question

Try to search INET with file splitter. There are lots of URLs with Split files into pieces so that you can move them between systems... etc.
To split file, what else?..

RE: Terminology question

Or for those of us who dwell in the less technically-elegant, maybe "chunking"?

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