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File systems recommended for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows .

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Question

Which file systems are recommended for DB2?

Answer

 

Platform
Operating System
File systems recommended
Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • IBM General Parallel File System1 (GPFS™)
    • ext3
    • ext4
    • xfs
    • VERITAS File System (VxFS)
    • Network File System (NFS3) with IBM N-series
    • Network File System (NFS3) with Network Appliance filers
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES)
    • GPFS
    • ext3
    • ext4
    • xfs2
    • VERITAS File System (VxFS)
    • NFS3 with IBM N-series
    • NFS3 with Network Appliance filers
    • btrfs4
UNIX AIX®
    • GPFS
    • Enhanced Journaled File System (JFS2)
    • NFS3 with IBM N-series
    • NFS3 with Network Appliance filers
    • VxFS
Windows All Windows products NTFS
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Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows

Component: OTHER - Uncategorised

Software version: 10.5, 11.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition: Advanced Enterprise Server, Advanced Workgroup Server, Enterprise Server, Express, Express-C, Personal, Workgroup Server

Reference #: 1979500

Modified date: 07 September 2018