Advance resource planning

It is extremely important that you understand and plan resource usage in advance. In the case of disk resources, for example, after you initialize and allocate a device to Adaptive Server, that device cannot be used for any other purpose (even if Adaptive Server never fills the device with data). Likewise, Adaptive Server automatically reserves the memory for which it is configured, and this memory cannot be used by any other application.

The following suggestions can help you plan resource usage: