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In the Memory Areas user menu, you can find, among other things, a display of the database fill level.


Open the Database Assistant (transaction DB50) or the liveCache Assistant (transaction LC10). Choose   Current Status   Memory Areas   Data Area  .


Open the DBA Cockpit (transaction DBACOCKPIT) and select   Space   Data Area  .


The display contains the following information:

  • Total Size

    Size of the data area

  • Used Area

    Memory actually used in data area

  • Permanently Used Area

    Memory used by permanent data in the data area (SQL data, and for for SAP liveCache technology also OMS data and references to undo log entries).

  • Temporarily Used Area

    Memory used by temporary data in the data area (for SAP liveCache technology, this includes data that belongs to consistent views and was displaced from the OMS heap)

  • Free Area

    Available memory in the data area

  • Number of data pages changed since the last data backup.

    This value indicates the number of pages that an immediate incremental data backup would include.

More Information

Monitoring the Data Area

Database/liveCache Alert Monitor, Data Area

Database/liveCache Assistant, Volumes

Glossary, Consistent View, OMS, OMS Heap